News

29.11.2016
#GivingTuesday2016

To mark the launch of The Ark Opportunities Fund we’d like to invite you to make a donation to The Ark for #GivingTuesday on 29 November.

18.11.2016
The Ark Strategy 2017-2020

On 17 November, in front of a gathering of friends, supporters and colleagues, we officially launched the strategy document that will inform and shape the work that we do for the next four years.

14.11.2016
Children Seen & Heard at VIEW 2016

As The Ark turns 21, we were delighted to be invited by Temple Bar Company to curate a programme of child-centred events from cultural organisations within Temple Bar for VIEW: Temple Bar Politics, Arts & Ideas

5.11.2016
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.

12.10.2016
New Festive Corporate Supporter Announced

The Ark is delighted to announce that The Bretzel Bakery will sponsor this year's Christmas show, A Christmas Carol.

12.10.2016
Help Offer Opportunities for Children to Discover & Love the Arts

At our 21st birthday party last month, we announced the launch of our brand-new fundraising initiative, The Ark Opportunities Fund.

4.10.2016
The Ark’s Children’s Council Blog: July /August update from Shaun Dunne

A lot has been happening with the Children’s Council over the summer months. In July and August, we decided to make the most of the holidays and had three-day camps where our young people were in for the whole weekend seeing exhibitions, meeting artists, designing their own council logo and much, much more...

1.10.2016
The Ark & Dublin Theatre Festival - 21 years of partnership

As the Theatre for Children season of DTF 2016 starts, Maria Fleming & Willie White talk about the importance of the partnership.

28.9.2016
Official Celebrations for our 21st Birthday

On 22 September, we marked the start of our 21st birthday season with a gathering of staff, artists and supporters past and present...and lots of cake!

15.9.2016
Autumn Tour of Monster Music Improv Announced

This October, we and Improvised Music Company are taking our children’s music show to venues across Ireland.