Author Archives: MMA

Author Archives: MMA

Letter from the Director – Fall 2020

Letter from the Director – Fall 2020

October 27, 2020 | Published by MMA
As we roll into autumn, join me in celebrating some of the big news—in terms of funding, commissions, digital programmes and staff—at the McMaster Museum of Art. To begin, we are thrilled to have recently received the following grants: Canada … Continued
Museum brings mural by artist Shellie Zhang to Hamilton for Supercrawl

Museum brings mural by artist Shellie Zhang to Hamilton for Supercrawl

October 23, 2020 | Published by MMA
The McMaster Museum of Art has nominated and, with the Hamilton downtown BIA, supported a new mural by Shellie Zhang installed this week on James Street North as part of Supercrawl’s year-long arts festival. Installed in downtown Hamilton, To What Do We Owe This Honour? enlarges a collection … Continued
Museum launches Curatorial Mentorship Program for BIPOC leadership

Museum launches Curatorial Mentorship Program for BIPOC leadership

October 7, 2020 | Published by MMA
One of the ways senior museum staff feel they can disrupt the “traditional museological narrative(s)” as conveyed in the recently revised vision statement, is by fostering a new generation of critically-engaged arts practitioners committed to decolonizing practices, institutional critique, thought-provoking … Continued
Presenting the 2020 SUMMA Award Winners

Presenting the 2020 SUMMA Award Winners

October 1, 2020 | Published by MMA
The McMaster Museum of Art is pleased to announce the recipients of the SUMMA awards for emerging artists participating in the McMaster BFA Graduation exhibition unguarded: SUMMA 2020. Faculty Award Brittany Forrest As a queer feminist artist, Brittany Forrest brings … Continued
George Wallace exhibition mounted at National Gallery of Ireland

George Wallace exhibition mounted at National Gallery of Ireland

September 28, 2020 | Published by MMA
George Wallace (1920-2009), celebrated artist and McMaster professor emeritus, has been honoured with a solo exhibition of his prints at the National Gallery of Ireland (see their press release below). Wallace taught art at McMaster University for 25 years, becoming … Continued
Hiba Abdallah’s neon sculpture lights up McMaster

Hiba Abdallah’s neon sculpture lights up McMaster

September 25, 2020 | Published by MMA
New public art for a bright and engaged McMaster community A new neon sculpture by Hiba Abdallah is lighting up the McMaster Museum of Art. Commissioned and conceived in 2019, Abdallah’s white neon sculpture has now been installed above the … Continued
Virtual Exhibition: </br>McMaster’s 2020 SUMMA Show

Virtual Exhibition:
McMaster’s 2020 SUMMA Show

September 10, 2020 | Published by MMA
McMaster University School of the Arts’ 2020 BFA Graduation Exhibition (aka SUMMA)  unguarded **VISIT THE VIRTUAL EXHIBITION NOW** Online exhibition launches September 10, 2020 SUMMA Awards to be announced: October 1, 2020 GUEST CURATOR: Stylo Starr ARTISTS:  Sage Barker, Maria Basso-Jimenez, … Continued
Hands-On Art Programmes for McMaster Community

Hands-On Art Programmes for McMaster Community

August 31, 2020 | Published by MMA
The Museum of Art is pleased to present a series of hands-on creative programmes for the McMaster community at large and for specific campus student groups! We look forward to virtually meeting you and welcoming you back to McMaster. Art … Continued
Museum’s first year at Hess Street School wraps with student print show

Museum’s first year at Hess Street School wraps with student print show

August 12, 2020 | Published by MMA
Over the course of the 2019-2020 school year, McMaster Museum of Art (MMA) education staff partnered with Hess Street School elementary teachers Christine Wilson and Lorraine Cooper to provide a new program of integrated cross-curricular lessons for students. MMA education … Continued
Letter from the Director

Letter from the Director

July 30, 2020 | Published by MMA
UPDATE In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the McMaster Museum of Art (MMA)—like arts, culture and heritage institutions across the country and the faculty of our host institution, McMaster University—moved with passion, speed and vision to virtual events and online … Continued