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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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Pictured at the Dublin International Film Festival at The Model this year: (l to r) some of the SFS committee members Dave Gunne, Patrick Curley, Edel Doherty, Jack Lynch with producer Anne Robinson and writer and actor Damian Callinan. (pic by James Connolly)

Sligo Film Society celebrates 75 years

Sligo Film Society is celebrating 75 years of screening Irish and international cinema, making it one of the oldest regional film societies in Ireland. To mark its 75th year, Sligo Film Society will have a wine reception for audience members at the final screening before Christmas on Thursday, December 19

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The Model appoints new Director

The Model is delighted to announce that after an open competition, Emer McGarry has been appointed to the role of Director. Emer, who has been Interim Director for the last four-years, led the organisation out of a period of difficulty in 2015/16, and since then, has successfully redefined The Model’s

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Mabel Chah to Launch EP in The Model

Singer/songwriter Mabel Chah will launch her debut EP at The Model on Friday 30th August at 8pm. The Cameroonian singer, who released her single ‘Zero to Hero,’ in early June, has been cultivating quite a buzz. After a knock-out performance at this year’s Parkfest, Chah has established herself as a

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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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A short interview with filmmaker Vivianne Dick who curated The Model’s screening of ‘Delirious Rhythm, 1936-2017: Films selected by Vivienne Dick’

‘It’s a really nice programme,’ said Dick, on her curated selection of short experimental films. ‘It first screened in 2017 at the IFI as part of a programme organised by AEMI (Artist Experimental Moving Image) and IMMA as I had a survey of my work showing at the museum. The

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