Waterford Healing Arts Trust, University Hospital Waterford, Nov 11th to Dec 6th 2018

National Lottery Good Causes Award

WHAT Lottery Win
Pictured are (l-r): Susan Crossan, WHAT Administrator, Eoin O Meachair, Healing Sounds on the Wards musician, Claire Meaney, WHAT Acting Arts Director, Dermot Griffin, CEO, The National Lottery, Maeve Butler, WHAT Acting Assistant Arts Director and Liam Merriman, Healing Sounds on the Ward musician.

Waterford Healing Arts Trust are delighted winners of the Arts & Culture category of the National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2018!
Our heartfelt thanks to everyone involved.
You can see the awards ceremony on Virgin Media One, Sunday 11 November, 9.30pm!

Live music at UHW

Liam Merriman and Bill Stuart
Musicians Liam Merriman and Bill Stuart

Healing Sounds in the Foyer: Liam Merriman & Bill Stuart
Mon 12 Nov, 1.30pm
Join Liam and Bill for a live acoustic session as part of our Healing Sounds in the Foyer programme, kindly sponsored by AIB Ardkeen.

Adm free, all welcome.
More info here

Healing Sounds on the Wards 
Bringing live music to the wards at UHW.

  • Mon 12 Nov: 7pm-8pm
    Eoin O Meachair & Alan Browne will visit Medical Ward 3 & Medical Ward 5.
  • Mon 26 Nov, 3pm-4pm
    Liam Merriman & Sharon Scanlon will visit Renal Dialysis & Medical Ward 4.

’77 Years A-Dreaming’, A New Book By UHW Patient

Jack Kelly
Jack Kelly Age 16

Fri 30 Nov 2018, 6pm in WHAT Centre, UHW
77 Years A-Dreaming: Reflections and Recollections of a Wonderful Life, by Portlaw amateur historian and renal dialysis patient Jack Kelly, will be officially launched at Waterford Healing Arts Trust on Friday 30 November at 6pm.

All are welcome to attend the launch.

77 Years A-Dreaming will be available to purchase at the launch and afterwards from Waterford Healing Arts Trust.
More info here

Exhibitions at UHW

Old meets New

Staff Art Wall – Boyer Phelan
Continues until 16 Nov
Old Meets New features an eclectic collection of paintings by WHAT artist Boyer Phelan.
More info here

Staff Art Wall – Open Call
Have you an artistic talent hidden away?!
The Staff Art Wall is an initiative which aims to celebrate the creativity of HSE staff by providing an opportunity to display your work at the hospital.
If you’re a staff member keen to exhibit your paintings, photographs or other artwork, please contact Amy or Stefanie at WHAT, ext. 2664 / WHAT@hse.ie

Arts & Health Workshop

work shop

Intro to Arts & Health
Fri 9 Nov, 9am-4pm
Connolly Hospital, Dublin

A workshop for artists and healthcare professionals, presented by artsandhealth.ie, managed by WHAT.
More info here
Please note: Workshop is fully booked!

WHAT 25th Anniversary

New Choral Work & Exhibition to mark 25th Anniversary 
Thurs 6 Dec, from 7.15pm
University Hospital Waterford

wishing balloons
Wishing Balloons by Brigid Teehan, part of the WHAT 25th Anniversary exhibition.

The first performance of Hospital Voices, a new choral work by Eric Sweeney and Edward Denniston, and the unveiling of a special exhibition, A Celebration of Waterford Healing Arts Trust in 25 Objects, will take place at UHW on Thurs 6 Dec.
More info here




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Waterford Healing Arts Trust Centre, University Hospital Waterford, Dunmore Road Waterford.
Website: http://www.waterfordhealingarts.com/
Email: what@hse.ie
Tel: 051 842 664

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