Christmas at The Model: What’s On?

The Model is delighted to announce a festive programme of events, exhibitions and classes sure to keep the whole family entertained throughout the Christmas season. The run-up to Christmas will see the return of beloved Model favourites like Sligo Global Kitchen, A History of Play, and a sold-out Family Day

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‘Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know’ – A contemplation of John Yeats

In Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know, Colm Tóibín’s new non-fiction book, the Enniscorthy writer turns his incisive gaze to three of Ireland’s greatest writers, Oscar Wilde, W.B. Yeats and James Joyce, and their earliest influences: their fathers. To celebrate the extension of Yeats; Portrait of a Family, The Model’s seminal

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Assistant Curator delivers a talk on Evie Hone

Recently at The Model our Assistant Curator Heike Thiele gave a fascinating talk on Irish artist Evie Hone for one of Sligo’s local schools. The school were interested in Evie Hone as they had come across her stained glass windows in their religion class. The children were given a chance

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Navá is set to return to Sligo for one night only

We are thrilled that Navá will be holding a concert here on Sat. 13 Oct. Those who attended Culture Night 2016 will fondly remember Iranian brother’s Shahab and Shayan Coohe from their arresting performance with Kaleidoscope Night at The Model. Navá, for those unfamiliar with the group, is an Irish-Persian

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Culture Night 2018: Whats On?

That special time of year is upon us once again. Culture Night, a staple event of every culture vultures’ calendar takes place this evening, on Fri. 21 of September. To help you sort your schedule for what is sure to be a fantastic night of dazzling cultural displays, we have

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Con Brio 20th Season

Sligo’s classical music organisation Con Brio put on its first classical music concert in 1999 and each year in the past 20 years it has presented concerts by the cream of Irish classical ensembles and soloists. These have included the Irish Concert, Baroque, and Chamber Orchestras, The Vanbrugh, Contempo and

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