Noel Corr

My Pick – Noel Corr

I picked “Mountain view” (1946) by Jack B. Yeats because Benbulbin is in the background. I climb Benbulbin a couple of times a year with some German friends. I like Benbulbin because it’s an interesting mountain. When you’re up there it’s so quiet and peaceful and you can see the

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Steve Wickham

My Pick – Steve Wickham

My favourite Jack B. Yeats here in The Model is “Sailor home from the Sea.” It was painted in 1912. It’s oil on panel. It’s quite a small little painting, probably about 14 inches by 10 inches. It depicts a red bearded man with a sailor’s cap, a white neck

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The Model, Sligo.

Christmas at The Model

Shelter from the cold and spend a relaxing afternoon at The Model where you can browse our exhibitions, do a spot of Christmas shopping in the bookshop and enjoy some seasonal treats in the festive surroundings of The Gallery Cafe! We have a variety of gift ideas available in our

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Christmas Gifts

Creative Gift Ideas from The Model this Christmas

If you have visited The Model recently you may have noticed that our shop has expanded; over the last few weeks we have been adding a new line of craft pieces from the Made in Sligo craft collective. You’ll find ceramics from Rachel Quinn and Lynda Gault, horse-hair pottery from

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Model Christmas

Indulge all your senses This Christmas

We all have our favourite thing about Christmas trees, whether it’s the twinkling lights, the shiny ornaments, the fresh pine smell or even the prickly feel of the pine needles. All of these are appreciated through vision, smell and touch. But what about sound? Visitors to The Model can experience

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The Big Draw: Wild & Fiery Red

Artist Kate Wilson invited ‘Wild and fiery Red’ to the colourful Big Draw last week as a galloping horse: Everybody galloped over painted valleys and hills and warmed ourselves with a fire dance around a red circle of fiery red, orange and yellow. Kate Wilson. These environments were all created

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