read more about A Sonnet in Remembrance

A Sonnet in Remembrance

Poet & dialysis patient Martin McShea marks historical landing at Crooke

read more about 5K: New Staff Art Wall Exhib

5K: New Staff Art Wall Exhib

5K: Captivating new exhibition by Adrian Crellin, CNM

read more about Art at the Kitchen Table

Art at the Kitchen Table

Artist Caroline Schofield brings art to your home 

read more about WHAT Project Co-ordinator

WHAT Project Co-ordinator

Aisling Kennedy joins WHAT team 


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)