How to Catch a Star

5 Dec - 30 Dec

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.

How to Catch a Star

TradGigs for Children: Pólca 4

25 Jan - 26 Jan

Bringing the distinctive driving rhythms and speed of West Kerry trad to the stage, Pólca 4 will showcase their lively take on this unique regional style of Irish music with fun and energetic bilingual gigs for schools and families.

TradGigs for Children: Pólca 4

String Play

8 Feb - 9 Feb

Enjoy a musical trip through an ordinary day in this fun concert for Ages 5+.

String Play

Peat

28 Feb - 31 Mar

The Ark presents the world premiere of a brand new theatre show for ages 8+ by Kate Heffernan. Directed by Tim Crouch.

Peat

BIG BANG Dublin! 2019

5 Apr - 7 Apr

In April 2019, we will present Ireland’s first ever annual international music festival for young audiences. You can look forward to lots of amazing music performances and exciting installations for children aged 2 to 12.

BIG BANG Dublin! 2019

Game Plan: Board Games Rediscovered!

13 Apr - 23 Jun

Throw the dice and enter a colourful and creative world of board games in this exhibition from the Victoria and Albert Museum of Childhood, London.

Game Plan: Board Games Rediscovered!

Game Plan for Schools: Polar Opposite Players

22 May - 21 Jun

A STEAM-based workshop on games and magnetism that can be tailored for Junior Infants to 6th Class.

Game Plan for Schools: Polar Opposite Players

ILFD at The Ark

26 May

We welcome International Literature Festival of Dublin back to The Ark again in 2019 with a day full of fun events featuring some of your favourite authors and books.

ILFD at The Ark