We may not have any events here at The Ark this Culture Night, but there's still so much to do for children and families.
We’re excited to tell you about some changes and improvements that we’ve been putting in place, thanks to capital funding from the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, match funded by Temple Bar Cultural Trust.
We are delighted to share the news that The Ark will be the recipient of funding for two Creative Europe projects that we are part of, that will be starting later this year. Grants from this highly prestigious fund are sought by artists and organisations across Europe, so we are hugely proud and excited to receive funding for not one but two projects at the same time, the first time that an Irish arts organisation has achieved this from Creative Europe.
The Ark's Early Years Artist in Residence gives us an update on how her year is going as she reflects on the workshops she has created and delivered and the people that are helping her to develop this work.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Brian Lavery as Chair of The Ark.
Musician and artist Jackie Maguire reflects upon her experience working with The Ark and collaborating on our 'Beats and Rhythms from Around the World' programme.
It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of our friend and colleague, Professor John Coolahan. For thirteen years John was a dedicated member of The Ark board only stepping down in 2017.
The First was a Boy is a new short film created by Shaun Dunne (Ark Artist in Residence) and Luca Truffarelli. The piece was developed over six months as part of The Ark’s Ringsend Intergenerational Drama Project. Here, Shaun Dunne gives us some insight into the film and the process behind it…
Artist Lucy Hill reflects on her first workshops in her year-long residency at The Ark as part of our John Coolahan Early Years Residency.
Lucy Hill is the first recipient of our John Coolahan Early Years Artist Residency.