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

The Keeper; To have and to hold

Ed Atkins, Frances Beckett, George Bellows, Joseph Beuys, Rosemarie Brodhag, Harry Clarke, Patrick Collins, Connolly Cleary, William Conor, Barrie Cooke, John Coyle, Dorothy Cross, Diarmuid Delargy, Gerard Dillon, Micky Donnelly, Rita Duffy, Mary Duncan, Micheal Farrell, Carsten Fock, Marie Foley, Percy French, Stella Frost, Roisin Gartland, John Gerrard,  Constance Gore-Booth,

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Chris Doris; The Empty Field

The Model welcomes the work of Chris Doris, a unique and personally intimate gallery experience which draws on the artist’s distinctive synthesis of practices in psychotherapy, art, meditation and other forms of interoception. Expansive ‘Open Paintings’, text paintings and works on steel and paper evoke the empty ground of being,

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Jennifer Walshe

Jennifer Walshe; Aisteach

The Model is delighted to present an ambitious and multi-faceted gallery project combining visual art, literature, film, performance and music, which will see renowned composer and artist Jennifer Walshe working both as curator and creator of Aisteach; the Avant-Garde Archive of Ireland. Aisteach (www.aisteach.org) is an archive of fictional histories

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Untitled, Anna Spearman 2017

Cairde Visual

Cairde Sligo Arts Festival’s fifth annual open submission exhibition. Building on the success of 2017’s successful partnership with The Model, this show will feature work from both Irish and international artists across a broad diversity of media. On the occasion of the opening of Cairde Visual, The Model is delighted

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W.B. Yeats Reading In The Garden at Bedford Park by John Butler Yeats (1839 – 1922)

Yeats; Portrait of a Family

This exhibition presents an intimate look at the Yeats Family through the portraits of John Butler Yeats and a selection of other artists. The show features a considerable body of work newly added to The Niland Collection from the recent Yeats Family sale at Sotheby’s and includes John Butler Yeats’

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Home, A Film Poem By Enda Wyley And Anita Groener


A collaborative project by poet Enda Wyley and visual artist Anita Groener, this film-poem interprets tales of home and belonging, rooted in community conversations. Home is a Bealtaine Festival commission supported by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. Opening with visual artist Anita Groener and poet Enda Wyley.

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