We unveil a lush new planted façade and entrance garden, transforming The Ark into a new green space to attract bird life, insects and flowers – with the design informed by the ideas and artworks created by local children.
The Ark Children’s Council present a mini-festival of new performances-in-progress for children. Part of Dublin City Council’s Cruinniú na nÓg.
Artist Lucy Hill introduces children ages 2-4 to the magical properties of the sun and photography! The perfect opportunity for the children to get creative with their grown-ups!
This inspiring course aims to empower teachers to approach creative writing in the English curriculum with a greater self-confidence and expertise.
Back for a fourth summer, we are excited to present this really popular engaging arts summer course focusing on the two curriculum areas of Drama and Music.
Above the hustle and bustle of Temple Bar is its best-kept secret…The Ark’s top floor workshop & garden! Join artist Jane Groves for a series of visual art workshops inspired by what you can see and hear out there.
Join theatre artists Maisie Lee and Marie Ruane for a fun, creative week of theatrical fun where you will discover how to put a play together from scratch!
Are you are a creative young person who loves drama, music, dance or art? If you are going into 4th or 5th Class in September then this could be right up your street!
Things are getting dramatic this summer! Join us for a fun and creative week of drama based play for ages 6-8 with theatre artists Maisie Lee and Marie Ruane.
We welcome Brickflicks back to The Ark this summer with a brilliant five-day stop motion animation summer camp using the theme of Myths and Legends!
It's the fourth iteration of our monthly early years programme Seedlings, and artist Lucy Hill will be creating something perfect for children ages 2-4 to get creative with their grown-ups!
Give jazz a try at The Ark as accomplished musicians share new ideas for young audiences in the second of our new Fun Size Jazz series. In partnership with Improvised Music Company.
Roll up, roll up this summer as we join forces with Street Theatre Ireland for a mini festival of circus skills and performance for children!
Always hugely popular with teachers, we are delighted to be presenting this course for the fifth year in a row. This hands-on, creative course focuses on a visual arts approach to exploring narrative, literacy & other subjects.
We are excited to present a new five day arts-science summer course led by scientist and theatre-maker Dr. Niamh Shaw, aimed at primary teachers of 1st-3rd classes.