31 Aug. 2015

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.

  • Shared Visions: The Model Collects

    21 Feb. 2015 - 31 May 2016 / This new, semi-permanent re-installation of our collection aims to clearly re-position the Niland Collection as a major artistic asset of the institution. Selected by our new Director Megan Johnston, and co-curated with Emer McGarry, the Niland Collection will expand into three large gallery spaces.

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  • Liminal Spaces

    12 Sep. - 01 Nov. 2015 / Artists: Felicity Clear, Michele Horrigan, Maurice O’Connell, Andy Parsons, Clea van der Grijn, Corban Walker

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