Reverse Pedagogy Schools Programme underway at the Model Satellite

From mid-October to mid November, The Model will be working with local primary and secondary schools from Sligo alongside our current exhibition Reverse Pedagogy. Below we hear from two people involved in the project so far, Artist Andy Parsons and teacher Anne-Marie Watters. Artist Andy Parsons; ‘The Reverse Pedagogy Schools

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Am I singing you the right blues? Oh Yes You’re Mr Ritter

Over the bank holiday weekend The Modelprogrammed a very special New Spaces for Music gig for the Sligo Live festival. On Sunday October 25th, over three hundred people poured into Calry Church on The Mall for an evening with Josh Ritter and the Love Canon String Band. Our Marketing Assistant

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Research underway at The Model

Formal presentation of The James A. Healy Art Collection by Mr. Cormac H. O’Malley. L-R Alderman John Fallon, Chairman, Sligo County Council; Mr P.J. Doyle, Deputy County Manager Mr Oliver Dowling, Exhibitions Officer, The Arts Council; Mrs. Moira Kennedy O’Malley, New York; Miss Nora Niland, Librarian and Curator; Mr Cormac

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New Spaces hits the road for DEAF

October has been an exciting and busy month for The Model’s offsite New Spaces for Music programme, and it’s not over yet. Tonight the Dublin Electronic Arts Festival kicks off in Dublin, and the New Spaces programme has packed up and hit the N4 for the big smoke. Beautiful Unit

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Don’t let this one pass you by…

…so say The Irish Times in relation to Beautiful Unit and we have to agree. The unruly brainchild (the sort of child likely to scribble on the walls and pull out all the pots and pans to drum on them loudly) of musical magic man Brian Mooney, Beautiful Unit is

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Stunning Videos from Katie Kim’s gig

We were very lucky to have a wonderful piece of film shot at the recent Katie Kim/Valerie Francis gig. So far we just have clips of Katie’s set but they are a thing of beauty. Camera work by Ian Cudmore and Myles O’Reilly, Super8 footage and visuals by Donal Dineen,

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