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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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A new Sligo Supper Club launched by Sligo Global Kitchen members and The Model goes down a treat!

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

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Artist Margaret Walker completes residency at The Model

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

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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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Christmas at The Model: What’s On?

The Model is delighted to announce a festive programme of events, exhibitions and classes sure to keep the whole family entertained throughout the Christmas season. The run-up to Christmas will see the return of beloved Model favourites like Sligo Global Kitchen, A History of Play, and a sold-out Family Day

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