Punc 1×1 at Ardkeeran National School

Unfolding, throughout the 2017/2018 academic year PUNC1×1 is a unique county-wide outreach programme initiated by The Model. Seven works from The Niland Collection are currently on display in participating schools.The pop-up exhibition is shown on a rotation basis and initially the children are not given any information about the artist

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Daniel Chester – Open Studio

There is a contemplative, sublime and somewhat sombre quality in Daniel Chester’s landscapes. When shown during the 2016 Cairde festival, his large-scale rural landscapes emanated a beauty that was both haunting and tender, it was no surprise then, when Chester became the recipient of The Model Cara Award 2016, a

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Lecture / Frederic William Burton and The West with Dr. Marie Bourke

Thu. 16 Nov., 6pm, €5 Dr. Marie Bourke (former Keeper-Head of Education), curator of the exhibition: Frederic William Burton: For the Love of Art will reflect on the life achievements of Burton, including his work in the West of Ireland. Bourke will shed light on this leading water colourist of

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The Model’s Education Autumn/Winter Programme has arrived!

The Model is delighted to announce the arrival of the 2017 Winter/Autumn education programme! This season will see the return of some educational classics like Sligo Latin Dance, Sligo Global Kitchen, a season Family Special, as well as some fantastic new workshops for children on Sundays. Join Dr Marie Bourke,

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Enik Hegyi sings at the IMA at The Model

The soulful voice of classically-trained Transylvanian singer Enikó Hegyi will be accompanied by Sligo jazz pianist Darragh Houston. Pianist Maija Kravale will perform pieces from familiar classical and less familiar Latvian composers. Anna Houston will play a cello sonata from the 18th century and Collette Sheerin, singer songwriter and player

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