Lego Animation Workshops

21 Feb - 24 Feb

Make your own Lego movie in this hands-on workshop with Brick Flicks.

Lego Animation Workshops

Storyboard Workshop: The Breadwinner

25 Feb

Cartoon Saloon, the creators of Oscar nominated Song of the Sea return to The Ark with a fun workshop to introduce their brand-new animated feature film The Breadwinner.

Storyboard Workshop: The Breadwinner

Put Yourself in the Portrait Gallery

4 Mar - 9 Apr

Children are the focus of our portrait gallery, with a collection of 12 portraits by acclaimed Irish artist Brian Maguire alongside a range of self-portraits drawn by children.

Put Yourself in the Portrait Gallery

Schools: Face to Face – Portrait workshops

7 Mar - 24 Mar

This creative workshop focuses on developing drawing and observational skills, and is strongly aligned with the drawing, paint and colour strand of the visual arts curriculum.

Schools: Face to Face – Portrait workshops

Talk: Brian Maguire

7 Mar

To mark the opening of our 'Put Yourself in the Portrait Gallery', which features his charcoal drawings from our Children of Ireland 2016 series, artist Brian Maguire gives a talk for adults interested in his take on human rights and visual arts.

Talk: Brian Maguire

Face to Face – Portrait workshops

11 Mar - 25 Mar

Forget the mobile phone, why not draw or paint your own selfie? Artist Jole Bortoli helps you explore different ways and styles to create your self portrait in this creative workshop

Face to Face – Portrait workshops

Early Years Workshop: Look at Me!

11 Mar - 18 Mar

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!

Sit for a Portrait

18 Mar

Children aged 7+ could win the chance to have their portrait drawn by one of Ireland's leading portrait artists!

Sit for a Portrait

Jeramee, Hartleby and Oooglemore

12 Apr - 26 Apr

It's not what you say, it's how you say it in this “stupidly lovely show… that offers a child’s eye view of the world and all its mysteries” (The Guardian), for ages 3+ from the Unicorn Theatre in London.

Jeramee, Hartleby and Oooglemore

Artist Professional Development with Tim Crouch

13 Apr

A professional development workshop with Tim Crouch, director of Jeramee, Hartleby and Ooglemore.

Artist Professional Development with Tim Crouch