How to Catch a Star5 Dec - 30 Dec 2018

We welcome Branar Téatar do Pháistí back to The Ark for the festive season with their gorgeous adaptation of Oliver Jeffers' best-selling picture book.

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Our Seedlings workshops offer opportunities to explore materials and the world around them through playful, engaging activities. Ideal for little ones and their grown-ups to imagine and create together.

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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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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

  • How to Catch a Star

    5 Dec - 30 Dec 2018 Read More
  • TradGigs for Children: Pólca 4

    25 Jan - 26 Jan 2019 Read More
  • Family Workshop: Bodhrán Beats & Rhythms

    27 Jan 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
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Christmas gift ideas at The Ark

Looking for an inspiring present this Christmas? The Ark has the perfect thing!

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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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