Karen Power No Mans Land

The Model announces reopening and releases a 5 minute cut of Karen Power’s no man’s land

The Model, Sligo, is set to re-open on Thursday 23 July.  Adapting to the current situation due to Covid-19, the arts centre will open its award-winning building, galleries and cafe while maintaining appropriate social distancing guidelines and Covid-19 prevention protocols.  The last few months have been a profoundly difficult time

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The Sea Around Us

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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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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Tightrope, Dagestan, 2015. 58.10 min., video, colour, sound. Tightrope walker: Rasul Abakarov.

Exhibition Programme – 2019

The Model Sligo announces a programme of exhibitions for 2019 with a special focus on The Niland Collection as it celebrates the 60th anniversary of its foundation. On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of The Niland Collection, The Model proudly presents a major exhibition that considers art collections as

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