Events - Archive: Families

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.

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.

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.

24 Jun - 25 Jun
Test Drive an Instrument!

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.

24 Jun
Discovery Trail: Music Rooms

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.

23 Jun - 24 Jun
Concert: Shakespeare’s Music Mix

A fun and accessible musical introduction to the world of Shakespeare. Let The Gregory Walkers take you on a fun and cheeky journey through the great bard’s lifetime using a ‘Top 20’ of the Shakespearean music that featured in his plays – complete with pirates, treasure maps and villains!

10 Jun - 17 Jun
Early Years Workshops: Making Music Together

In this workshop for the very young and their grown-ups, let us introduce you to an exciting new way to make music together as a family using shapes, colours and animation.

10 Jun - 25 Jun
Interactive Installations: Music, Movement & Light

Free Entry! Discover fascinating and quirky electronic sound installations by composer Jonathan Nangle: