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+
Following a successful five week run at The Ark, we are taking Amy Conroy's new play out on the road across Ireland. First stop, Draíocht in Blanchardstown.
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.
Following a successful five week run at The Ark, we are taking Amy Conroy's new play out on the road across Ireland. Next up: Riverbank Arts Centre in Newbridge.
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.
This week we are delighted to be taking Far Away From Me to Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar.
The Ark is delighted to be bringing our new family theatre show 'Far Away From Me' to Galway
As part of MusicTown 2015, The Ark and St Patrick's College Drumcondra present a delightful classical concert for schools by the acclaimed Fidelio Trio where magical music and myths combine!
The penultimate stop on our tour of Far Away From Me brings us to Portlaoise and the wonderful Dunamaise Arts Centre
Rock, pop and bop your way through these fun and upbeat early years music workshops. With musician Eamon Sweeney. For ages 2-4.
The final destination on this tour of 'Far Away From Me' brings us close to home in Wicklow at the to Pavilion Theatre in Dún Laoghaire.
Join acclaimed vocalist and improviser Lauren Kinsella, outstanding guitarist and technology-whizz Shane Latimer and inventive cartoonist Patrick Sanders for a music performance with a difference. For ages 5+.
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 Ages 7+. Part of the Dublin Dance Festival Family Season. Something wild is prowling outside and wants to get in...
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.