22 Feb. 2017

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.

  • Cléa van der Grijn: Reconstructing Memory

    17 Dec. 2016 - 02 Apr. 2017 / The Model is pleased to present an exhibition of newly commissioned work that marks a major turning point in the practice of Irish artist Cléa van der Grijn.

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  • Fanned Apart: Female Portraits from The Niland Collection

    24 Sep. 2016 - 26 Feb. 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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  • Cleá van der Grijn: Masterclass

    25 Feb. 2017 / Clea will lead a masterclass discussing the concept and process behind her exhibition. In the afternoon, this will be developed to create a mixed media piece based on the reconstruction of memory.

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  • Alexandra Hopf: The Night

    24 Feb. - 16 Apr. 2017 / Alexandra Hopf is a Berlin based artist working across video, painting and sculpture, with a research interest in individual memory, psychoanalysis, and the construction of art history.

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