Artist Margaret Walker completes residency at The Model

Margaret Walker is an artist based in the KCAT Studio in Callan, Co. Kilkenny (http://kcat.ie/studio/margaret-walker/).  Margaret visited the Model recently as part of her ongoing collaboration with Model studio artist Anna Spearman.  Margaret and Anna met in 2016 at an Open Day in KCAT as part of the Engagement project, a project

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Informal Music Afternoon

Music Stars of tomorrow to feature in Informal Music Afternoon, – along with master musicians Seamie O’Dowd and Kieran Quinn

It is not unusual for Sligo’s mixed-genre Informal Music Afternoons to include students as part of the programme, but the fourteen top students coming from Dublin on Sunday March 31st is something of a first. The programme will also include two very well established Sligo musicians, Seamie O’Dowd and Kieran

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Interview with Yobst Greaves

Curator and collector Jobst Graeve discusses some of the works in his remarkable collection in this short video.

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Cairde Sligo Arts Festival Produces New Video

The crew behind Cairde Sligo Arts Festival have produced a fantastic promotional video showcasing the highlights of last years arts festival. The Model is proud to present the third year of our partnership with the Cairde Sligo Arts Festival on their annual open submission exhibition this summer. Cairde Visual 2019 will

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Australia Day with our resident Austrailian

    To celebrate Australia day, we caught up with our resident Australian, Fiona Timoney, to ask her to choose her favourite piece in the Niland collection and explain why she finds it compelling. #australiaday #nilandcollection#mypick Although I had heard of Jack B and W.B Yeats before I moved to

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Exhibition Programme – 2019

The Model Sligo announces a programme of exhibitions for 2019 with a special focus on The Niland Collection as it celebrates the 60th anniversary of its foundation. On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of The Niland Collection, The Model proudly presents a major exhibition that considers art collections as

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