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Talk: Animated Colours with Cartoon Saloon

14 Jul

Exploring the role of colour in animation. What’s a happy colour and what’s a sad colour, a warm colour or a cold colour? What makes them happy or cold?
Find out in this FREE talk with artist Rory Conway from the multi award nominated animation studio Cartoon Saloon.

Talk: Animated Colours with Cartoon Saloon

Early Years Workshop: The Colours of Stories

14 Jul - 28 Jul

“Once upon a time Bold Red went on a splendid adventure with her friend Shiny Yellow….”, but who else did they meet? A fun colour-filled workshop for ages 2-3.

Early Years Workshop: The Colours of Stories

Colour!

15 Jul - 23 Aug

Step into The Ark this summer and experience a world full of COLOUR! Let us guide you through our interactive exhibition that brings to life the fascinating stories of creating and using colour in all its forms.

Colour!

Family Gig: The Colourful Music of Los Musiqueros

18 Jul

The perfect complement to our Colour! season, The Ark & Big Bang Festival of Rhythm collaborate again to present a fun family gig with a truly Argentinian flavour!.

Family Gig: The Colourful Music of Los Musiqueros

Family workshop: DIY Instruments

18 Jul

Make your own fun instrument out of surprising everyday objects and materials with Julio Calvo, a member of award-winning Argentinian band Los Musiqueros. Part of the Big Bang Festival of Rhythm 2015

Family workshop: DIY Instruments

The Colours of The City: Outdoor Painting Event

28 Jul

Get carried away with your paintbrush in this extra- large, group painting event for families on Meeting House Square behind The Ark. For Ages 2+

The Colours of The City: Outdoor Painting Event

Music and Colour: The Colours of Summer:

11 Aug

Seeing music and hearing colours....did you ever wonder what red might sound like? When you hear a sound can you imagine it having a colour? A free performance for ages 4+.

Music and Colour: The Colours of Summer:

Early Years Workshop: The Colours of Music

11 Aug - 18 Aug

Music can create a very special mood and atmosphere to which the very young artists can experiment and play. A gentle, creative workshop for ages 2-3.

Early Years Workshop: The Colours of Music

Teacher Summer Course: A Visual Arts Approach

17 Aug

The Ark, Monaghan Education Centre & Cavan Arts Office presents a highly creative summer course for primary school teachers focusing on a Visual Arts approach to exploring narrative, literacy & other subjects.

Teacher Summer Course: A Visual Arts Approach