Author Archives: MMA

Author Archives: MMA

We stand in solidarity

We stand in solidarity

June 1, 2020 | Published by MMA
  The McMaster Museum of Art, in solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter, will participate in a social media black out tomorrow, Tuesday, June 2. As our image above indicates, we want to leverage the platform we have to take a stand against … Continued
Step into our Artist Garden

Step into our Artist Garden

May 30, 2020 | Published by MMA
Spend a day in the garden at McMaster Museum of Art. We’re taking a journey through time to artist gardens past and present, all commissioned for one plot of land on the campus of McMaster University and we’re revealing who … Continued
Prefix Photo Magazine reviews Peripheral Visions

Prefix Photo Magazine reviews Peripheral Visions

May 27, 2020 | Published by MMA
The forty-first issue of Prefix Photo magazine has been released and includes Rebecca Travis’s great review of the McMaster Museum of Art’s recent publication Peripheral Vision(s). “Packed with full colour reproductions of prints and drawings, the book beautifully illustrates the … Continued
Drawing Conclusions: Creativity for grad students series

Drawing Conclusions: Creativity for grad students series

May 25, 2020 | Published by MMA
Among the Museum’s many on-going visual literacy and virtual classroom activities, Museum educator Nicole Knibb will be leading the upcoming programme Drawing Conclusions: Creativity for grad students series. Transferring skills learned through visual art, to labs and classrooms. Through four … Continued
#WestdaleArtBattle2020 Gallery

#WestdaleArtBattle2020 Gallery

May 19, 2020 | Published by MMA
Thank you to all #WestdaleArtBattle2020 artists! This wouldn’t have been possible without the work of Cooperative Learning student Mirielle Pearson. Mirielle wanted us to open the Art Battle up to the wider community and you have responded enthusiastically. About #WestdaleArtBattle2020 … Continued
Hanging art at home? Tips from the Gallery Preparator

Hanging art at home? Tips from the Gallery Preparator

May 12, 2020 | Published by MMA
Tired of staring at the same walls while you #StayHome? If you’re ready to refresh your view at home, we thought a few tips from Jennifer Petteplace, the McMaster Museum of Art’s preparator, would be handy.  What tools do you … Continued
McMaster’s art collection inspires Westdale Art Battle starting May 4

McMaster’s art collection inspires Westdale Art Battle starting May 4

April 30, 2020 | Published by MMA
Westdale Secondary School’s Art Battle, inspired by works from McMaster Museum of Art’s collection, opens to the wider community this year. New! #WestdaleArtBattle2020 RULES and inspiration  Introduction from the Art Battle organizer: Hi, my name is Mirielle Pearson, and I … Continued
Museum of Art heads into virtual school classrooms

Museum of Art heads into virtual school classrooms

April 27, 2020 | Published by MMA
During the COVID-19 shutdown, McMaster Museum of Art’s education team are working closely with teachers in the Hamilton area to provide digital versions of its school programs to elementary and secondary schools. These popular programs were developed for actual classroom visits … Continued
Thank you from your local arts organizations

Thank you from your local arts organizations

April 23, 2020 | Published by MMA
The arts are a means for connection and self-expression; they have always been essential sources of entertainment, communication, education, and comfort. We are deeply grateful to all of you who continue to encourage and support our artists and organizations, particularly … Continued
Announcement from #HAMONT Artists Relief Fund

Announcement from #HAMONT Artists Relief Fund

April 17, 2020 | Published by MMA
The McMaster Museum of Art is a proud supporter of the Hamilton Artists Relief Fund. Organized by The Hamilton Arts Council, it is raising and distributing emergency relief funds for artists struggling during this difficult time, as well as providing a … Continued