The Model

Sligo Global Kitchen

category: music

18 Nov. - 16 Dec. 2017 /

Sligo Global Kitchen is an art and food project, bringing diverse and multi-cultural communities together at a communal table.

Informal Music Afternoon

category: music

05 Nov. - 03 Dec. 2017 /

Musicians play classical pieces in addition to an eclectic mix of folk, traditional and jazz in the relaxedcabaret-style setting of The Model’s atrium.

Sligo Latin Dance: Salsa - Merengue - Bachata - Reggaeton

category: music

07 Nov. - 12 Dec. 2017 /

Join us for the best of Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Reggaeton and a new Brazilian style.

Francesco Turrisi and Róisín Elsafty: with special guest Emer Mayock

category: music

10 Nov. 2017 /

In this collaboration Turrisi reimagines the ancient melodies of sean-nós in bold new settings.

Lecture / Frederic William Burton and The West with Dr. Marie Bourke

category: music

16 Nov. 2017 /

Dr. Marie Bourke (former Keeper-Head of Education), curator of the exhibition: Frederic William Burton: For the Love of Art will reflect on the life achievements of Burton, including his work in the West of Ireland. Bourke will shed light on this leading water colourist of the Pre-Raphaelite era.

Dream Garden Course: with Leonie Cornelius

category: music

25 Nov. 2017 /

This intensive one day workshop helps you design your dream space on the day. Facilitated by award winning garden designer, interior architect and bestselling garden author Leonie Cornelius.


category: music

02 Dec. 2017 /

Lankum are a four-piece traditional folk group from Dublin, Ireland, who combine distinctive vocal harmonies with arrangements of uilleann pipes, whistles, concertina, accordion, fiddle and guitar.

Children’s Secret Cinema: twilight screenings

category: film

17 - 27 Oct. 2017 /

A twilight children’s secret cinema will run at The Model for a fortnight in October. This pop-up cinema invites children of all ages to enjoy an afternoon of magical screen-time – with a range of films from classics to animation.

The Model Cinema: in partnership with Sligo Film Society

category: film

Sep. - 14 Dec. 2017 /

The Model is delighted to announce a new Autumn season of film at The Model Cinema in partnership with Sligo Film Society.

Sligo Live presents: Music on Screen

category: film

28 - 29 Oct. 2017 /

Music on Screen explores the rich relationship between cinema and music; through biopics and concert films, fact and fiction, film has long tried to capture our deep connection with music and musicians.

High Winds Move Slowly

category: exhibitions

19 Aug. - 12 Nov. 2017 /

A very special two-person exhibition with Dutch artists Arno Kramer and Henk Visch. This show, which is curated and toured by the Museum De Buitenplaats in the Netherlands, marks the first time that these two artists have been brought together in one exhibition.

Jack B. Yeats: Lives

category: exhibitions

25 Mar. - 12 Nov. 2017 /

This exhibition will enable audiences to trace the development of key characters in Jack Butler Yeats’ work, through an exploration of his illustrations, pencil sketches, watercolours and the iconic oil paintings of his later mature period.

Oliver Laric

category: exhibitions

22 Jul. - 12 Nov. 2017 /

For his exhibition at The Model, Laric presents a recent film work. Composed of found and newly animated image sequences in which bodies metamorphose from one form into another, or are caught between two states, the untitled film dialogues with the consistent cultural trope of mutable identity.


category: exhibitions

02 Dec. 2017 - 22 Apr. 2018 /

This exhibition considers the freedom of movement – and the lack thereof – of many people in today’s world, in light of the unsettled nature of global geo-politics.

Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, I stared at beauty so much: Waiting for the Barbarians

category: exhibitions

13 Jan. - 18 Feb. 2018 /

The Model is delighted to present Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, I stared at beauty so much: Waiting for the Barbarians, 2013, a film made in response to the poem Waiting for the Barbarians by Constantine P Cavafy.