Helium brings joy to children and young people in Irish hospitals and healthcare settings through art, creativity and play.

  • Creative Exchange Day Spring 2014
    September 20, 2014

    Helium Arts is 5 … Help make 2015 ...

    Can you believe Helium Arts & Health is five? Our organisation has come so far from the days when it was just me visiting hospitals with my Clown ...
  • President Michael D. Higgins presents the Awards Sculpture to Avril Carr, Helium, and Gilles de Decker of BNP Paribas
    September 20, 2014

    Helium Arts and BNP Paribas win at Busin...

    Helium Arts & BNP Paribas won at the Allianz Business to Arts Awards 2014 for Cloudlands Dublin in the category Best Use of Creativity in the Comm...
  • Film screening 2014
    July 22, 2014

    Watch ‘The Forge’ – th...

    When childhood friends Brian (Ciaran Whitehead) and Tadhg (Stephen O’Driscoll) drift apart in secondary school, Brian takes his revenge through a vi...
  • Cloudlands project co-ordinator Avril Carr with artists in residence Eszter Nemethi, Emma Fisher and Rachel Tynan
    July 7, 2014

    Cloudlands Creative Exchange Days

    An important aspect of the Cloudlands project is to raise awareness of the project and its benefits among the wider hospital community. In order to fa...
  • wDSC_0998 with wings
    July 6, 2014

    The Ocean Fairy dances on Cloudlands

    In the final week of the Cloudlands project in Temple Street Children’s University Hospital, Dublin, the Ocean Fairy came to life! This story was w...

 

The Forge – the latest film made by participants on the Two Suitcases Project

Helium’s Impact in 2013

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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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