Gracelands ‘I’m Spartacus’

Presented in association with The Model, Gracelands is an outdoor art event that takes place over a single day, situated on the site of the Mimetic House. Now in its third year, it features an unfolding exhibition of performance, sculpture, lectures and screenings from mid afternoon to late night. The

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Seamus Nolan Trades Club Revival

Seamus Nolan: Trades Club Revival

For more than 100 years the Trades Club was the home of a vibrant and self-determined organisation. Operating successfully thanks to generations of voluntary management, the club provided a vital social service for its many members. However the premises at Number 2, Castle Street fell into in a poor state

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The Toy Theatre by Jack B. Yeats (1871 - 1957)

Jack B. Yeats: The Living Ginger

Jack B. Yeats’ artistic output reveals a fascination with characters that lived on the margins of society – those who in his own words had “something of the living ginger of life in them.” Over a career spanning seven decades, Yeats repeatedly painted the tramps, travellers, circus performers, drunks, sailors

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Filmstill From Make It New John

Duncan Campbell: Make It New John

The Model has co-commissioned Irish-born filmmaker Duncan Campbell’s new work Make It New John, which tells the story of the DeLorean car, its creator John DeLorean and the workers of the Belfast-based car plant who built it. Hear Duncan talk about Make It New John to the Telegraph’s Cultural Minute:

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They Love Me by Jack B. Yeats (1871-1957)

Jack B. Yeats: The Outsider

“…an important exhibition in an ideal location.” Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times. “…exhibition perfectly captures the numerous contradictions – both creative and personal – that lie at the heart of his canvases…” Cristín Leach, The Sunday Times This exciting exhibition brings together forty Jack B Yeats oils from a variety

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BGL, Meatballs: Tribute To The Group Of Seven


The Model re-opens at 6pm on May Day with the vibrant exhibition Dorm. Twenty-two international artist collectives will transform the building into an unprecedented, all-encompassing art project. With a nod to the political events of May 1968, histories of art collectivism, and as a parody of an art fair, the

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