Events - Archive:

18 Mar
Sit for a Portrait 2017

Children aged 7+ could win the chance to have their portrait drawn by one of Ireland's leading portrait artists! In partnership with St Patrick's Festival

11 Mar - 25 Mar
Face to Face – Portrait workshops

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

11 Mar - 18 Mar
Early Years Workshop: Look at Me!

A fun and creative session with artist Jane Groves that introduces young children (Ages 2-4) to simple portraiture.

7 Mar
Talk: Brian Maguire

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.

7 Mar - 24 Mar
Schools: Face to Face – Portrait workshops

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.

4 Mar - 9 Apr
Put Yourself in the Portrait Gallery

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.

25 Feb
Storyboard Workshop: The Breadwinner

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.

21 Feb - 24 Feb
Lego Animation Workshops

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

18 Feb
Foley Workshop: Creating Sounds for the Screen

Come join Caoimhe Doyle and Jean McGrath in an inspiring and fun Foley workshop looking at the often surprising ways that sound effects are is produced for film.

29 Jan
Early Years Music: The Quiet Tree

An intimate traditional music performance specifically designed for young children (aged 3-6) and their families.