An online programme for Christmas

We are delighted to present an online programme free of charge over the Christmas season. A selection of Sligo-based artists and performers will connect with audiences through a very special winter edition of Featherheads and Dreamers. At the same time we are excited to share the work of Sligo’s youngest artists, who helped us put together new creative activities

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The Model reopens 3rd December

Reopening with a new exhibition of Mokuhanga prints by members of Graphic Studio Dublin and invited artists, curated by Kate MacDonagh.  We are delighted to open our doors to the public once more from Thursday 3rd December. Locals who missed the chance to see Jack B Yeats; A Thought of Sligo

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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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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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