The Art of Drawing with Michael Wann – A short note

31st of January – 7th March 2017 2.30 – 4.30pm Advanced €120 six week course “Wann’s work is imbued with feeling and memories of the experience of being in the places he draws so skillfully” – Brenda Moore-McCann, Irish Arts Review. Michael Wann, a celebrated Sligo-based artist will be holding

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New spring cinema programme with Sligo film society

The Model Cinema which runs in partnership with Sligo Film Society – one of the longest running in the country – returns this January to it’s usual Thursday evening slot with a packed programme of the latest and best in international and independent film. The spring season opens on Thursday

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Graphite & Easel

Graphite and Easel: A review

Graphite and Easel is a life-drawing classes led by Artist Emma Stroude. It takes place in The Model on Fridays at 10.30 am. To resurrect whatever waning artistic talent I may have left, I decided to give Emma’s class a go. Life drawing for some is the most essential of

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2016: The Education round-up

2016 has been a great year for The Model, with a kaleidoscope of art and cultural events taking place in the beautiful surroundings of The Model throughout the year. People of all ages have been attending our exciting mix of events and projects, ranging from music to film, artist talks,

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Fanned Apart; Female Portraits From The Niland Collection

This special exhibition curated on the occasion of the centenary of the 1916 Rising allows a glimpse into women’s lives in the twentieth century. The fifteen selected oil paintings by artists such as Estella Solomon, Barbara Warren, George Russell and Jack B. Yeats portray women in Ireland from different perspectives

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