Events - Archive:

22 Sep
Culture Night at The Ark 2017

This culture night, as organisations across Ireland throw open their doors for free-events, The Ark presents a mini music performance trail in our unique building.

21 Aug - 25 Aug
Teacher’s Course: Creative Music & Drama

Following the huge success in 2013 and 2016, we are excited to present this engaging arts summer course focussing on the two curriculum areas of Drama and Music.

14 Aug - 18 Aug
Teacher’s Course: A Visual Arts Approach

Due to popular demand, we are delighted to be presenting this course for the fourth year in a row. This hands-on, creative course focuses on a visual arts approach to exploring narrative, literacy & other subjects.

22 Jul - 13 Aug
Visual Art Workshops: Animal Shapeshifters!

FINAL WEEKEND! This is your chance to work with artist and shape-shifter, Jole Bortoli, who will help you explore the world of animals through drawing and painting, 3D construction, and sculpting.

20 Jul - 5 Aug
Early Years: Enchanting Transformations

Artist Jane Groves will bring you and your little one into a world where magical creatures can transform from animal into human.

8 Jul - 16 Jul
Children’s Council Taster Workshops

Children interested in being part of The Ark Children's Council 2017/18 can get a taste of what our council sessions are like with these free drama workshops with Shaun Dunne.

3 Jul - 7 Jul
Creative Writing in the Differentiated Classroom

This inspiring course aims to empower teachers to approach creative writing in the English curriculum with a greater self-confidence and expertise. Published writer, poet and primary school teacher Nell Regan will deliver course content that will develop and enhance your skills, helping you to build a resource of new ideas and approaches to literacy that is focussed on directly improving pupils’ learning outcomes.

1 Jul - 27 Aug
The Beautiful Beasts Exhibition!

Free Entry! Visit a weird and wonderful collection of animal sculptures. Along with a brand new limestone seal, amongst these quirky, lovable animals you will find a flying horse, a tortoise with a secret story and a toucan in disguise!

25 Jun
Hip-Hopping, Toe-Tapping Trad with JIGGY!

Mixing traditional Irish dance tunes and hip-hop beats from the 1990s, this fun and unusual family gig promises “serious toe-tap-ability.” Don’t miss this truly unique 8-piece music collective.

24 Jun
Early Year’s Music: Out of the Door of The Ark

Join Ark favourites Nico Brown and Martin Brunsden for an early years performance of songs, imaginative sound play, unusual instruments and a little bit of joyful chaos! Perfect for Ages 2-6.