Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca; One Hundred Steps

One Hundred Steps is a new work by internationally acclaimed artists Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca. The artists, who are from Brazil and Ireland respectively, have been working collaboratively since 2011. During this time, they have shown in renowned museums and galleries across the world.  At the end of

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In the long now – curated by aemi

Sat. 20 Aug. – Sun. 24 Sep The Model is pleased to continue our long-standing partnership with aemi (artists experimental moving image) through the presentation of In the long now. The 2022 programme places work by Irish contemporary film artists in conversation with three titles by international practitioners, all of

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Stephen Brandes : Heron

Stephen Brandes; Schmerzbau: It’s not all just misery

Stephen Brandes; Schmerzbau: It’s not all just misery Sat. 2 Jul. – Sun. 25 Sep. 2022   The Model is pleased to present a newly commissioned body of work by the artist Stephen Brandes. Schmerzbau: It’s not all just misery explores how both comedy and tragedy can sit side-by-side through

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Geraldine O’Neill, The Age of Unreason, 2012, RHA Collectio

The Sunset Belongs To You – A Major Children’s Portrait Project brought to you by The Model, Home of The Niland Collection

A Call Out To Children, Families & All Of Sligo’s Communities In an exciting new initiative, The Model has commissioned two of Ireland’s most distinguished artists to paint the portraits of 10 young Sligo citizens, aged between 8 - 13 years. The finished paintings will become part of Sligo’s municipal

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Eamon O’Kane; A History of Play

One of the most popular pieces from The Niland Collection, Eamon O'Kane's A History of Play - a colourful and much loved three-dimensional art and play space - will  return in February. Inspired by the founder of Kindergarden, Frederich Frobel, A History of Play is an interactive and engaging toolbox for family creativity.

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Flying Carpet

The Flying Carpet

Back by popular demand! The Flying Carpet is an interactive exhibition and gallery experience for children. The perfect place for families to have fun and get hands-on by creating their very own artworks. Children can also share their creations on our interactive walls in the space. The Flying Carpet reflects

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