World-Class programme for The Model in 2010

As The Model offices wrap up for 2009, we would like to wish everyone a very Happy Christmas. As already blogged, we’ve had a very busy year with The Model Offsite and we hope you can join us in Sligo in 2010 for the most anticipated event of the year,

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Model building & Sligo Tour

Watch Video We had a short film made in Sep of this year for some artists we’ll be working with. It’s a virtual tour of the building in progress- as it was then- and the architects impressions of the final building. There are also some great shots of Sligo town

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Touch the Sky collage party

Touch the Sky performance group invited Stravaganzato a collage party in late November, hosted at the Reverse Pedagogy exhibition, The Model Satellite. The party was facilitated by artists Mark Garry and Karl Burke. Here is what the artists had to say: Karl Burke This workshop was initiated as an initial

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Film for School in November

In partnership with the Irish Film Institute, The Modelhas been working to broaden the potential of film in schools and to facilitate both teachers and students to engage in film as a medium to enhance curricular learning. Through November The Model screened two films at the Sligo Gaiety Cinema to

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The Nora Niland legacy

Over the past number of weeks our Marketing Assistant Denise Rushe has been under-taking some research into Nora Niland, the woman behind The Niland Collection which is housed at The Model. We’ll try to keep you updated via our blog on the information Denise is finding. Below she writes about

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TRADE: artists in conversation this weekend in Leitrim

TRADE is a collaborative visual arts programme between Leitrim and Roscommon County Councils providing knowledge, resources and opportunities for visual artists to engage internationally. Rather than considering ‘rural’ as ‘isolationary’, TRADE emphasises that art is a global construct and encourages a freeflow of ideas and opportunities both for local artists

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