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Model’s Autumn Listings 2010

The Model Cinema

IFI @ The Model is our weekly digital film programme, presented in collaboration with the Irish Film Institute. This partnership with the Irish Film Institute, the national cultural institution for film in Ireland, means our digital cinema is the main provider of first-run cultural cinema in the Northwest.

The Model Cinema is a one-screen digital cinema, with 244-seats and operates as a commercially-operated cultural cinema, presenting a diverse and individual programme of international, first run films including a variety of independent, foreign-language, arthouse and classic cinema.

We run three weekly screenings, Tues-Thurs at 8pm. The Model’s cinema programme also includes Youth Film Projects and special screenings for seniors, Ruby Tuesdays. Our programme will also feature an ambitious screening of cutting-edge short-films.

Ticket Prices:
€8.00 (Full price)
€9.00 (1-day film membership for uncertified films)
€6.00 (Concession)

To make a booking, email tickets@modelart.ie or phone The Model reception on (071) 91 41405.

We passionately support cultural diversity and personal expression in world cinema. Our cinema programme is kindly supported by The International Fund for Ireland.

Upcoming Screenings 

Tues 19 – Thur 21 Oct. 8pm
Winter’s Bone 
Director: Debra Granik
Genre: Drama (2010/USA/100 min) 

Cert: 15A
Winning prizes at Sundance isn’t always a guarantee of quality, but this gripping backwards drama is one of the great American indies of recent years. For more information go to http://themodel.ie/film/winters-bone

Tues 26 – Thur 28 Oct. 8pm
To be confirmed

Tues 2 – Thur 4 Nov. 8pm
Mr Nice
Director: Bernard Rose
Genre: Drama (2010/UK/121 min) 

Cert: 18
Oxbridge graduate, drug smuggler, prisoner, author and raconteur, Howard Marks has had quite a life, and Bernard Rose turns it into a friskily entertaining movie.

02 Oct. 2010 – 10 Jan. 2011

Drawn from The Niland Collection, the exhibition Flight explores the way in which artists from the collection have represented otherworldly beings or used mystical visions in their work.
The exhibition celebrates the way in which artists have given free flight to their imaginations and indulged in visions of angels, gods, saints, warriors, and fairies. On the other hand Flight will consider the way in which artists have drawn on classical and biblical imagery to present nightmarish allegories of the political or social disarray of their own times.
This exhibition features many of the collection’s most popular artists including Jack B Yeats, Louis le Brocquy, Patrick Hall and George (AE) Russell.

Ilya and Emilia Kabakov
22 Oct. 2010 – 16 Jan. 2011
The Model, Sligo is delighted to present Angelology, a new large-scale installation project by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, this project takes the theme of angels – humanity’s imagination and romanticisation of angels especially - as its beginning point, and includes paintings, sculpture and mixed-media installations that fill the entire Model exhibition spaces. The Kabakovs journey to Sligo from The Louvre, where they mounted a retrospective exhibition.

The Kabakov’s work is included in the collections of most of the world’s major museums, including MoMA, Tate Modern and The Pompidou, ad has been shown in the Museum of Modern Art, at the Whitney Biennial, and the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg among others.
Angelology Opening Event Details
A discussion between our Director / Curator Seamus Kealy and the artists on Angelology precedes the opening at 5.30pm.
Angeology Opening, Fri Oct. 22, 6 – 8pm
A violin concert by the Kabakovs’ 14-year-old grandson, Joseph Morag, who is an internationally accomplished classical violinist, accompanies the opening.
Another unique element of the opening weekend happens on Sat, 23 Oct. from 11am – 1pm. Angelic Conversations is a guided gallery tour of Angelology aimed at eight to 12 year-olds. The tour will be given by Orliana Morag, the Kabakovs’ ten-year-old granddaughter, and will be followed by a question and answer session hosted by Orliana for young visitors to The Model.

The Model Education
Taking Small Steps in Big Spaces

To coincide with the exhibitions Angelology and Flight , this autumn’s family programme will take place on Sundays with a series of childrens’ workshops, which will focus on the theme of angels.
The family programme series opens with The Big Draw , on Oct 14th, this is a weekly programme for parents and toddlers. As playfulness is a key element of art-making, The Model family programme will be fun, imaginative and interactive; creating a space for children to explore and enjoy art.
For a full description of each event go to http://themodel.ie/education/taking-small-steps-in-big-spaces.
Parents & Toddlers: 
Thurs. 14 Oct. – 16 Dec., The Big Draw (2 – 4 years)
Children and Teenagers: 

Sun. 07 Nov., Art Trap (4 – 6 years) 

Sun. 14 Nov., Art Trap (7 – 9 years) 

Sun. 21 Nov., Model Explorers (10 – 13 years)
Sun. 05 Dec.,
Art Trap (4 – 6 years)
Sun. 12 Dec.,
 Art Trap (7 – 9 years)
Sun. 19 Dec.,
 Model Explorers (10 – 13 years)

Model’s Summer Listings 2010


The Living Ginger: The Characters of Jack B. Yeats
July 25th – October 3rd 2010
The Model, Sligo
T: 071 9141405

‘The Living Ginger: The Characters of Jack B. Yeats’ explores Yeats’ fascination with those who lived on the margins of society – people who, in his own words, had “something of the living ginger of life in them”. Over a career spanning seven decades, Yeats repeatedly painted the tramps, travellers, circus performers, drunks, sailors and gypsies that populated his youth in Sligo. Featured pieces include character portraits from Yeats’ early work in watercolours.

Free Curator’s tours: Wednesday, 28th July; Wednesday, 18th August; Wednesday, 15th September at 1pm.

www.themodel.ie for more information

Duncan Campbell: Make it New John
July 25th – October 3rd 2010
The Model, Sligo
T: 071 9141405
The Model has co-commissioned Irish-born filmmaker Duncan Campbell’s new work ‘Make It New John’, which tells the story of the DeLorean car, its creator John DeLorean and the workers of the Belfast-based car plant who built it. The film contrasts the DeLorean dream with its downfall during a critical period in Northern Ireland’s history and the canonisation of the DMC12 as a symbol of the American myth of mobility.

www.themodel.ie for more information


You’re Only Massive: Audiodetour
A site-responsive audio walk for two people, commissioned by The Model, Sligo. Audiodetour is an mp3 audio walk which layers choreography, soundscapes and songs on top of the real Sligo and asks you to use everyday spaces with a playful sense of experimentation, exploration and adventure and to keep an ear out for the hidden histories of caregivers and bankers.
The Audiodetour is for two people to take together, each with their own mp3 player. You can download the tour from The Model’s site and put it on your own player, or go to Third Wave Music and borrow two mp3 players.


Inside Out / Outside In
Sunday, 25th July 2010
The Model, Sligo
T: 071 9141405

‘Inside Out / Outside In’ will open on Sunday, 25th July, with a breathtaking aerial performance by the magical Barren Carousel troupe from Belfast Community Circus. The opening performance is part of The Model’s summer programme for children, which includes workshops in dance, visual art and music. The workshops will run from 1-3pm on Saturday, 7th, 14th and 28th August.

Free admission, but places are limited. Phone: 071-9141405 for further details and to book your place.

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