Guest Blog – Andy Parsons

Andy Parsons reflects on his residency at Sligo General Hospital and his exhibition, Patience. Looking back at the exhibition now that it has finished I am struck by the intensity of the emotional responses it has created. Many people I talked to about the exhibition were keen to share their

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The magic of The Toy Theatre as it pops up in schools throughout Sligo

Once again, The Niland Collection pops up in primary schools throughout Sligo in the form of miniature toy theatres created by primary school children in their classrooms. The inspiration came from Jack B Yeats’ much loved painting The Toy Theatre and the project was developed by The Model in collaboration

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Sligo’s SPILT MILK Festival announces acts and schedule for November return

Spilt Milk makes its return to Sligo for its third edition from 18th – 21st November, 2021. A year on from its online event Transmission last November, organisers are delighted to announce the festival will return as an in-person series of live shows, installations, film screenings and workshops across four

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Angela Su, The Afterlife of Rosy Leavers, 2017.

Autumn programme revealed

Now that we have settled back into our beautiful building and reopened our cafe, we have an exciting programme in store for audiences this Autumn season with exhibitions, screenings, performances, podcasts, talks, children’s activities and a book launch. Plan your free visit today! Book Launch – Alison Pilkington; I Build My Own IslandSat.

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Open Call for Inclusion in Culture Night Sligo 2021 Programme

Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. This year, it will take place on Fri 17 September 2021 between 4pm and 10pm. Special and unique events are specifically programmed at participating locations and everything is available FREE of charge.   Culture Night Sligo

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Alison Pilkington, Standing on the shore with a fire in my head

Exhibition explores Alison Pilkington’s connections to Sligo

The Model is very pleased to present an exhibition of fresh and exciting new works by Sligo-born artist, Alison Pilkington. Through a series of interconnected paintings, drawings and artists’ books, Pilkington has produced a show at The Model that explores her connections to Sligo.  Speaking about the exhibition, Artistic Director,

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