Artist Margaret Walker completes residency at The Model

Margaret Walker is an artist based in the KCAT Studio in Callan, Co. Kilkenny (http://kcat.ie/studio/margaret-walker/).  Margaret visited the Model recently as part of her ongoing collaboration with Model studio artist Anna Spearman.  Margaret and Anna met in 2016 at an Open Day in KCAT as part of the Engagement project, a project

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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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Culture Night 2018: Whats On?

That special time of year is upon us once again. Culture Night, a staple event of every culture vultures’ calendar takes place this evening, on Fri. 21 of September. To help you sort your schedule for what is sure to be a fantastic night of dazzling cultural displays, we have

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Imagine to Imagine: A little bit of freedom and some well-organized chaos

This article first appeared in Sligo Now magazine July 2018 edition Imagine to Imagine was an art camp for artists, students and art enthusiasts that was held in The Model, Sligo. To gain an understanding of this unique workshop, which took place in June, Rebecca Kennedy spoke to facilitating Artist,

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Carbury National School – Punc 1×1

In February, Carbury National School responded to the Punc 1×1 artworks on loan to their school from the Niland Collection. They produced their own artistic interpretations of the Niland Collection paintings through a series of interactive workshops as part of the Punc artist in schools initiative, a new strand to

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