read more about Photographic exhibition opens

Photographic exhibition opens

on the Staff Art Wall at University Hospital Waterford.

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I brought the dream of flying…

Corina Duyn & Caroline Schofield exhibition at GOMA

read more about Rethink Ireland Impact for Munster

Rethink Ireland Impact for Munster

WHAT announced as awardee

read more about Experience 2022

Experience 2022

Introduction to Arts, Health & the Older Person learning programme 

read more about Exhibition Open Call

Exhibition Open Call

for our 2023–2025 Programme


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)