Andy Parsons at work in Sligo University Hospital

Andy Parsons appointed Artist-in-Residence at Sligo University Hospital

Artist Andy Parsons has been appointed Artist-in-Residence at Sligo University Hospital in a unique Arts and Health partnership with The Model, Home of The Niland Collection, funded through the Creative Sligo programme. This is the initial phase of a collaborative arts partnership between the Model and Sligo University Hospital, which

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The Model appoints new Director

The Model is delighted to announce that after an open competition, Emer McGarry has been appointed to the role of Director. Emer, who has been Interim Director for the last four-years, led the organisation out of a period of difficulty in 2015/16, and since then, has successfully redefined The Model’s

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The Flying Carpet

The Flying Carpet Children’s Exhibition

Here are some examples of the fun and colourful activities children and families have been getting up to in The Flying Carpet gallery upstairs at The Model. Why don’t you come in this weekend to this cosy space and create your very own painting which you can display in our

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Sligo Concert Band

Informal Music Afternoon ; December 2019

Sligo Concert Band, Note-Orious 4 with Leonard Dorrian and Members of Sligo Baroque Orchestra. On Sunday 1st Dec. at 1pm in The Model you can enjoy two very different Sligo based ensembles performing for the first time together at one of the monthly Informal Music Afternoons. Sligo Concert Band, which has been part of the Sligo Musical scene

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Guest Blog: Owen Kilfeather

We invited Owen Kilfeather to write the following blog post to mark his performance in The Front Room here at The Model: Nowadays we listen to music streamed from the cloud (a faux-metaphysical term for a data-centre server in an industrial estate just off the M50) into a sleek pocket-sized

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Photo Brian Farrell

Sligo Global Kitchen a meaningful project says IT Sligo student Elvis

El Lyon, involved since the start, spoke to Rebecca Kennedy about how food is central to this special initiative at The Model. (This article first appeared in the Sligo Weekender). Photo Brian Farrell. Sligo Global Kitchen (SGK) is an art and food project funded by the Community Foundation for Ireland,

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