Dublin – The Ark Events For Schools and Teachers

"The Ark A Cultural Centre For Children"

The Ark For Schools and Teachers

Step into The Ark for a jam-packed programme for schools and teachers  with concerts, workshops and sessions for ages 4 to 12 years and experience a world full of fun and learning! Let them guide you through their interactive workshops and explore fresh and effective strategies for creating fun and accessible ways of teaching.

A visit to The Ark will provide the children in your class with an exciting and enjoyable encounter with high-quality arts and cultural experiences. Their aim is to allow children to nurture their imaginations in an inspirational, yet structured setting.

To Find More Information on any of The Ark Events and Workshops for schools and teachers.

The Ark  – Event Information

Booking Online:– You can book any of the below events online here through our booking link directly to The Ark Events ticket sales .

Schools: Get Animated

Perfect for school tours, this fun and engaging animation workshop experience can be delivered in English or as Gaeilge. For 3rd-6th Class

Over the course of the session, your class will learn about the process of making animated films. They will discover some of the stages involved in the making of Cartoon Saloon’s feature film Song of the Sea, and will then create their own sea themed animations.

Before the workshop, your class will be given a short tour of our Song of the Sea exhibition. Full of original drawings, prints, storyboards and animation, this exhibition provides an imaginative and accessible insight into the movie-making process. This is a chance to find out what was involved in creating an Academy Award® nominated film!

In the workshop, each child will participate in three different animation activities with animators from Paper Panther Productions led by Pádraig Fagan.

Dates/Times – Schools Sessions – 9 – 24 June @ 10.30am

Suitable for Ages – 3rd – 6th Class


  • €5 per student
  • €4.50 Early Bird price (available for ArkEd members if booked by Fri 29 April)
  • To become an ArkEd Member (it’s free!) please go to their schools page on www.ark.ie

Duration: 2.5 hours

Booking Online:– You can book any of the above events online here through our booking link directly to The Ark Events ticket sales .



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