Exhibition Programme – 2019

The Model Sligo announces a programme of exhibitions for 2019 with a special focus on The Niland Collection as it celebrates the 60th anniversary of its foundation. On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of The Niland Collection, The Model proudly presents a major exhibition that considers art collections as

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Sligo Global Kitchen is featured in The Irish Examiner

On December 15th, Sligo Global Kitchen rocked The Model with a grand party, bringing together Sligo’s many communities to celebrate the festive season. A festive banquet of multi-cultural cuisine from around the world was served and the event opened with heartfelt songs of joy from the Sligo Gospel Choir. Many

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Christmas at The Model: What’s On?

The Model is delighted to announce a festive programme of events, exhibitions and classes sure to keep the whole family entertained throughout the Christmas season. The run-up to Christmas will see the return of beloved Model favourites like Sligo Global Kitchen, A History of Play, and a sold-out Family Day

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‘Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know’ – A contemplation of John Yeats

In Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know, Colm Tóibín’s new non-fiction book, the Enniscorthy writer turns his incisive gaze to three of Ireland’s greatest writers, Oscar Wilde, W.B. Yeats and James Joyce, and their earliest influences: their fathers. To celebrate the extension of Yeats; Portrait of a Family, The Model’s seminal

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Assistant Curator delivers a talk on Evie Hone

Recently at The Model our Assistant Curator Heike Thiele gave a fascinating talk on Irish artist Evie Hone for one of Sligo’s local schools. The school were interested in Evie Hone as they had come across her stained glass windows in their religion class. The children were given a chance

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Navá is set to return to Sligo for one night only

We are thrilled that Navá will be holding a concert here on Sat. 13 Oct. Those who attended Culture Night 2016 will fondly remember Iranian brother’s Shahab and Shayan Coohe from their arresting performance with Kaleidoscope Night at The Model. Navá, for those unfamiliar with the group, is an Irish-Persian

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