The Model, Sligo.

€600,000 allocated to The Model Niland Console

The Model Arts and Niland Gallery are delighted to announce details of a €600,000 contribution from the Sligo Borough Council toward the ambitious Future Model development programme. The decision was reached at last night’s Borough Council Meeting at Sligo Town Hall and is a significant contribution to the refurbishment and

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The Model, Sligo.

Jack B. Yeats and the West of Ireland

Throughout January and February Ballina Arts Centrewill present Jack B Yeats and the West of Ireland, a special exhibition of the artist’s works from Sligo and Mayo. This exhibition is drawn from The Niland Collection and is presented in association with The Model, home of The Niland Collection. Though Yeats

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The Model, Sligo.

Somadrone pics up

I’m doing an end of year clear out here at the Model and found these great pics from the Somadrone New Spaces gig we had in Castle House on Nov 8th so I thought we should pop them up on flickr. The gig was a bit of a music and

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The day the music arrived

the kit, originally uploaded by modelniland I’m sitting in an office surrounded by a bands-worth of musical instruments, amps, cables, speakers, stands and all the other paraphernalia and it’s all I can do not to get up and start playing with it (I say playing with as I certainly can’t

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The Model, Sligo.

Model Niland to springboard new cultural centre

An article in The Sligo Champion last week reported on Director/Curator Seamus Kealy’s recent meeting with the Sligo Borough Council. The redevelopment of the Model Arts and Niland Gallery was the springboard for the new planned cultural quarter and urgently needed civic centre for Sligo, the Director/ Curator, Seamus Kealy

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The Model, Sligo.

Rob Cunningham for Bellx1 support in Sligo

Singer/Songwriter Rhob Cunningham has been announced as the support act for the Sold Out Bellx1gig at Calry Church tomorrow night, Thu 30th Oct. Rhob has played in the Model once before, at the launch of Wayne O’Connor’s ep in 2007, and is a great live performer. Check out this YouTube

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