Arts + Health Check in Check up 2018


Arts and Health in the Workplace: Case studies of arts and health projects where participants are healthcare professionals. Artists Colette Lewis & Toma McCullim present case studies of projects at different stages of development, where participants are healthcare professionals. Chaired by Mary Grehan, Arts in Health Curator, Children’s Hospital Group.

Building Momentum is the theme for this year’s Arts + Health Check Up Check In, our annual gathering for healthcare professionals, artists and anyone interested in learning more about this dynamic field of practice. Taking place over two days at Crawford Art Gallery in Cork, the main event on 26 April will feature a keynote address by award-winning director and writer, Professor Anna Furse, FRSA, and presentations by some of the most innovative and creative practitioners working in arts and health in Ireland today. A workshop with Anna Furse and arts + health advice clinics will take place on 27 April.

Check Up Check In 2018 is an initiative of / Waterford Healing Arts Trust and Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts, with local partners Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork Kerry Community Healthcare Health & Wellbeing and Niche Community Health Project. The event is funded by the Arts Council and the HSE.