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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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New works on long-term loan to The Niland Collection

The Model is delighted to announce that The Niland Collection will receive a new body of works through the generous donation of Jobst Graeve. The new additions to the collection include 21 works by 14 acclaimed Irish artists such as Maud Cotter, John Gerrard, Mick O’Dea and Robert Ballagh; and

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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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Interview with Yobst Greaves

Curator and collector Jobst Graeve discusses some of the works in his remarkable collection in this short video.

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Cairde Sligo Arts Festival Produces New Video

The crew behind Cairde Sligo Arts Festival have produced a fantastic promotional video showcasing the highlights of last years arts festival. The Model is proud to present the third year of our partnership with the Cairde Sligo Arts Festival on their annual open submission exhibition this summer. Cairde Visual 2019 will

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