Creativity in Older Age


Professional Development Opportunity

Azure Dementia Inclusive Training

For artists and art educators with a visual arts background

Laois County Council Arts Office in partnership with the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) is seeking 8 artists to participate in Azure Dementia Inclusive Training.
This training is aimed at artists and art educators with facilitation experience that are interested in working with person’s living with dementia and their carers/family and provide expert guidance on how to deliver dementia-inclusive art viewing workshops where the person living with dementia and their carer/family can participate. Free of charge to participating artists. All training and assessment will be delivered online.

Selected participants are required to attend all the professional development training dates. If you are unable to commit to the full programme of activities as outlined in the Guidelines, it is recommended that you do not apply for this opportunity.

Azure Dementia Inclusive Training Guidelines Click here to download
Azure Dementia Inclusive Training Application form Click here to download

Applications open: Thursday, April 22
Submission deadline: Wednesday, May 12
Notification of successful participants: Friday, May 14
Start date: Wednesday, May 26, 10.00-13.00

This is an initiative of Laois County Council Arts Office in partnership with the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) and in collaboration with Laois Age Friendly and Healthy Ireland Laois.

Supported by Creative Ireland Laois as part of the Creativity for Older Age fund 2021 – Creative Ireland Programme (2017–2022) and in partnership with Laois County Council.