24 Sep. 2018

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.

  • Yeats; Portrait of a Family

    09 Jun. - 28 Oct. 2018 / An intimate look at the Yeats Family through the portraits of John Butler Yeats and a selection of other artists featuring work newly acquired from the Yeats Family sale and now on long-term loan to The Niland Collection.

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  • Eamon O’Kane: A History of Play

    20 Aug. - 30 Sep. 2018 / In this colourful three dimensional installation, children are invited to explore shape, colour and constructive design through imaginative and creative play.

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  • Jennifer Walshe; Aisteach

    01 Sep. - 04 Nov. 2018 / The Model is delighted to present an ambitious and multi-faceted gallery project combining visual art, literature, film, performance and music, which will see renowned composer and artist Jennifer Walshe working both as curator and creator of Aisteach; the Avant-Garde Archive of Ireland.

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  • Chris Doris; The Empty Field

    17 Nov. 2018 - 27 Jan. 2019 / The Model welcomes the work of Chris Doris, a unique and personally intimate gallery experience which draws on the artist’s distinctive synthesis of practices in psychotherapy, art, meditation and other forms of interoception.

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