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.
Gallery Tours: Every Saturday
20 Feb. - 31 Aug. 2014 / Gallery tours of exhibitions to take place every Saturday at 3pm. One tour each month is offered in the Irish language.
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann
10 - 17 Aug. 2014 / The Fleadh Cheoil is the world’s biggest and best traditional Irish music festival and will take place in Sligo between 10th-17th August 2014 with many events happening here at The Model.
Art and Storytelling: The Stories of Red Hanrahan and The Secret Rose
01 - 02 Aug. 2014 / Lunch-time sessions of art and storytelling based on The Stories of Red Hanrahan and The Secret Rose, by W.B. Yeats, illustrated by artist Norah McGuinness.
Art and Coffee Mornings
29 Jul. - 05 Aug. 2014 / Book a tour of the exhibitions and discuss what you have learned afterwards in the beautiful surroundings of The Model Café over a complimentary tea or coffee.
What's on this Week?
30 Jan. - 06 Aug. 2014 / Want to know what is happening this week at a glance?
Scéalaíocht le Emily: Storytime with Emily
13 - 16 Aug. 2014 / Spend an enchanted afternoon with Emily and her wonderful collection of Irish stories in the magical surroundings of The Model galleries.
An Cosán Glas
14 - 15 Aug. 2014 / In this workshop, participants get an opportunity to create a piece of art which will be on display during the final weekend of Fleadh Cheoil 2014.