10 Oct. 2015

The Model is an exciting family-friendly arts centre with dedicated education spaces, a cinema, theatre space, cafe and bookshop. We host regular workshops, childrens cinema and a unique programme for young children and parents.

A wooden playhouse for children has recently been installed in The Models foyer. Designed by Gordon Ryan of Applied Sense, it is a unique space for children to play, read and enter into the world of imagination.

  • A History of Play with Naomi Draper

    18 - 19 Nov. 2015 / A play-based workshop inspired by the teachings of Friedrich Fröbel and The History of Play exhibition. Planning and plotting sculptures for construction, children will use simple materials to realize exciting 3D constructions and mini installations. Children will build their own imaginative buildings and create many more exciting constructions! Before leaving the gallery the children will present and discuss their ideas to one another and discover the “gifts” that are waiting in the gallery. A professional development learning opportunity for teachers and early years workers. Suitable for junior & senior infants classes and pre-school/early years.

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