Arts Council of Wales awards £300,000+ to 9 projects from new Arts and Health fund

The Arts Council of Wales has awarded £324,572 to nine projects across all parts of Wales from its new Arts, Health and Wellbeing fund. The Arts, Health and Wellbeing fund is a new National Lottery fund designed to support high-quality creative projects that deliver health and wellbeing benefits for the people of Wales. It is open … Continue reading Arts Council of Wales awards £300,000+ to 9 projects from new Arts and Health fund

Summer Showcase Exhibition at Barry Hospital

Welcome to our first Open Call Exhibition at Barry Hospital which is varied collection of artwork including paintings, drawings, mixed media and photography, all by local artists, visitors and staff members. This Summer Showcase is a vibrant and positive exhibition that celebrates the benefits that creative art can bring. Whether you are taking the time … Continue reading Summer Showcase Exhibition at Barry Hospital

Children’s Art Week at the University Hospital of Wales

In support of Children’s Art Week, the Arts for Health and Wellbeing team visited the Emergency Unit - Children’s Area at the University Hospital of Wales to create artwork with the children and their parents whilst they waited to be treated. The children’s art event was an underwater theme colouring activity. The Kickstart Team had … Continue reading Children’s Art Week at the University Hospital of Wales

Cynefin: Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Wales Project

The Arts for Health and Wellbeing Team are proud to present a new display of artwork in our Corridor Exhibition space at University Hospital Llandough. A new curriculum will be introduced in Welsh schools in 2022 to teach children about racism and the contributions of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. In preparation for this, … Continue reading Cynefin: Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Wales Project

Arts Call Out in Support of LGBTQ+ Pride

The Arts for Health and Wellbeing team, part of Cardiff & Vale Health Charity, are looking to commission artists to create artwork, around the themes of Identity, Inclusion and Creativity for exhibiting within the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board estate. The opportunity is open to all and we actively encourage applicants from LGBTQ+ communities … Continue reading Arts Call Out in Support of LGBTQ+ Pride