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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Imagine to Imagine: A little bit of freedom and some well-organized chaos

This article first appeared in Sligo Now magazine July 2018 edition Imagine to Imagine was an art camp for artists, students and art enthusiasts that was held in The Model, Sligo. To gain an understanding of this unique workshop, which took place in June, Rebecca Kennedy spoke to facilitating Artist,

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Berlin Artist Nasan Tur to take residency at The Model

The Model is delighted to welcome German artist Nasan Tur to Sligo for a summer residency. Tur will deliver an artist talk on July 1st, and facilitate a special family day on July 15th at as part of the associated programme for Future Perfect, and exhibition of contemporary art from

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The Model Presents Cairde Visual Submissions Open/Deadline June 10th

Cairde Sligo Arts Festival’s fifth annual open submission exhibition, Cairde Visual, is now accepting submissions from visual artists. The submission forms are available at front of house at The Model or can be downloaded here. Submissions will be accepted up to Sunday June 10th. Cairde Visual will take place at

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Carbury National School – Punc 1×1

In February, Carbury National School responded to the Punc 1×1 artworks on loan to their school from the Niland Collection. They produced their own artistic interpretations of the Niland Collection paintings through a series of interactive workshops as part of the Punc artist in schools initiative, a new strand to

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Digital Transformations Arts/Digital Transformation Conference

  Ballina, Co. Mayo 19 – 20 May Given the major controversy surrounding Facebook misusing personal data from over 50 million users and allowing it to be harvested and exploited by Cambridge Analytica, it is not far fetched to say that our relationship with digital technology has recently fallen under

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