Put Yourself in the Portrait Gallery
Children are the focus of this 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.
Sat 18 March : Meet the Artists...
Watch some of Ireland’s most renowned portrait artists in action in our gallery, chat to them about their work and get tips about drawing. The artists will be in the gallery from 10.30am-4pm.
Sit for a Portrait...
They looking for children aged 7+ to have their portrait drawn by one of these artists during the course of the day. The finished artworks will be added to The Ark’s Portrait Gallery. Participants will receive a digital copy of their portrait. Sessions are FREE and will be allocated at random in a draw. Keep an eye on their Facebook page from 1 March for details on how to enter.
Every weekend, 4 March - 23 April
AGE RANGE & DURATION
For ages 4+