Summer Camps, workshops and special events to give children an insight and practical experience of the world of animation.

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A beautiful exhibition that gives you a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the making of the Oscar® nominated film Song of the Sea by Irish animation company Cartoon Saloon.

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The Ark and Dublin Theatre Festival have once again partnered together to present internationally acclaimed work for children.

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Our annual celebration of popular music is back! Over 8 days, come and enjoy all things pop with our mid-term camp as well as gigs, workshops and music jams for all ages.

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Featured Events

  • Song of the Sea: The Exhibition

    11 Jun - 31 Aug 2016 Read More
  • Character Design Workshop: Shapeshifters

    20 Jul - 4 Aug 2016 Read More
  • Family Gigs: Kíla

    13 Aug - 14 Aug 2016 Read More
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The Ark’s Children’s Council Blog: June update from Shaun Dunne

The fourth official session of The Children'a Council was certainly a busy one. Here’s what we got up to in May!

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Oscar nominated Tomm Moore to join the board of The Ark

The Ark is delighted to announce that Tomm Moore, co-founder and creative director of Cartoon Saloon has joined its board.

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The Ark’s Children’s Council Blog: May update from Shaun Dunne

The Council are settling in- We’re establishing a routine- And a lot of stuff is still happening in 2016! Here

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