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Early Years Workshop: Beatrice the Busy Bee

6 Feb - 12 Mar

Artist Paula Henihan delivers gentle, creative workshops for Ages 2-4 based on an engaging story about Beatrice the Bee and her busy bee friends.

Early Years Workshop: Beatrice the Busy Bee

Be a Bee Hero! Inside the Junior Pollinator Plan…

6 Feb

To stop bees disappearing from Ireland we need your help. We need you to tell everyone how important bees are and make your school and garden a safe place for bees to live. For Ages 6+. Part of Bee Day!

Be a Bee Hero! Inside the Junior Pollinator Plan…

Family Talk: Keeping Bees in the City

6 Feb

Across Ireland, people living in towns and cities are discovering the joys of beekeeping. It is a great way to connect to the natural world AND helping to support an ailing bee population. A Bee Day talk for Ages 6+

Family Talk: Keeping Bees in the City

To Bee or not To Bee Drama Workshop

6 Feb

Join Marie Ruane (one of the stars of BEES! A Musical) & Lindsey Kirby for a jam packed, fun-filled bee-tastic drama workshop for Ages 5-7 or 8-10. Part of Bee Day!

To Bee or not To Bee Drama Workshop

BEES! A Musical

13 Feb - 13 Mar

A musical show for Ages 6+ filled with buzzing and songs, dancing and flying. Oh and you’ll learn lots of important things about bees along the way!

BEES! A Musical

Put Yourself in the Picture

19 Mar - 3 Apr

As Ireland looks back at its first 100 years as a nation, we are celebrating the children of today.

In this FREE arts programme, we are inviting children from across Ireland to come and create a portrait of themselves using photography, drawing and writing.

Put Yourself in the Picture

Sit for a Portrait

19 Mar - 3 Apr

The Ark have invited some of Ireland's leading portrait artists to be part of 'Put Yourself in the Picture' and you could win the chance to be drawn by them! For Ages 7+

Sit for a Portrait

Faces in The Window 2016

20 Mar - 30 Mar

One of the first ever projects to take place in The Ark when we opened in 1995 was called 'Faces in The Windows', where photographs of children were displayed in the windows of the building to show the world who The Ark had been created for.

Faces in The Window 2016

Early Years Workshop: Look at Me!

22 Mar - 5 Apr

A fun and creative session with artist Jane Groves that introduces young children (Ages 2-4) to simple portraiture.

Early Years Workshop: Look at Me!

CPD for Teachers: Using Humour to Develop Music in the Classroom

14 Apr

Explore fresh and effective strategies for creating fun and accessible ways of teaching music in the classroom using the signature Graffiti Classics blend of humour and great music.

CPD for Teachers: Using Humour to Develop Music in the Classroom

Schools Gigs: Graffiti Classics

15 Apr

Introduce your class to the world of classical music in a fun and accessible way with the totally unique, exciting performances by this amazing and hilarious string quartet.

Schools Gigs: Graffiti Classics