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!

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.

Artist Open Call for PUSH Residential Lab

We are delighted to be able to announce the first of our PUSH international residential Labs for Artists

Final Weekend of Get Animated!

Nearly 6,000 people have been getting animated this Summer - We celebrate the final weekend with special events!

Become a Friend of The Ark!

With significant discounts and priority booking amongst the benefits, we are delighted to introduce you to our brand-new membership scheme!

The Ark’s Children’s Council Blog: June update from Shaun Dunne

Our fourth official session was certainly a busy one and it was hugely bolstered by the amazing Chotto Desh which played in the O’Reilly Theatre. Here’s what we got up to in May!

Oscar nominated Tomm Moore to join the board of The Ark

The Ark, Ireland’s only dedicated cultural centre for children is delighted to announce that Tomm Moore, co-founder and creative director of Cartoon Saloon has joined its board.

The Ark’s Children’s Council Blog: May update from Shaun Dunne

The Council are settling in- We’re establishing a routine- And a lot of stuff is still happening in 2016! Here’s what we got up to in April!

The Ark receives prestigious European Culture funding award

The Ark, Ireland’s only dedicated cultural centre for children, is delighted to announce that it is involved in one of only three projects in Ireland to be awarded under Creative Europe Funding.

The Faces of the Children of 2016!

Our 'Faces in the Window' project is now complete and the faces of 264 of the Children of 2016 are now up in our windows. We did this as part of our free Put Yourself in the Picture programme to recreate a project that was done 21 years ago when we first opened.