Helium Arts is the national children’s arts and health organisation. We bring art, creativity and play to children and teenagers in hospitals and healthcare settings across Ireland.
Planet of the Capes | The Sugar Club | 1st April
Interactive film & music showcase
Free but bookings essential. Book
February 12, 2017
Helium Arts and CanTeen Ireland present Planet of the Capes, an interactive film and music showcase, at The Sugar Club in Dublin on Saturday 1st April...
February 8, 2017
Helium Arts in partnership with UCD Paediatric Society are developing a Teddy Bear Check Up which will be launched this spring in a pharmacy setting i...
February 7, 2017
This spring, Epilepsy Ireland in partnership with Helium Arts will host a series of film workshops for young people age 16-21 living with epilepsy. Th...
February 1, 2017
In 2017, Helium Arts welcomes new collaborators to the Fireflies project, an artist in residence project in hospitals which supports teenagers transit...
January 30, 2017
Helium Arts is the national children’s arts and health organisation, connecting children living with illness to their creative powers, so they c...
Since 2009, Helium Arts has brought creative projects to children aged 0-3 and their parents in a variety...
Two Suitcases is an award-winning film and technology project for teenagers living with chronic illness...
Artists work with a healthcare community over a number of months in a sustained engagement on our Artist ...
Trailer: Planet of the Capes
The latest film by members of CanTeen Ireland, the national young people’s cancer support group, will premiere at The Sugar Club in Dublin on Saturday 1st April. Join us for an interactive film and music showcase featuring companion films by Louise Manifold and Ben Murnane, live music by Seán Carpio with CanTeen, and superhero activities with artist Siobhán Clancy. Free Event. Book your ticket here.
Helium’s Impact in 2015
15 partnerships established
234 healthcare staff participated
5 healthcare settings engaged
290 children and teenagers benefited
Did you know?
SpiralOrchard found that children on the Puppet Portal Project were happier and less bored as a result of taking part and that the puppetry reduced their sense of alienation in hospital.