27 Aug. 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.

  • Elizabeth Price

    25 Jun. - 28 Aug. 2016 / The Model is delighted to present an exhibition with Turner Prize-winning artist Elizabeth Price in her first Irish solo show.

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  • Jack B Yeats: A Broadside

    24 Mar. - 28 Aug. 2016 / The Model is delighted to present a newly acquired gift to the Niland Collection – a complete set of Broadsides edited by Jack B Yeats and published by Dun Emer and Cuala Press each month from June 1908 – May 1915. Seldom available for the public to see, this rare and fascinating publication was edited and illustrated by Yeats and published in collaboration with his sisters Elizabeth and Susan.

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  • Jack B. Yeats: Painted Universe

    30 Apr. - 16 Sep. 2016 / This exhibition of Yeats oils features work from his final and most successful period of artistic production, from political works executed in the 1920s to the great masterpieces of the late 1940s.

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  • Ghosts of Other Stories: The British Council Collection

    10 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. Each work has at its heart an elusive or mysterious quality that speaks of a story passing into history – untold, unheard or interrupted.

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