Helium Arts gives sick children respite through the arts
May 2, 2016Aer Lingus is screening the Cloudlands documentary by Siobhan Perry on all transatlantic flights between 1 June – 31 July 2016. The Cloudlands ...
April 28, 2016In early spring, Helium teamed up with CanTeen, the national young people’s cancer support group, for a fantasy adventure live action role-playing ...
April 28, 2016Join Helium Arts for a special family promenade day at the Irish Museum of Modern Art on Saturday 25 June 2016. You will be given a trail map to seek....
Helium engages creatively with children aged 0-3 and their parents in a variety of health settings, incl...
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 ...
Cloudlands Panel Discussion: Cloudlands was a three-year artist residency project for teenagers in hospital. This panel discussion at The LAB chaired by Annette Moloney explores the very rich process which the artists engaged in with patients and brings together the views of artists and medical practitioners on the value of the arts in healthcare contexts.
Panel: Rachel Tynan (artist, Temple Street), Eszter Némethi (artist, CUH), Dr Emma Curtis (Medical Director, National Paediatric Hospital Development Board) Marie Brett (artist), Aideen Barry (artist)
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.