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.
January 9, 2017
Helium Arts is seeking to recruit a dynamic, experienced, highly motivated fundraiser to develop the role of Fundraising Officer within the two-year F...
December 13, 2016
Helium Arts is seeking an experienced project manager to lead the Fireflies Project from the end of January 2017 to mid-June 2017. Fireflies is a 3 ye...
November 30, 2016
The Helium Arts Forest Fawn is a Christmas card that transforms into a beautiful decoration, inspired by a magical story from a teenager in hospital i...
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 ...
What happens on a Helium Arts project?
We go behind the scenes with young members from CanTeen Ireland on their latest films created with the support of professional artists on Helium’s Two Suitcases Project. The teen filmmakers give us their insights on how the films were made and what the project means to them.
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.