A special event for primary teachers, musicians, artists and scientists. Discover composer Nick Roth's ideas on using music to create integrated educational environments that investigate different curriculum areas with children.
Create your own rhyming rhythmic raps just like your favourite hip-hop music heroes with the help of rapper GMC. Rapping is great fun, easy and great for confidence too so come along and give it a go.
Pop music inspired workshops for 2-4 year olds.
Back by popular demand, our hit music and dance workshop returns with a new bluesy twist! For ages 7+
This bank holiday get the chance to find out what it is like to record a song with others in a real recording studio. For Ages 7+
A vocal harmony and dreamy keyboard synth soaked popular music gig for all the family!
There is nothing as much fun as playing music with others in a band! It is what makes music come alive and it is also great for confidence. So come along and let us show you how to do it. For ages 8+
Become a dance music producer in this music technology workshop especially for ages 8+
Bring your instrument and join-in to play fun and easy pop tunes and riffs with other young musicians in a real popular music jam session. Ages 7+.
Learn how to create your own original pop songs in a lively workshop led by musician and singer Pia Dunne. For Ages 5-7 & 8+
Join DJ Will Softly as he gives a FREE up close demonstration of how a DJ puts music together. For ages 8+
Come to our Halloween hang out zone and get in the spooky spirit with our un-dead DJ Will Softly spinning the decks and scratching vinyl. Don't forget your costumes!
An exhibition exploring design in a child’s world...
Part of Irish Design 2015
Design and create your own 3D space as part of a newly designed city in this workshop for Ages 5-7. Part of Irish Design 2015.
Design and make your own self-propelled toy in this hands-on creative workshop for Ages 8-12. Part of Irish Design 2015.
How do designers take an idea and then make it a reality? The Ark have challenged five Irish designers to design and make new products for children, taking inspiration from iconic children’s toys, furniture and textiles. Part of Irish Design 2015
Design and print your own length of fabric using block printing techniques. For ages 5-7 & 8-12. Part of Irish Design 2015
Lorna McLaughlin of The Henry Girls will lead an uplifting and energetic group singing experience for teachers that celebrates your voice.
Learn how to screen print with the expert designers from Print Block Studios and create three different items to take home! For Ages 4+.
Explore the cosy homes and structures of the animal kingdom in this creative session created for Ages 2-4 with artist Paula Henihan. Part of Irish Design 2015
The Ark presents The Henry Girls in a festive music show celebrating some of the things we love to do and see when the world turns white.
Tommy Foggo & his Cello are a superhero duo. They go on epic adventures and overcome impossible odds - singing a tune and sharing the fun with their friends on the way! An interactive musical adventure for ages 7+