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...

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.

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!