27 May. 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.

  • Future Perfect

    05 May - 01 Jul. 2018 / Nairy Baghramian, DAS INSTITUT (Kerstin Brätsch & Adele Röder), Mariana Castillo Deball, Cyprien Gaillard, Dani Gal, Annette Kelm, Jutta Koether, Armin Linke, Antje Majewski, Henrik Olesen, Yorgos Sapountzis, Nora Schultz, Nasan Tur, Danh Vo and Clemens von Wedemeyer. Future Perfect is an exhibition by ifa, the Institut fur Auslandsbeziehunge presented by the Goethe Institut and The Model, Sligo.

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  • Home

    10 - 31 May 2018 / A collaborative project by poet Enda Wyley and visual artist Anita Groener, this film-poem interprets tales of home and belonging, rooted in community conversations. Home is a Bealtaine Festival commission supported by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.

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  • Future Perfect Artist Talks

    12 May - 26 Jul. 2018 / Throughout the duration of Future Perfect, The Model will present a series of talks, films and workshops.

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  • Eamon O’Kane: A History of Play

    26 May - 31 Aug. 2018 / In this colourful three dimensional installation, children are invited to explore shape, colour and constructive design through imaginative and creative play.

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  • Future Perfect screening programme

    31 May - 07 Jun. 2018 / On the occasion of Future Perfect, The Model is pleased to present in co-operation with the Goethe-Institut Irland, an associated screening programme of artists films.

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  • Portrait of a Family

    09 Jun. - 28 Oct. 2018 / An intimate look at the Yeats Family through the portraits of John Butler Yeats and a selection of other artists featuring work newly acquired from the Yeats Family sale and now on long-term loan to The Niland Collection.

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  • Gallery Talk: Dr. Hilary Pyle

    26 Jul. 2018 / On the occasion of the ‘Portrait of a Family’, Dr. Hilary Pyle will shed light on the portraits of the Yeats family in this unique exhibition.

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