26 Feb. 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.


  • The Big Draw: Early Years Programme for Parents and Toddlers

    05 Feb. - 26 Mar. 2015 / The ever-popular Big Draw series of classes returns this Spring to The Model. Parents and toddlers are invited to join us for interactive story telling, drama, puppetry, visual art and movement, inspired by the works of Edward Lear.

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  • Gabriel Rosenstock: Storyteller / Seanchaí

    06 Mar. 2015 / “Gabriel Rosenstock is an author/ translator of over 160 books, including 13 volumes of poetry and a volume of Haiku in Irish and in English, as well as numerous books for children.

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  • Family Days at The Model

    08 Feb. - 24 May 2015 / Every second Sunday from February through June, you are invited to spend enlightening afternoons at The Model. Families can join us for a tour of the current exhibit and then explore their creative side with several art activities.

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  • Gallery Tours: Every Saturday

    05 Feb. - 30 Jun. 2015 / Gallery tours of exhibitions to take place every Saturday at 2pm.

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  • Sligo Children's Book Festival

    05 - 08 Mar. 2015 / Thursday 05 March

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  • Seachtain na Gaeilge

    01 - 06 Mar. 2015 / .

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