Schools out with Sligo Street Artists

We’ve been making waves with our innovative youth programme Young Model since 2006, and it’s back in action this February mid-term with Sligo graffiti artists Feargal MacFadden and twin graffiti brothers Paraic and Kevin McGloughlin. These three street artists were recently commissioned by Sligo Arts Service to create a piece

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Jack B. Yeats and the West of Ireland

Throughout January and February Ballina Arts Centrewill present Jack B Yeats and the West of Ireland, a special exhibition of the artist’s works from Sligo and Mayo. This exhibition is drawn from The Niland Collection and is presented in association with The Model, home of The Niland Collection. Though Yeats

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Somadrone pics up

I’m doing an end of year clear out here at the Model and found these great pics from the Somadrone New Spaces gig we had in Castle House on Nov 8th so I thought we should pop them up on flickr. The gig was a bit of a music and

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Peter Maybury : Messages Sonores

Messages Sonores: a Peter Maybury project for New Spaces for Music, has been launched and free cd copies of his most recent messages are available from Third Wave Music on O’Connell Street in Sligo. The Sligo stage of the project is now open for new contributers and you can read

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Jimmy Behan is second relay artist

Jimmy Behan has been unveiled as the second Relay artist and his piece is now available to listen to on the Relay site. Jimmy is an Irish composer working with acoustic and electronic sounds, computer processing and field recordings. HIs debut album ‘Days Are What We Live In’ was released

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Seamus Kealy announced as Director/Curator of The Model

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Seamus Kealy as Director/Curator of the Model. Seamus brings a wealth of experience to this position with an international practice as a curator, writer and artist spanning well over a decade. Seamus has most recently been Curator of the Blackwood Gallery, University

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