The Model is delighted to re-launch PUNC 1×1 primary school programme to be rolled out to schools in 2021/2022. Throughout the lockdown we have been busy re-imagining an online version of this exciting programme, which has since 2015 reached 27 schools throughout Sligo town and county. Throughout the school year,
The Model’s Inside Out online digital programme for kids has lit a fire of creativity in many of our young budding artists.
Freya Whitney in Leitrim tells us what she has got up to during lockdown.Her story and artwork reveal the hidden landscape and magic that can be found in the hills and woods of Lovely Leitrim. ‘I was happy to make this artwork of “the view from my window” it was
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
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
Photograph: Brian Farrell Back row: Arle Bell Gallardo, Bouchta Kharchach, Catherine Kabiyona Front row: Shorai Mpande, Brid Torrades, Rosemary Chilufiya, Kathleen Mangwany Sligo Global Kitchen (SGK) is an art and food project funded by the Community Foundation for Ireland, in partnership with The Model. Sligo Global Kitchen welcomes everyone in
Margaret Walker is an artist based in the KCAT Studio in Callan, Co. Kilkenny (http://kcat.ie/studio/margaret-walker/). 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