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At Home Alone

19 May - 20 May

Dublin Dance Festival and The Ark present a family show for ages 6+ from Balletto di Roma (Italy)

At Home Alone

Dance Workshop: Balletto di Roma

20 May

This fun dance workshop for ages 6+ will be led by Roberta Racis from Balletto di Roma based on their show At Home Alone.

Dance Workshop: Balletto di Roma

Interactive Installations: Music, Movement & Light

10 Jun - 25 Jun

Free Entry! Discover 3 fascinating and quirky electronic sound installations by composer Jonathan Nangle:

Interactive Installations: Music, Movement & Light

Schools: Songwriting & Digital Tools Workshop

15 Jun - 22 Jun

Your class will learn and discover how to write original songs with the support of music technology tools in this up-to-the-minute workshop led by the Songschool musicians Peter Baxter and Kevin Carrick.

Schools: Songwriting & Digital Tools Workshop

Concert: Shakespeare’s Music Mix

23 Jun - 24 Jun

Let The Gregory Walkers take you on an 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!

Concert: Shakespeare’s Music Mix

Test Drive an Instrument!

24 Jun - 25 Jun

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.

Test Drive an Instrument!

Discovery Trail: Music Rooms

24 Jun

A chance to get a taste of 3 fresh music performances for families at an early stage whilst getting to see a number of behind-the-scenes buildings and spaces in Temple Bar.

Discovery Trail: Music Rooms

Hip-Hopping, Toe-Tapping Trad with JIGGY!

25 Jun

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.

Hip-Hopping, Toe-Tapping Trad with JIGGY!

The Beautiful Beasts Exhibition!

1 Jul - 27 Aug

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!

The Beautiful Beasts Exhibition!

Visual Art Workshops: Animal Shapeshifters!

22 Jul - 13 Aug

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.

Visual Art Workshops: Animal Shapeshifters!