The International Literature Festival Dublin is back with a great day of storytelling, illustrations and workshops for children aged 5+ and their families.

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The Paper Playground. Let’s leave the toys aside awhile to play with the packaging! In the second of our monthly early years programme Seedlings for ages 2-4, we explore the creative potential of paper!

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This early years music workshop is inspired by the very distinctive voice of a bird called a Bittern who lives in the reed beds, next to the water.

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Teachers Summer Courses2 Jul - 24 Aug 2018

We are delighted to present four D.E.S. approved arts summer courses for primary school teachers. In partnership with Dublin West Education Centre

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Featured Events

  • Schools: Beats & Rhythms From Around the World

    29 May - 15 Jun 2018 Read More
  • Big Stories: Giant Pictures

    27 May 2018 Read More
  • Creative Writing in the Differentiated Classroom

    2 Jul - 6 Jul 2018 Read More
  • Seedlings Early Years Workshops - June

    31 May - 2 Jun 2018 Read More
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A Reflection on the First of our Seedlings Early Years Workshops

Artist Lucy Hill reflects on her first workshops in her year-long residency at The Ark as part of our John

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We Announce a Brand New Artist-in-Residence…

Lucy Hill is the first recipient of our John Coolahan Early Years Artist Residency.

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Callout for Ideas - What would make our city better for Children?

If Ireland were to build a dedicated children’s quarter what is the one thing you would like to see

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