Helium Arts brings art, creativity and play to children and teenagers in hospitals and healthcare settings across Ireland.

  • CanTeen members and volunteers at our screening in IFI with India Mullen (Red Rock) and David Rawle (Moone Boy)
    April 22, 2015

    Two Suitcases Project 2015

    Summer is nearly here and we’re ready to start a new phase of the Two Suitcases film project. We’ll be working for a second year with ...
  • Butterflight World
    April 22, 2015

    Latest news from the Cloudlands project ...

    There have been lots of exciting developments on Cloudlands Year 3 over the last few months. Cloudlands connects artists and teenagers living with ch...
  • Deer 'Sundials' that Rachel has been working on in response to one of the teenagers stories. When the sun shines, the image is revealed through the sun projection across the wall.
    April 15, 2015

    Cloudlands Dublin: Preparatory artwork f...

    Rachel Tynan, Cloudlands artist in residence at Temple Street Children’s University Hospital, Dublin, has been busy this spring prepping for a...
  • The box
    April 15, 2015

    Artwork and stories from Cloudlands at C...

    Eszter Nemethi is Cloudlands artist in residence at Cork University Hospital. This year, Eszter is working with a group of young collaborators to dev...

 

CanTeen members explore preconceptions of young people with cancer and bust a host of myths along the way in this new docu-drama from Helium’s Two Suitcases Project.

Helium’s Impact in 2014

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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.
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