World premiere of a brand new theatre show by Amy Conroy, inspired by The Princess and the Pea and infused with the excitement of aerial performance, dance music and great storytelling.
A jazz-inspired early years music workshop for 2-4 year olds. With musician Nick Roth.
A free panel discussion for grown-ups on the enduring popularity of fairy tales and the challenges and opportunities they offer for theatrical and filmic storytelling.
A fun and imaginative visual art & literature based programme exploring strand units of the English and Visual Arts curriculum. For Junior Infants - 6th Class
A mysterious treasure chest has been found in The Ark! Join artist Bethan Parkes to discover the secrets of the chest in this fun, visual arts based workshop for ages 2-4.
Every artwork has a story to tell! Sometimes worlds cross over and strange things happen - humans take on animal form, objects shrink or grow, people dream enchanted dreams and things are not always as they seem. A free exhibition for ages 4+
In this imaginative workshop, visual artist Paula Henihan will help you to create your own curious or fantastical character, using a range of mixed media, collage, and drawing techniques. Ages 4-6 & 7-9.
Escape to The Ark for some magical storytelling with renowned Irish storyteller Jack Lynch. For Ages 5+
Work together as a family to create a magical story and bring it to life visually. A workshop for ages 4+ and their families with visual artist Jo May.
Discover some of the most bizarre recipes ever invented and how they've been inspired by stories, artworks, tastes, places...Then write and design your own! For ages 8-12.
Don’t miss your chance to discover the story behind Song of The Sea, the animated feature film by Kilkenny’s Cartoon Saloon, in this special talk with Director Tomm Moore and Assistant Director Fabian Erlinghauser.
Captivating dance for 1st - 6th Class. Part of the Dublin Dance Festival Family Season.
Two smitten penguins, some playful seals, a lazy caravan of camels, a hen laying eggs, a dog and a cat, and of course-some elephants! A playful dance show for ages 2-5
Perfect for school tours! The Ark has created a visually stimulating exhibition that brings to life the fascinating story of colour. Your class will experience a guided tour of the exhibition and an artist-led workshop.
A CPD Course for Primary School Teachers. In partnership with Dublin West Education Centre. Experience a practical approach to visual arts education and how it could be applied within your school.