Events - Archive: Families

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.

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.

29 Jan
Early Years Music: The Quiet Tree

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

29 Jan
Family Workshop: Jim Jam Jug Band

Learn to use a range of fun household objects to create music as you form your own family folk band for an afternoon!

28 Jan - 29 Jan
Children’s Crafts Club 2017

Try your hand at a variety of fun traditional crafts using different natural materials at this year’s Tradfest Children’s Crafts Club for Ages 4+.

28 Jan - 29 Jan
Children’s Open Trad Session 2017

If you’re aged 6+ and play an instrument, this is your chance to come and play in a real trad session!