How The Ark Team will be spending Culture Night 2018!

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.

Exciting Improvements Afoot at The Ark!

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.

The Ark Celebrates Creative Europe Funding News!

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.

New New-nesses! Artist’s Blog - Lucy Hill - July 2018

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.

The Ark Announces a New Chair

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Brian Lavery as Chair of The Ark.

Artist’s Blog - Jackie Maguire - Summer Term 2018

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.

The Ark remembers Professor John Coolahan.

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.

Introducing the trailer for The First Was a Boy

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…

A Reflection on the First of our Seedlings Early Years Workshops

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.

We Announce a Brand New Artist-in-Residence…

Lucy Hill is the first recipient of our John Coolahan Early Years Artist Residency.