News

4.2.2016
Inspiring children to help save the bees! Junior Pollinator Plan launched.

In 2015 the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan 2015-2020 was launched, aimed at helping adults understand the importance of pollinators, the dangers facing them and things they could do to help. Today a special junior version of this plan, written specifically for children, has been launched. The junior plan is a collaboration between the Steering Group of the original Plan, WillFredd Theatre and The Ark. It is supported by Green-Schools and Eco-Schools.

14.1.2016
UN Committee on the Rights of the Child Examination 2016

The Ark joins a delegation of over 20 members of the Children's Rights Alliance in Geneva to witness Ireland being examined on its children’s rights record by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.

18.11.2015
A Most Peculiar Thing: The Role of Play in Creating Art

Musician Paul Roe reflects on his experience as part of the ensemble that created festive music show 'A Most Peculiar Wintry Thing' which is about to embark on a tour of venues in Northern Ireland.

10.11.2015
The Return of BEES! to The Ark in 2016

Following a hugely successful premiere and limited run in the DTF Family Season 2015, BEES! is returning to Dublin for four weeks in Spring 2016.

13.10.2015
Why is Music Important to Children?

We asked pupils at Rutland National School what music means to them - and this is what they had to say!

28.9.2015
Mid-Term Events & Activities for Children & Families!

With only a few weeks left until the October mid-term break, we are delighted to announce the return of our Popular Music Week

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!