Events for the weekend (25&26 March)


St Patrick's Weekend might be over, but there is still a lot going on in Dublin. Check out our list: 



Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival in Dun Laoghaire - 22 - 26 March



Mum and Me Event in Nutgrove Shopping Centre - 25 March



Family Day at Draiocht - 25 March



Face to Face Portrait Workshops in The Ark - 25 March


During the workshop, you will look at many different ways of creating portraits. From Da Vinci to Picasso, Jole will help you to discover how artists throughout the centuries created the artistic ‘selfies’ they have left behind to inspire us.


Bushy Park Market Grand Re-Opening with Wooly Wards Farm - 25 March



Easter Bunny Visit at the Chocolate Warehouse - 25 & 26 March



Cinderella in Rathwood - 25 & 26 March


Help Cinderella find her shoe in time for the tea party at Rathwood. Together with Cinderella, visitors will hop aboard the Rathwood Express down to the woodland where they will meet the Fairy Godmother and feed her geese. During the slipper decorating workshop each child will be able to design their own slipper to bring home. There will also be afternoon tea party fit for Princess, with Rathwood home-baked treats, a selection of finger sandwiches and yummy hot chocolate.


Put Yourself in the Portrait Gallery in The Ark - 25 & 26 March


Children are the focus of our portrait gallery, with a collection of 12 portraits by acclaimed Irish artist Brian Maguire alongside a range of self-portraits drawn by children. Having seen all these, you will be able to use our portrait drawing stations to draw your own self-portraits to add to the collection.


Little Red Riding Hood in Lambert Puppet Theatre - 25 & 26 March



Mother's Day Family Workshop in the National Museum of Ireland (Collins Barracks) - 26 March


Join Kristy Moynan in a workshop to find out historical meanings behind some of the jewellery on display and a chance to create your own jewellery, maybe the perfect present for your mum? Booking required. Donation of €2 to cover cost materials. 


Family Drop-in Creative Corner in the National Gallery - 26 March


Getting a family ready and out the door is not the easiest task, even if you have been up since the crack of dawn! In order to work with your schedule, we have created a new format of FREE themed workshops which you can drop into at any time from 11.30 to 1.30. 


Weekly Family Workshop at IMMA - 26 March


Get creative together as a family, explore artworks with IMMA staff, and enjoy a hands-on workshop in the galleries. Explorer’s drop-in, fun and free.



Have Fun!