Primary Schools Call Out

The Toy Theatre is a visual art and drama programme for school children, inspired by The Niland Collection. Designed for group work and collaboration, the programme demonstrates how to build a miniature theatre set, create characters, story boards and set design. Facilitated through our online series of workshops with Branar

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Geraldine O’Neill, Children's Portrait Project

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. The finished paintings will become part of Sligo’s municipal Niland Collection, where they will represent

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The Model Seeks Applications for a Cafe in a Cultural Centre

The Model is a multi-disciplinary arts organisation that welcomes approximately 100,000 visitors each year. Our building is an architectural flagship that houses a world-class art collection, internationally renowned artistic programming and initiatives. With extensive facilities including gallery spaces, a cinema / theatre, a year-round programme of exhibitions, education and music

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The Model to be designated a Museum

Gallery selected to join Heritage Council of Ireland Museum Standards Programme The Model is delighted to announce its selection to join the Museum Standards Programme for Ireland (MSPI). This prestigious programme was established by The Heritage Council to benchmark and promote professional standards in the care of collections within the Irish

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Students at Gaelscoil Chluainín in Co. Leitrim bring Jack B. Yeats’ work to life

Teachers and pupils at Gaelscoil Chluainín, Manorhamilton in County Leitrim have been very busy participating in our outreach schools programme The Toy Theatre this autumn. The Model developed this exciting school programme in collaboration with Branar, Téatar do Pháistí, Ireland’s leading children’s theatre company. With inclusivity at its heart, we

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My Mind Is Frazzled by Janet Mullarney (1991 92)

Farewell to The Body Electric

In response to works chosen from The Niland Collection for The Body Electric exhibition, the following poems have been written in a masterclass last weekend with writer Tara Bergin. The unusual and varied responses are both delightful and intriguing. Observe the I From stone Revealed The stark Dark crow You

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