read more about Dunmore East Magic: New Staff Art Wall Exhibition

Dunmore East Magic: New Staff Art Wall Exhibition

Dunmore East Magic, a vibrant exhibition of paintings by artist and nurse Marley Irish has opened on the Staff Art Wall at University Hospital Waterford (UHW).

read more about Moments of Light

Moments of Light

Creative engagement with children in health contexts, 28 June  

read more about Art at the Kitchen Table

Art at the Kitchen Table

Artists bring art to your home 

read more about Menu of Poems

Menu of Poems

for patients and staff of Irish hospitals on Poetry Day Ireland

read more about Mary Baxter

Mary Baxter

President & founding member passes away 


Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) is Ireland’s leading arts and health organisation. Established in 1993, we bring arts experiences to the bedsides of patients at University Hospital Waterford and other healthcare settings. We believe that the arts contribute to the wellbeing and vitality of society and that engaging with the arts stimulates our sense of identity and creativity.

WHAT supports the development of arts and health in Ireland and manages the national resource website 

WHAT is core funded by the Arts Council

WHAT Video

Take 5 mins to view a snapshot of Waterford Healing Arts Trust and the breadth of our work.
(Filmed in 2015)