Events - Archive:
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.
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.
Artist Jane Groves will bring you and your little one into a world where magical creatures can transform from animal into human.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Free Entry! Have a go at playing different kinds of music on one of a range of instruments and styles at these fun drop-in sessions for beginners.
A chance to get a taste of 3 fresh family music performances at an early stage whilst getting to see a number of behind-the-scenes buildings and spaces in Temple Bar.