03 Mar. 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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  • Mark Clare: I Believe In You

    24 Jan. - 22 Mar. 2015 / In collaboration with the Crawford Gallery of Art, this touring exhibition project presents a major solo show of Mark Clare

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  • Paul Seawright Making News: Things Left Unsaid

    04 Apr. - 31 May 2015 / This project will present a new body of work by internationally known photographer Paul Seawright.

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  • Model Talks

    11 Feb. - 27 May 2015 / Lectures and gallery talks are essential ways to learn more about the current exhibitions and Model initiatives. All lectures occur on Wednesdays at 3pm, unless otherwise indicated. Each of the following talks are running as part of our B.R.A. initiative.

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  • Gallery Tours: Every Saturday

    05 Feb. - 30 Jun. 2015 / Gallery tours of exhibitions to take place every Saturday at 2pm.

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  • Collections and Collectors: Connecting with Contemporary Art

    05 - 26 Mar. 2015 / A course for people with an interest in art, who would like to broaden their understanding of contemporary art.

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