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Arts in Health Steering Group

 

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Kildare Arts in Health Steering Group, was established in Autumn 2008 through Kildare County Council initiative and includes artists and representatives from a variety of agencies in the health, disability, and community sectors.

Mission Statement:

Kildare Arts in Health Steering Group seeks to promote and support a diversity of quality arts initiatives within varied healthcare and community settings to enhance the health, quality of life, social wellbeing and inclusion of all citizens within County Kildare.  

Aims:

To support and encourage various organisations in the promotion and use of all aspects of the arts

To support and encourage all artists within the community in the practice of their art

To raise awareness of the centrality of the arts in the enhancement of health, quality of life, social and mental wellbeing 

To promote inclusivity for all members of society through the arts

To develop mechanisms for information exchange and networking

Current Projects:

Current initiatives of Kildare Arts in Health Steering Group include the Kildare Arts in Health Mapping Project and the development of an Arts in Health Action Day in Riverbank Arts Centre, on 28 May 2010.

For further information please contact group chair, Petra Costigan Tel: 057 8625006 or Email: petra.costigan@tobe.ie