Family Events in Dublin
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Culture Night, Throughout Dublin, Friday 19th September.  For one night only the city’s
museums, galleries, churches, historic houses, artists studios, cultural centres and more, will
open their doors late for a free night of entertainment, discovery and adventure. Hundreds
of talks, tours, performances and events for you, your family and friends to participate in
and enjoy. Join the thousands who will be staying up late for culture!
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Hands On - Early Years Workshop, The Ark, 11 Sep - 18 Oct 2014.  A tactile
workshop for you and your child using child friendly modelling dough and a range of
decorations.  The workshop begins with you making your own play dough/modelling clay with
artist Deirdre Rogers. You and your child will be encouraged to explore mixing, rolling,
shaping,  pinching, tearing, mark making and pressing using the dough.  
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Dublin Theatre Festival Family Season, The Ark, 27th September to 12th October.  
Dublin Theatre Festival and The Ark join forces once again to present a season of
acclaimed Irish and international productions for families and schools,including A Mano
(Sept 27 – 28), The Way Back Home (Sept 30 – Oct 4), The Tragic Life of Cheeseboy (Oct
5 - 7) and The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean (Oct -9 - 12).  
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Make/Shape: Collaborations in Clay, The Ark, 9 Sep to 18 Oct.  Leads you playfully
through techniques, processes and explorations of clay.  The exhibition celebrates the work
of eight ceramic artists who have worked on the DCCoI’s primary schools CRAFTed
programme.  Join our investigation of clay, from rolling and shaping, marking and making to
glazing and firing.  Then roll up your sleeves and get making in our response stations!
Imaginosity, Sandyford, September. Kids are back to school and we have lots of new
activities for the younger kids including Matilda "When I Grow Up" Height Charts, James &
the Giant Peach, Insect Invasion! art workshop, Professor Squiggly's Waterlab, Pirate Hats &
Swords, story corner and more.  And every morning between 9.30 to 11.30, we have
Wobblers and Toddlers.
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