News

7.8.2015
New Chair for The Ark.

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Catherine Byrne as Chair of The Ark.

17.7.2015
Our Summer of COLOUR! is officially open!

The Ark's summer programme for children and families was officially opened by Director Aideen Howard and Curator Jole Bortoli

6.7.2015
The Ark returns to the Laya Healthcare City Spectaular 2015!

We are delighted to back in Merrion Square delivering some of our trademark family events as part of the ESB Spark Your Imagination area of the festival.

3.7.2015
Make Your Mark at The Ark!

We are setting out to make a very special piece artwork and we need you to be part of it!

19.5.2015
Preparation work is under way for COLOUR!

Curator Jole Bortoli gives us a glimpse into the advance work being done for our forthcoming exhibition and workshop programme.

15.4.2015
Don’t miss The Ark’s New Animated Artwork.

We are delighted to have commissioned artist Sarah Bracken to create an animated artwork for our young audiences. 'Spectrum' can currently be seen in The Ark’s Longroom throughout our current exhibition Once Upon a Picture.

30.3.2015
Creating an exhibition with many stories to tell…

Cleo Fagan, curator of our new exhibition 'Once Upon a Picture' talks about the process of putting together an exhibition for children.

10.3.2015
It’s the final week of ‘Far Away From Me’ at The Ark

How did that happen? It seems like yesterday we were sitting in the workshop at the first reading and the whole adventure lay ahead of us. In the interim we’ve had a lot of laughs, some pulling out of hair, lots of late nights working on technical elements and lots of early mornings with yoga and warm ups happening in every corner of the building.

4.3.2015
The best view in the house…

Our FoH Manager Lizzy Morrisey shares her thoughts on 'Far Away From Me' having seen it thirty something times with thirty something different audiences!

26.2.2015
Once upon a time they all lived happily ever after – Really?

Drama facilitator Joanna Parkes suggests ways teachers can use Drama to challenge the stereotypes often present in traditional stories/fairytales.