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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A Christmas Carol2 Dec - 6 Jan 2017

Back by popular demand, The Ark presents Aaron Monaghan and Bryan Burroughs’s playful adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic story. The perfect Christmas treat for Ages 7+.

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Featured Events

  • Song of the Sea: The Exhibition

    11 Jun - 31 Aug 2016 Read More
  • Aston’s Stones

    13 Oct - 16 Oct 2016 Read More
  • Katie’s Birthday Party

    1 Oct - 4 Oct 2016 Read More
  • Culture Night 2016 at The Ark

    16 Sep 2016 Read More
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Final Weekend of Get Animated!

Nearly 6,000 people have been getting animated this Summer - We celebrate the final weekend with special events!

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Become a Friend of The Ark!

With significant discounts and priority booking amongst the benefits, we are delighted to introduce you to our brand-new membership scheme!

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

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

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