The Tread Softly.... festival is in full swing and, as part of it, there is so much to see and do at The Model this week including an exciting calendar of events for children, young people and family events: Susan Hiller's first Irish exhibition is now open, as is our summer Yeats show The Music Has Come. Also lined up is a special screening of Living in a Coded Land, guided tours, and The Music has Come; a new music commission by Jack Talty, Neil O'Loghen and Ensembe Eriu.
Susan Hiller Sat. 12 Jul. - Sun. 28 Sep.
Hiller’s groundbreaking installations, multi-screen videos and audio works have achieved international recognition and are widely acknowledged to be a major influence on younger British artists.
Living in a Coded Land Wed. 06 &Thu. 07 Aug. 8pm
On the occasion of the Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann there will be a special screening of Living in a Coded Land. Making extensive use of archival material, the film seeks to explore the more elusive layers of meaning that make up this country. Book tickets now.
The Music Has Come 31 May - 30 Sept 2014
On the occasion of Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann, The Model presents an exhibition of work by Jack B Yeats that looks at music as a key device in his painting. The exhibition features works from The Irish Museum of Modern Art & The National Gallery of Ireland, as well as from several private collections rarely exhibited in public.
Tread Softly presents The Cloths of Heaven; Yeats in words & music Sun. 03 Aug. 6pm
Tread Softly presents The Cloths of Heaven; Yeats in words and music in association with Con Brio. Edel Shannon (soprano) and Andrew Synott (piano) will be performing a beautiful selection of songs featuring Irish poets and composers. Book Now.
Tread Softly Tours
Tue. 29 Jul. - Fri. 08 Aug. 3pm
Tread Softly is an arts festival celebrating the cultural legacy of the Yeats Family. Book yourself a guided tour of our current Yeats show The Music has Come for €5 / €3. Please phone The Model for more information: (071) 914 1405.
The Music has Come Fri. 15 Aug. 8pm
The Model has commissioned musicians Jack Talty, Neil O'Loghlen & Ensemble Eriu to compose a suite of new music in response to The Music has Come. Early booking recommended.