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.

What happens on a Helium Arts project? 
We go behind the scenes with young members from CanTeen Ireland on their latest films created with the support of professional artists on Helium’s Two Suitcases Project. The teen filmmakers give us their insights on how the films were made and what the project means to them.

Helium’s Impact in 2015

Did you know?

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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