Home/Tag: art

PAUSE – Engaging with art and creating a time and space for self-care

Do you care for someone who is dying? Is self-care something you would like to make time for? Palliative Care NSW and the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW) are working together to offer an arts engagement program specifically for carers engaging in Palliative Care. This free 4-week program is open to members and [...]

By |2019-08-28T15:37:35+10:00August 28th, 2019|News|2 Comments

2019 Art Competition – ‘To infinity and beyond’

Palliative Care Australia’s online art competition is back again in 2019, with this year’s competition including a physical exhibition at the 2019 Oceanic Palliative Care Conference (19OPCC) in Perth between 10 – 13 September. This year’s theme is “To Infinity & Beyond”. This theme encourages artists to consider beyond the limitations that are often placed [...]

By |2019-06-25T11:12:33+10:00June 25th, 2019|News|0 Comments

PCNSW Professional Education Day – AGNSW

PCNSW is holding the annual Professional Education Day at the Art Gallery of NSW during National Palliative Care Week 2019 on Friday 24th May. PCNSW is fortunate this year to be partnering with the Art Gallery of NSW. The existential aspects of Palliative Care, including bereavement, death anxiety, biography and the role of art in [...]

By |2019-05-22T16:54:29+10:00April 16th, 2019|News|0 Comments

What matters most? Artist Dr Gail Kenning writes about the new partnership with PCNSW

"Whether we have a long or short life, what we most wish for others and ourselves, is a good quality of life. Even people living with chronic disease or in end of life care can assess themselves to have a good quality of life. The key to quality of life is in finding out what [...]

By |2018-05-15T11:20:29+10:00May 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

National Palliative Care Week Launch at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

The NSW Health Minister the Hon. Brad Hazzard MP will be launching National Palliative Care Week on Sunday 20th May at 10am at the Art Gallery of NSW. Palliative Care NSW will be announcing an innovative partnership developed with the Art Gallery of NSW providing palliative care professionals, carers and families with the opportunity to [...]

By |2018-04-26T17:42:11+10:00April 26th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Palliative care folk, thank you for all that you do :)

We thought you might like a short interlude at the end of the week. This beautiful poem is a reflection by a patient of her thoughts and final days, desiring not to be forgotten, neither to forget. “These days slip away like coins into a slot I sit here the person, the life, the woman [...]

By |2017-11-17T16:44:55+10:00November 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

2017 Art Competition: Connection with Community now open!

Submissions are now open for Palliative Care Australia’s 2017 Online Art Competition. Part of their Dying to Talk promotion, the competition is now in it’s second year. This year's theme is Connection with Community and entries may be paintings, drawings, photographs or objects. There are three prizes on offer: Overall winner as chosen by the panel [...]

By |2017-05-29T12:02:00+10:00May 29th, 2017|News|0 Comments