Events - Archive: Ages 2-4

5 Dec - 30 Dec
How to Catch a Star

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.

30 Nov - 1 Dec
Seedlings Workshops - The Slime Sensorium

In the last Seedlings workshops of the year, we get messy with the creative possibilities of slippery and slimy stuff!

2 Nov - 3 Nov
Seedlings Workshops: Plaster Caster

Plaster is amazing! Its transforms from powder to liquid to solid, it warms up as it transforms and it can take as many shapes and forms as we ask it to. It’s a messy but exciting business!

29 Oct
Dracula’s Disco 2018

Get in the spooky spirit with Dracula’s own DJ spinning the decks and scratching vinyl for our free family music and dance party in Meeting House Square.Part of the Bram Stoker Festival 2018.

27 Oct - 4 Nov
Animation Art Show Exhibition & Auction 2018

The Ark is delighted to welcome back the Animation Art Show - an art exhibition and auction in aid of Irish children's charities.

6 Oct - 8 Oct
Night Light

A magical and poetic journey through the night, exploring children’s relationship with light.

5 Oct - 6 Oct
Seedlings Workshops: LOOK! SEE?

This month in our early years programme, artist Lucy Hill will be exploring how we see the world – and how it might see us!

27 Sep - 29 Sep

Look down. What are you standing on? Explore the ground and all of its wriggling inhabitants in this quirky dance show for our youngest audiences.

6 Aug
Fun Size Jazz!

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.

3 Aug - 4 Aug
Seedlings Workshops: Tangle, Loop & Weave

This fourth iteration of our monthly early years programme continues the playful exploration of materials ideal for little ones aged 2-4 (and their grown-ups!) to imagine and create together.