Events - Archive: August 2016

11 Jun - 31 Aug
Song of the Sea: The Exhibition

A beautiful exhibition that gives you a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the making of the Oscar® nominated film Song of the Sea by Irish animation company Cartoon Saloon.

18 Jun - 20 Aug
Story Doodles Family Workshop

Join Brown Bag Films’ Emmy-Award winning storyboard artist Marten Jonmark and invent your own story, design the visuals and then draw the storyboards! Ages 5+

20 Jul - 4 Aug
Character Design Workshop: Shapeshifters

Join animator Rory Conway and discover how simple shapes create complex characters! Rory will firstly tell you about the process of creating characters for animation and then you will get a chance to design and draw your own characters. Age 7-12

22 Jul - 6 Aug
Building Characters: Sea Creature Creations

Work with artist Jane Groves to create a cast of characters to fill our specially created sea-themed animation stage. A hands-on workshop for you to get creative with different materials to make your individual characters. Ages 5-7

8 Aug - 12 Aug
5 Day Animation Camp: Making the Film

Become part of an animation film production team in this hands-on practical course and be part of creating a short film! For Ages 8-12

13 Aug - 14 Aug
Family Gigs: Kíla

Outstanding Irish band Kíla play a gig specially for families as they bring their hip-shaking, smile-making, groovy brand of trad back to The Ark.

17 Aug - 19 Aug
Lego Animation Workshops

Make your own Lego movie in this hands-on workshop with Brick Flicks. Ages 8-12

22 Aug - 26 Aug
Teacher’s Course: A Visual Arts Approach

Due to popular demand, we are delighted to be presenting this course for a third year in a row. This hands-on, creative course focuses on a visual arts approach to exploring narrative, literacy & other subjects.