VISUAL ART: Foyer Friday 26th April – Saturday 1st June
This exhibition celebrates the art made by older people in healthcare settings in Mayo. Since 2004, artists Bernie Garvey O’Mara, Irma van Baalen, Maggie Morrison and Tom Meskell have been facilitating these art sessions. Bernie in St. Augustine’s CNU, Ballina, Irma in McBride CNU in Westport, Maggie in St. Colmans, Achill and Tom in Sacred Heart, Castlebar. This collaboration with older people has its roots in the Arts Service, Mayo County Council Mentoring Scheme that ran from 2004 - 2011 in partnership with HSE West.
Official opening on Friday 26th April at 2.30pm. All Welcome.