Events for the weekend (1&2 April)


April is here! Enjoy the first weekend of this crazy month by attending one of these great family-friendly events:



Five Lamps Arts Festival (various locations) - 30 March - 6 April



Easter Bunny Visit at the Chocolate Warehouse - 1 - 5 April



Song of the Sea in LexIcon - 1 - 21 April



Hansel & Gretel in Lambert Puppet Theatre - 1 & 2 April



Children's Fashion Weekend at Arnotts - 1 & 2 April



Room on the Broom in Pavilion Theatre - 1 & 2 April



Butlers Easter Chocolate Experience - 1 & 2 April



Dodder Gathering in Herbert Park - 1 & 2 April



Put Yourself in the Portrait Gallery in The Ark - 1 & 2 April


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.


Tree Climbing and Games in Corkagh Park - 2 April


Get up close and personal with the trees in the park. Try out climbing a few if you have a nose for heights or if you prefer to keep your feet on the ground we have lots of other games and activities to get to know more about the trees. 

Family Drop-in Creative Corner in the National Gallery - 2 April
Weekly Family Workshop at IMMA - 2 April
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!