Events - Archive: Talks

13 Apr
Artist Professional Development with Tim Crouch

A professional development workshop with Tim Crouch, director of Jeramee, Hartleby and Ooglemore.

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.

20 Nov
Science Week Family Talk: My Place in Space

How was our Solar System made? How do we smash an atom? Did you know that we are all made from Star dust? Find out in this special space-themed Science Week event

17 Nov
Seen & Heard: 21 Years for Children

As both organisations turn 21 this year, The Ark and Children’s Rights Alliance are delighted to be teaming up to present a special public forum surveying the landscape of significant change for children in Ireland during the lifetime of both organisations.

16 Nov
Talk for Grown-ups: I Still Want to Go to Space

Join Dr Niamh Shaw in conversation as she shares the science of space travel in her naturally engaging and warm style. A talk for adults that will change your relationship with space and inspire you to embrace STEM in new and interactive ways

24 May
Schools: Frances Hardinge - The Lie Tree

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to meet one of the finest children’s authors writing today - Frances Hardinge. Part of the International Literature Festival Dublin 2016

14 May
Talk: Writing for Children – Writing for Grown Ups

We are delighted to host Bealtaine as they present a conversation and reading event for grandparents and their grandchildren with Marita Conlon McKenna and Sarah Webb.

6 Feb
Family Talk: Keeping Bees in the City

Across Ireland, people living in towns and cities are discovering the joys of beekeeping. It is a great way to connect to the natural world AND helping to support an ailing bee population. A Bee Day talk for Ages 6+

13 Nov
Talk: Keeping Bees in the City

As part of Science Week Ireland 2015, don’t miss this talk for grownups on urban beekeeping with Eamon Magee.

17 Oct
Talk: Translating Knowledge into Music

A special event for primary teachers, musicians, artists and scientists. Discover composer Nick Roth's ideas on using music to create integrated educational environments that investigate different curriculum areas with children.