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 
An army of young people with extraordinary abilities are suspended in time in the Museum of Discarded Superheroes. Will they defeat dastardly ruler Ronald Thump and save the planet? Watch the latest film by Helium Arts with members of CanTeen Ireland, the national young people’s cancer support group. Planet of the Capes had its premiere at The Sugar Club, Dublin in April 2017.

Helium’s Impact in 2016

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.
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