Artist Margaret Walker completes residency at The Model

Margaret Walker is an artist based in the KCAT Studio in Callan, Co. Kilkenny (  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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Informal Music Afternoon

Music Stars of tomorrow to feature in Informal Music Afternoon, – along with master musicians Seamie O’Dowd and Kieran Quinn

It is not unusual for Sligo’s mixed-genre Informal Music Afternoons to include students as part of the programme, but the fourteen top students coming from Dublin on Sunday March 31st is something of a first. The programme will also include two very well established Sligo musicians, Seamie O’Dowd and Kieran

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Tightrope, Dagestan, 2015. 58.10 min., video, colour, sound. Tightrope walker: Rasul Abakarov.

Exhibition Programme – 2019

The Model Sligo announces a programme of exhibitions for 2019 with a special focus on The Niland Collection as it celebrates the 60th anniversary of its foundation. On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of The Niland Collection, The Model proudly presents a major exhibition that considers art collections as

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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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‘Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know’ – A contemplation of John Yeats

In Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know, Colm Tóibín’s new non-fiction book, the Enniscorthy writer turns his incisive gaze to three of Ireland’s greatest writers, Oscar Wilde, W.B. Yeats and James Joyce, and their earliest influences: their fathers. To celebrate the extension of Yeats; Portrait of a Family, The Model’s seminal

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Assistant Curator delivers a talk on Evie Hone

Recently at The Model our Assistant Curator Heike Thiele gave a fascinating talk on Irish artist Evie Hone for one of Sligo’s local schools. The school were interested in Evie Hone as they had come across her stained glass windows in their religion class. The children were given a chance

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