We believe that you are never too young to become a theatre lover! The Ark and Dublin Theatre Festival present three internationally acclaimed shows for children.

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Our annual Popular Music Week is back, alongside aerial dance show Strange Feathers and spooky activity in partnership with Bram Stoker Festival!

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This year for Science week, we are heading into space! We have music gigs and talks for children and grown-ups!

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Featured Events

  • If Only Rosa Could Do Magic

    30 Sep - 3 Oct 2017 Read More
  • Poggle

    5 Oct - 8 Oct 2017 Read More
  • We Come From Far Far Away

    12 Oct - 15 Oct 2017 Read More
  • Tracks in the Snow - The Henry Girls

    1 Dec - 30 Dec 2017 Read More
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Open Call for Artists for 3rd PUSH Residential Lab

We are looking for two Ireland-based artists for the third PUSH international residential lab for Artists taking place in Dublin

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Our Autumn/Winter events are now on sale!

From September-December we bring you theatre, music, dance and science – giving children lots of opportunities to discover and love the arts!

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A Tribute to Professor John Coolahan as he steps down from the Board of The Ark after 13 years.

The following is an extract from a tribute given by Catherine Byrne, Chair of The Ark’s Board at the

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