Premiere of Crossing the Line

The premier of the documentary film Crossing the Linewill screen at The Model Cinema on Wed., 01 Dec. at 11am. This short film is a powerful account of Touch the Sky’s collaboration with Belfast-based theatre company Limepie. The film, documented by local film-maker Caroline Clancy, tracks their journey through Belfast

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Update from the Trades Club Revival

SLIGO EXPO–OPEN CALL FOR ARTWORK “What today, might be considered an art object?” invites all artists to contribute to an ongoing accumulation of ‘art-objects’ for an exhibition that will evolve as works arrive in a gradual process to build the show, culminating in an opening night action. All works will

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A Special invitation for Schools

The Model’s is delighted to announce the launch of its Films for Schools programme this Winter at our new digital cinema. Beginning this 24 Nov. with the animated film Persepolis, based on the graphic novel of the same name which is recommended for French Senior Cycle. Budding filmmakers shouldn’t miss

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Notes on a painting: ‘A Man in a Room Thinking’

Today’s blog is by our Projects Assistant, Lara Byrne, who explains how The Model was involved with the upcoming appearance of two Jack B. Yeats paintings from Graham Greene’s collection at Christie’s this Thursday, 11 Nov. The upcoming sale of two late oil paintings by Jack B. Yeats by Christies,

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Signs of Peace: New Billboard campaign in Sligo

A new billboard campaign is turning heads around Sligo town. The campaign is part of an ongoing project, where six organisations, including The Model, work together as the RAPID Urban Collective. With this project, the collective took the opportunity to put the ideals and achievements of their respective organisations onto

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Musical happening at The Model

There are lots of musical reasons to visit The Model this November. This Friday, one of Ireland’s most intriguing acts, Halves blend a vast range of instruments, acoustic and electronic, and guarantee an evocative, cinematic live experience. Check out this beautiful collaboration track from their new album ‘It Goes, It

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