09 Oct. 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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  • Lecture series: The Yeats Family with Clare O'Gara

    24 Sep. - 17 Dec. 2015 / To celebrate Yeats2015, The Model hosts a special lecture series once a month which will explore the life and work of the Yeats family.

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  • Liminal Spaces

    12 Sep. - 23 Dec. 2015 / Artists: Felicity Clear, Michele Horrigan, Maurice O’Connell, Andy Parsons, Clea van der Grijn, Corban Walker

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  • Eamon O'Kane: A History of Play

    14 Nov. 2015 - 10 Jan. 2016 / Opening Reception Saturday 14 November, 6pm Eamon O’Kane in conversation with Linda Shevlin, 5pm

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