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Join Helium Arts as Digital Marketing Intern & Help Change Children’s Lives!

Posted on: July 20, 2017

At Helium Arts we believe creativity changes lives. Helium Arts programmes provide much-needed distraction and relief from the isolation, loneliness and depression caused by illness by supporting children with chronic…

Film Quiz: Supporting teens with illness to become filmmakers

Posted on: July 4, 2017

Do you know your Wonder Woman from your Mrs. Doubtfire? Your Lassie from your Hooch? Your Seagal from your Schwarzenegger? A film quiz with something for everyone & with lots of…

Temple of Treasures: Teenagers in Temple Street transform the hospital into a game environment

Posted on: June 16, 2017

An urgent communication has been received from an intergalactic voyager. You must join a team of players to decipher the clues and travel between parallel dimensions in Temple Street Children’s…

Get your family active this summer! Become a superhero for children living with illness

Posted on: May 12, 2017

This is Lisa, aka Superwoman! Lisa has had cancer twice in her young life. Lisa has told us about how she didn’t feel ‘normal’ at school because she was known as…

A fly in teddy’s throat! All the action from our Teddy Bear Check Up

Posted on: June 7, 2017

A bear who got a fly stuck in his throat after a walk in the park, a duck who lost his voice and meowed like a cat, a monkey with…

Join the Helium Arts team for a Communications Internship!

Posted on: May 31, 2017

HELIUM ARTS MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP Helium Arts is Ireland’s children’s arts and health organisation. We bring art, creativity and play to children and teenagers in hospital and healthcare settings…

Join Helium Arts’ Superhero Team this Summer!

Posted on: April 19, 2017

Let out your inner superhero to support teens living with chronic illness this summer! This is Lisa. Lisa is Superwoman. Lisa has had cancer twice in her young life. Lisa…

Volunteer Spotlight

Posted on: May 18, 2017

Luana Luz de Freitas Volunteer Position: Graphic Designer Time with Helium: 2 years Impact: Dozens of materials designed, from Christmas cards to strategic documents. Check out her full online portfolio!…

Teddy Care Plan

Posted on: May 18, 2017

Thank you for joining us in LloydsPharmacy for the Teddy Bear Check Up in April! A link to your Teddy Care Plan is below. In it you’ll find lots of…

Connecting with patient experience: Helium Arts workshop with UCD Nursing Students

Posted on: May 11, 2017

In April 2017, Helium Arts delivered a workshop for Third Year Nursing Students participating in the Arts and Health Elective Module at UCD coordinated by artist Emma Finucane. Anna McCarthy, Helium’s…

Teddy Bear Check Up Photo Competition Terms and Conditions

Posted on: April 25, 2017

Win a Faber-Castell Art Supplies Hamper! Special thanks to Faber-Castell for the donation  Guidelines Upload your ‘Teddy Bear Check Up’ photo to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram Use the hashtag #teddycheckup…

Picnic Project: A theatre project for young children with complex needs

Posted on: April 19, 2017

With spring upon us we have been delving into our picnic baskets and stretching out our blanket in preparation for taking our Picnic Project to our wonderful families in Kildare!…

Teens at Temple Street Hospital experiment with robots, graffiti art and gaming on the Fireflies Project

Posted on: April 19, 2017

Teenagers on Helium Arts’ Fireflies project at Temple Street Children’s University Hospital are currently experimenting with robots, graffiti art, ideas of play and gaming in collaboration with resident artist Siobhán Clancy….

Call for Volunteers! Teddy Bear Check Up

Posted on: April 13, 2017

Helium Arts is looking for volunteers to take part in the Teddy Bear Check Up at Lloyd’s Pharmacy on 28 & 29 April. About the Event The Helium Arts’ Teddy…

What’s inside the suitcase? Top tips from our Artist in Residence for packing art materials for the hospital

Posted on: April 9, 2017

Everyone is always curious to know ‘what’s inside the case?!’ Siobhán Clancy, Helium’s artist in residence at Temple Street Children’s University Hospital, gives her top tips on packing arts materials for…

Call for volunteers! Interactive film event at The Sugar Club

Posted on: March 15, 2017

Helium Arts is looking for volunteers to take part in Planet of the Capes, an interactive film and music showcase at The Sugar Club in Dublin on 1 April 2017….

How is your Teddy feeling today? Join us at the Teddy Bear Check Up

Posted on: March 9, 2017

How is your Teddy feeling today? Does your Teddy have a sore tummy, running nose, bad cough? Come to the Helium Arts’ Teddy Bear Check Up at LloydsPharmacy in association…

Teddy Bear Care: How to look after your Bear

Posted on: March 8, 2017

Helium Arts’ Teddy Bear Check Up in partnership with UCD Paediatric Society is coming at the end of April to selected LloydsPharmacies in Dublin. But what do you do if your…

Fireflies: New collaborators on our artist in residence project in hospitals

Posted on: February 1, 2017

In 2017, Helium Arts welcomes new collaborators to the Fireflies project, an artist in residence project in hospitals which supports teenagers transitioning to adult care. Monica Flynn will be project…

Film workshops for young people with epilepsy in partnership with Epilepsy Ireland

Posted on: February 7, 2017

This spring, Epilepsy Ireland in partnership with Helium Arts will host a series of film workshops for young people age 16-21 living with epilepsy. The workshops will take place in…

This spring, Epilepsy Ireland in partnership with Helium Arts will host a series of film workshops for young people age 16-21 living with epilepsy. The workshops will take place in Galway, Dublin and Cork and include a hands-on introduction to filmmaking and plot generating.

Led by professional artists from Helium Arts with support from Epilepsy Ireland regional branches, all the workshops are free and include lunch.

The workshops offer a taster of what’s to come during a film camp in Summer 2017 and some of the creations will feature in the final film.

To register for a workshop, contact your regional Epilepsy Ireland office through the contact details below.

A film workshop will also take place for Training for Success students at Sligo IT in March.

 

Helium Arts has been running a community film programme since 2012 in which participants collaborate with filmmakers, artists, writers and theatre makers to develop and film their own original scripts. Learn all about the programme here.

This project is produced in produced in partnership with Epilepsy Ireland and Helium Arts. The project is principally funded by QUALCOMM with additional funding from the Arts Council, the Hospital Saturday Fund and the Cork Foundation.

We gratefully acknowledge our workshop sponsors: the RHA (Royal Hibernian Academy) School, the Huston School of Film and Digital Media, NUIG and Coppa Café.

www.epilepsy.ie 

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