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.

Children are invited to have their teddies’ vital signs checked!
Friday 28 April 2017: Blackrock Shopping Centre
Saturday 29 April 2017: Omni Park SC, Santry
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Trailer: Planet of the Capes 
The latest film by Helium Arts with members of CanTeen Ireland, the national young people’s cancer support group, premiered at The Sugar Club in Dublin on April 1st. An interactive film and music showcase, the day featured companion films by Louise Manifold and Ben Murnane, live music by Seán Carpio with CanTeen, and superhero activities with artist Siobhán Clancy.

Helium’s Impact in 2016

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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