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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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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Calling all Primary School Teachers in Sligo

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,

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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

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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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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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