17 Jan. 2018

The Model is one of Ireland’s leading centres for contemporary art. We host compelling contemporary art exhibitions by international and Irish artists in our newly redeveloped suite of galleries. We are also home to Sligos municipal art collection, The Niland Collection, shown on a rotation basis. In addition to our music, education and cinema programmes, we also have eight studios for visual arts practice and a full-time, international Artist-in-Residence Programme.

  • Turbulence

    02 Dec. 2017 - 22 Apr. 2018 / This exhibition considers the freedom of movement – and the lack thereof – of many people in today’s world, in light of the unsettled nature of global geo-politics.

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  • Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige: Waiting for the Barbarians

    13 Jan. - 18 Feb. 2018 / The Model is delighted to present Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, I stared at beauty so much: Waiting for the Barbarians, 2013, a film made in response to the poem Waiting for the Barbarians by Constantine P Cavafy.

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  • Portrait of a Family

    May - 19 Aug. 2018 / Featuring work newly acquired from the Yeats Family sale and now on long-term loan to The Niland Collection.

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