TradFest Children’s Hub 201925 Jan - 27 Jan 2019

A jam-packed programme of traditional music and craft activities, with concerts, workshops and sessions for schools & families.

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We team up with the Spike: Dublin Alternative Cello Festival for two days of cello-based musical activity.

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Peat28 Feb - 31 Mar 2019

The Ark presents the world premiere of a brand new theatre show for ages 8+ by Kate Heffernan. Directed by Tim Crouch.

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Fantastic Flix at The Ark16 Feb - 23 Feb 2019

We’re delighted to be partnering with the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival with a mid-term full of film and animation workshops.

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W.A.M. (We Are Monchichi)11 May - 12 May 2019

The Ark and Dublin Dance Festival present an engaging family show at the O'Reilly Theatre for ages 7+ that takes an amusing look at our relationship with others.

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Featured Events

  • TradGigs for Children: Pólca 4

    25 Jan - 26 Jan 2019 Read More
  • Peat

    28 Feb - 31 Mar 2019 Read More
  • Seedlings Workshops: Sewing Someone to Love

    25 Jan - 26 Jan 2019 Read More
  • String Play

    8 Feb - 9 Feb 2019 Read More
  • Lego Animation Workshops 2019

    19 Feb - 22 Feb 2019 Read More
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Children’s Council announce their chosen name for our new Festival of Children

Today, to coincide with Universal Children’s Day, members of The Ark Children’s Council gathered to unveil the name

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Announcing the Irish Artists for the first PUSH+ Artist Lab

We announce the three Ireland-based artists who will take part in the PUSH+ HOME artist lab in Edinburgh in January 2019.

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Name The Ark’s new Festival of Children!

Next Summer, The Ark will be presenting a brand-new festival created for children – by children! To kick-start the process, we

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