23 Oct. 2016

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.

  • Ghosts of Other Stories: The British Council Collection

    17 Sep. - 27 Nov. 2016 / Ghosts of Other Stories explores works within the British Council Collection where threads of lost stories or forgotten histories flash momentarily into the light.

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  • Moving Pictures: Artists’ Films from the Film London Jarman Award

    20 Sep. - 27 Nov. 2016 / Moving Pictures showcases the rich and diverse range of artists’ moving image work currently being produced in the UK.

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  • Fanned Apart: Female Portraits from The Niland Collection

    24 Sep. 2016 - 29 Jan. 2017 / This special exhibition curated on the occasion of the centenary of the 1916 Rising allows a glimpse into women’s lives in the twentieth century.

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  • Seminar / British Art Now

    12 Nov. 2016 / On the occasion of Ghosts of Other Stories, The Model presents a seminar that examines key developments in British art since the mid-nineties.

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