Helium Arts is the national children’s arts and health organisation. We bring art, creativity and play to children and teenagers in hospitals and healthcare settings across Ireland.

SOLDIER: Young members of CanTeen Ireland created a series of short film works responding to the history of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham and the veteran soldiers who lived there. These shorts were made with the support of professional artists on Helium’s Two Suitcases Project and were first shown during a film trail at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in June 2016.

Helium’s Impact in 2015

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SpiralOrchard found that children on the Puppet Portal Project were happier and less bored as a result of taking part and that the puppetry reduced their sense of alienation in hospital.
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