The Model

Open Call- Artists Studios at The Model 2020

Applications are now being accepted for Artists’ Studios, available for rent at The Model in Sligo. Located in Sligo, The Model is distinctive internationally as a multi-disciplinary arts organisation that is led by the contemporary visual arts. The Model takes an integrated approach to programming, with a strong focus on

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The Sea Around Us

Coming Up In 2020

In 2020, our electic, diverse and multidisciplinary artistic programme brings acclaimed Irish and international practitioners to Sligo and its communities, in dynamic and vibrant exhibitions, events, residencies and public engagements. We are proud to announce two ambitious new commissions.Turner-Prize nominated artist, Ciara Phillips (CA/IE) will explore the possibilities of communal and

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Andy Parsons at work in Sligo University Hospital

Andy Parsons appointed Artist-in-Residence at Sligo University Hospital

Artist Andy Parsons has been appointed Artist-in-Residence at Sligo University Hospital in a unique Arts and Health partnership with The Model, Home of The Niland Collection, funded through the Creative Sligo programme. This is the initial phase of a collaborative arts partnership between the Model and Sligo University Hospital, which

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The Flying Carpet

The Flying Carpet Children’s Exhibition

Here are some examples of the fun and colourful activities children and families have been getting up to in The Flying Carpet gallery upstairs at The Model. Why don’t you come in this weekend to this cosy space and create your very own painting which you can display in our

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Guest Blog: Owen Kilfeather

We invited Owen Kilfeather to write the following blog post to mark his performance in The Front Room here at The Model: Nowadays we listen to music streamed from the cloud (a faux-metaphysical term for a data-centre server in an industrial estate just off the M50) into a sleek pocket-sized

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Guest Blog: Edel Doherty

We invited Edel Doherty to write a blog post to mark her performance at The Front Room: When I was asked to write a blog ahead of hosting this month’s edition of The Front Room, two things sprang to my mind. The first was my Dad’s record player which resided

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