A visual art programme where the sky is truly the limit! See our space-themed displays exploring early astronomy, vintage sci-fi toys, publications and space-related artwork before creating out-of-this-world artwork through painting, drawing and 3D modelling in workshops with artist Jole Bortoli.
The Ark presents the second year of our exciting international music festival for children aged 2-12, with more outstanding music performances and intriguing installations from Ireland and abroad.
This Easter break, we're delighted to welcome the Baschet Sound Structures all the way from France! Drop in and experiment with these unusual musical sculptures or join us for some in-depth creative music workshops.
Blending Irish traditional music, hip hop dance grooves and world music rhythms, this fun family gig at The Printworks in Dublin Castle promises “serious toe-tap-ability.”
Vote for The Ark at the Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards
The Ark is proud to have been nominated for both the Judges' Special Award and for the Audience Choice Prize for The Haircut! at the Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards 2019.
The Ark's Short Film Iarscoláire to Premiere at VMDIFF 2020
Written and directed by Ark Artist in Residence Shaun Dunne as part of The Ark's Gaelscoil Choláiste Mhuire Neighbourhood Project in 2019, Iarscoláire will make its official premiere at Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2020.
In the Grand Schema of Things - Artist Blog by Joanna Parkes
The Ark's Early Years Artist in Residence, Joanna Parkes, explains how the travel and training element of her residency introduced her to a new mentor, and the concept of schema when supporting children’s physical development through drama and play.