One Thursday at the Gallery

National Gallery of Ireland 15th November 2018

On 15th November 2018 the DSIDC and MISA, Creative Life, in association with the National Gallery of Ireland presented “One Thursday at the Gallery”.  The event brought together expert speakers and practitioners who explored the extraordinary impact that the arts can have on the lives of those people who are living with a dementia.  Speakers both national and international discussed art, theatre and music in the morning and the afternoon was set aside for Azure workshops, Virtual Reality and a Silent Disco. The conference proved to be a great success and provided an excellent opportunity for information sharing and networking amongst individuals inspired by the impact the arts can have on people living with a dement

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  • Sinéad Kathy Rice, Head of Education, National Gallery of Ireland
  • Professor Davis Coakley, Director MISA Creative Life & Emeritus Professor Trinity College Dublin
  • Chair for the day: Professor Philip Napier
  • Karen Meenan
  • Órla Hora
  • Bairbre-Ann Harki
  • Caomhán Mac Con Iomaire
  • Dr. Catherine Jordan
  • Dana Walrath
  • Veronica Franklin Gould
  • Dr. Tara Byrne
  • Ronan Smith

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