Jack Butler Yeats Conservation Project

Check out the exciting new discoveries we have made through this conservation project, supported by the Heritage Council. Conservation work has begun at the Paper Conservation Studio Dublin and Conservation Letterfrack. Pat McBride, from Paper Conservation Studio in Dublin has already been in touch with the Model with an exciting

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Branar Téatar do Pháistí @Branarteatar

Calling all Primary School Teachers in Sligo

The Model is delighted to re-launch PUNC 1×1 primary school programme to be rolled out to schools in 2021/2022. Throughout the lockdown we have been busy re-imagining an online version of this exciting programme, which has since 2015 reached 27 schools throughout Sligo town and county. Throughout the school year,

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We are delighted to have been awarded funding by The Heritage Council to conserve original works by Jack B Yeats.

The works, nine of Jack Butler Yeats model boats and a very special wooden travelling case lined with Jack’s own original watercolour drawings, joined the Niland Collection in 2018 and were part of a very special acquisition of a considerable body of artworks from the Yeats Family sale at Sotheby’s.

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Artist Breakfast Club; looking forward and back

We are very excited about the return of the Artist Breakfast Club this Autumn. This is an ongoing free resource at The Model for artists to share knowledge and connect through their practice. Due to COVID 19 restrictions and the challenges that have come with it, the Artist Breakfast Club

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What to expect when you visit The Model

Here at The Model, we were thrilled to open our doors again last week. Those who visited will have noticed some changes to the visitor experience, which we have introduced to curtail the spread of Covid-19, and to ensure that all of our visitors and staff have the safest experience

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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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