Events - Archive:

18 May - 20 May
Hocus Pocus

We regret to announce that due to injury, these performances of Philippe Saire’s Hocus Pocus at The Ark as part of #DDF2018 have been cancelled. We are currently working on rescheduling this event for later in the year. Please check back here for updates in the coming days. The Ark and Dublin Dance Festival will be in contact with everyone who has purchased a ticket from our respective box offices. If you haven’t heard from us by the end of Thursday 17th May, if you booked via us you can contact us on or +353 (0)1670 7788. Ticketholders who booked through DDF can contact them on or +353 (0)1 673 0660. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience.

7 May
Fun Size Jazz!

Give jazz a try at The Ark as accomplished musicians share short performances of new ideas for young audiences in our new Fun-Size Jazz series. In partnership with Improvised Music Company.

3 May - 5 May
Seedlings Early Years Workshops - May

We kick off our new monthly early-years programme Seedlings with a special workshop perfect for children ages 2-4 to get creative with their older relatives.

20 Apr - 21 Apr
Trad Gigs for Children: MOXIE

Don’t miss your chance to catch a young band at the forefront of new Irish trad music in a series of special concerts for young audiences of all ages. Part of MusicTown 2018

7 Apr
Me & The City - Open House

To mark the end of our Me & The City programme, we open up our doors for you to come and take a look at what the children have been up to!

26 Mar - 6 Apr
4-Day Visual Art Camps

Be part of the youngest architectural design team in town! During this enjoyable and highly creative camp you will work in groups to plan, design and build a model for The Children’s Quarter, a new urban development and landmark for the city of Dublin.

10 Mar
A Playful City @ Me & The City

Come and meet our friends from A Playful City who have come to join us with their cool, purpose-built 'Pow Wow' area created with the award winning Sean Harrington Architects. The Pow Wow's fun and interactive design breathes life into the consultation process, making consultation meaningful and playful and allows people of all ages to give their ideas and opinions on how play can transform the spaces in their communities.

10 Mar - 31 Mar
Me & The City - Visual Art Workshops

Discover and explore the colours and textures of a city and its environment and how architects and artists create the iconic buildings, sculptures and street art within it.

10 Mar
CPD for Teachers: An Drámaíocht sa Seomra Ranga

Seo cuireadh do mhúinteoirí maidin amháin a chaitheamh ag baint triail as cineálacha simplí drámaíochta sa Ghaeilge le húsáid sa seomra ranga.
Teachers are invited to enjoy a morning exploring a range of simple and accessible drama processes for the classroom using the Irish language.

8 Mar - 31 Mar
Early Years Workshops: My Town

Our youngest participants can also get involved with Me & The City with these gentle, creative workshops for Ages 2-4.