Opportuni- ties at The Model
Located in Sligo, on Ireland’s west coast, The Model is distinctive internationally as a multi-disciplinary arts organisation that is led by the contemporary visual arts. As a hub for art and culture, The Model also houses a major art collection of national importance, produces an innovative contemporary music programme, and hosts a significant film programme - all of which are explored through an integrated Education programme. The Model is renowned internationally for its standards of excellence.
The Model takes an integrated approach to programming, with a strong focus on contemporary culture and relevant global currencies mediated inclusively to diverse audiences. The Model is has completed a major redevelopment that has seen its operations and programme expand by over one third. A number of opportunities at The Model have arisen due to the expansion.
- Volunteer Scheme
- Creative Enterprise Offices
- Internships available for 2013
- The Model/RehabCare partnership
The Model is looking for enthusiastic people who have a few hours to spare each week to join their volunteer scheme. If you are interested in meeting people, getting a better understanding and experience of the arts and would like to make a worthwhile contribution to Sligo’s cultural life, The Model would love to hear from you.
For further information, call Eve Hughes on (071) 914 1405 or email email@example.com
For more information on the role of the invigilator, read this document.
The Model is delighted to partner with Sligo Volunteer Centre for the recruitment of volunteers to our Get Involved programme.
Creative Enterprise Offices
As part of the Northwest’s creative hub, The Model, home of The Niland Collection houses six Creative Enterprise Office Spaces.
Suitable for media, film, design, music or other creative industries, these workspaces are available for rent. Professional creative enterprises are prioritised but all interested parties are welcome.
The Model is one of Ireland’s leading centres for contemporary art. Acknowledged internationally for its standards of excellence, The Model is distinctive as a multi-disciplinary arts centre.
The Model houses a major art collection of national importance (the Niland Collection), contemporary galleries, innovative music and film programmes, an integrated education programme and artist studio spaces.
All Creative Enterprise Office Spaces have access to broadband.
For more info contact
(071) 914 1405 firstname.lastname@example.org
Internships available for 2013
Internships 2013 (Curatorial, Education, Marketing, Film, Music & Admin)
Internships are available at The Model for 2013.
Located in Sligo, on Ireland’s west coast, The Model is distinctive internationally as a multi-disciplinary arts organisation that is led by the contemporary visual arts. As a hub for art and culture, The Model also houses a major art collection of national importance, produces an innovative contemporary music programme, and hosts a significant film programme – all of which are explored through an integrated Education programme. The Model is renowned internationally for its standards of excellence.
The Model takes an integrated approach to programming, with a strong focus on contemporary culture and relevant global currencies mediated inclusively to diverse audiences. The Model is has completed a major redevelopment that has seen its operations and programme expand by over one third.
The Model is currently seeking Interns for its visual art, education, marketing, film and music programmes, as well as for administrative and executive support. Internships will support (a) Model contemporary art programming, collection programming and development, Model projects, and The Model studios programme in forms of administrative support, hands-on experience with exhibition production and artist support, and research, writing and scholarship that overlaps with candidates’ areas of research; (b) Model Education programming, including working with children, youth and supporting film, education and outreach programming, © Model Marketing, especially digital and online marketing support and public communications, (d) Model music programming, especially artists, event and gig support for experimental and cutting edge events, (e) Model Film programming, including box office support, supporting the digital cinema, providing administrative support and working on an annual Film Festival, (f) Model Administrative support, including assistance to the Director and Deputy Director.
Internships are available for three, six and twelve month durations.
Graduate student interns may gain credits from their institutions as part of their role in The Model’s programme.
Applications by email to email@example.com
•Demonstrable experience in related field (ie. art history, curatorial practice, contemporary arts, music, marketing etc)
•Experience with cultural institution administration or independent programming is an asset
•Graduate students in related fields (Art History, Curatorial, Music, Marketing or Education), are especially encouraged to apply
•Fluency in English is a must.
Applications in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org should include a CV, letter of interest (including an outline of scholarly interest, if relevant and specifying which form of internship is preferred), ideal dates, and a letter of support by a mentor or supervisor. Additional materials in the form of published/unpublished writing or project documentation may be sent to support applications. Final post-marked date for materials is Tuesday, 11th September 2012.
Interviews will take place on Tuesday, 18th September 2012.
Full applications or additional documentation may also be sent via post to:
Unless requested, materials will not be returned to senders. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The Model/RehabCare partnership
We are seeking to commission an Artistic Leader to deliver an artistic project with Touch the Sky performance group from October, 2012 to July, 2013.
The Artistic Leader will work in collaboration with, and under the direction of, The Model/RehabCare team to deliver this exciting new project. The Artistic Leader will be responsible for designing, delivering and evaluating varied, and innovative workshops along with a performance programme.
The vision for the project is to explore the themes of Peace III and create a series of artistically recognised and meaningful performance pieces, while also working to build upon the current practice and skills of the individual participants.
The ideal candidate must have:
• Three years post-graduate experience with supporting portfolio of work.
• A strong commitment to education in theatre and performance
• Experience of creating and delivering quality work in a range of locations including conventional theatre and community contexts
• Experience of working with socially disadvantaged groups
• Experience of collaboration and working with partners
• Commitment to art form development, theatrical innovation and quality
Please forward CV with supporting documentation to Marie-Louise Blaney, Education Curator, The Model, The Mall, Sligo. Informal enquiries to Marie-Louise Blaney, The Model 07191 41405
Deadline for applications is Friday, 14th September.