During the month of May, there will be a series of free lunch-time screenings from the archival Collection of the Irish Film Institute and this is to celebrate Ireland’s Presidency of the EU (until June 2013). The IFI Archive presents a collection of short films exploring impressions of Ireland and
In the first two weeks of July, the Action School of Film, will hold a Summer Camp at The Model. There will be a range of workshops and activities in the art of filmmaking and this Summer Camp is designed to help you learn about filmmaking in a fun way.
In late 2011 a generous Danish collector gifted The Niland Collection an early Jack B Yeats watercolour. Political, 1898 was painted after Jack witnessed the centenary celebrations of the 1798 Rebellion here in Sligo. I was dispatched to his home in Denmark to meet with him and take possession of
Deputy Mayor Matt Lyons met with a unique group of Estonian, Hungarian and Irish artists last Thursday 4th April at the Model, Sligo as part of a special pilot initiative led by Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership, Sligo Arts Service and the Model. This exciting project sees the three Irish partners
‘Grow Happy,’ couldn’t say it better myself. This is the theme for this year’s Bealtaine. The artist, John Butler Yeats, wrote that, ‘Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing or that, but simply growth. We are happy when we are growing.’ Bealtaine is a reminder to us that,
Jiro Dreams of Sushi is a delightful documentary about Jiro Ono, the 86-year-old owner of a triple-Michelin starred 10-seater sushi bar, which is tucked into a corner of an underground station in the fashionable Ginza district of Tokyo. Jiro is one of the most famous chefs in Japan. His painstakingly