Author Archives: MMA

Author Archives: MMA

Notes from our architecture tours

Notes from our architecture tours

June 24, 2019 | Published by MMA
“I remember how dramatically the community shifted when all the soldiers returned to campus after the war (WWII)” “Just inside that window is where I met my wife.” “Many happy times on the original Phoenix patio, even before it had … Continued
Museum presents Hamilton Arts Week Events

Museum presents Hamilton Arts Week Events

June 10, 2019 | Published by MMA
The McMaster Museum of Art is participating in Hamilton Arts Week once again. Hamilton Arts Week is a festival and celebration of arts and culture in the greater Hamilton area, which runs June 14 – 21, 2019. McMaster Museum of … Continued
Interview with senior curator Pamela Edmonds

Interview with senior curator Pamela Edmonds

June 5, 2019 | Published by MMA
CFMU Interview Pamela Edmonds, our new Senior Curator was recently interviewed by Olivia Fava on CFMU’s morning spoken word show. Edmonds has over 20 years of experience in curatorial practice and administration across Canada, as well as being a writer … Continued
News from the Schools

News from the Schools

June 4, 2019 | Published by MMA
In School Art Program Update We’re nearing the end of an action-packed 10 week run of the McMaster Museum of Art’s In-School Art Program. Thank you to all the enthusiastic teachers and talented students who made this initiative such a great … Continued
Pamela Edmonds is appointed Senior Curator

Pamela Edmonds is appointed Senior Curator

April 30, 2019 | Published by MMA
The McMaster Museum of Art is pleased to announce the appointment of Pamela Edmonds to the position of senior curator. With over 20 years of curatorial, administrative and educational experience in various arts institutions across the country, Edmonds’ research interests … Continued
Engineering Student Research in the Vaults

Engineering Student Research in the Vaults

April 23, 2019 | Published by MMA
A group of McMaster University software engineering and mechatronics engineering students are working together on a culminating project to help farmers, that may also have applications in the museum world. The engineering students of EltroTech originally created the Agriboost device … Continued
Interview with Museum’s Director and Chief Curator Carol Podedworny

Interview with Museum’s Director and Chief Curator Carol Podedworny

April 18, 2019 | Published by MMA
“[Carol Podedworny] has worked tirelessly to make space for Indigenous voices within museum institutions and to promote critical scholarship for Indigenous art.” Elizabeth Cytko recently interviewed Carol Podedworny, Director and Chief Curator at the MMA for Musings the University of Toronto … Continued
Museum receives major Terra grant for Indigenous/American Art project

Museum receives major Terra grant for Indigenous/American Art project

April 16, 2019 | Published by MMA
The McMaster Museum of Art is pleased to announce that it has received a grant of over $100,000 CDN from the Chicago-based Terra Foundation for American Art. The Foundation supports exhibitions and scholarship at institutions worldwide from the Musée d’Orsay … Continued
Mission accomplished: First art geocoin returns

Mission accomplished: First art geocoin returns

March 26, 2019 | Published by MMA
In May of 2011, the McMaster Museum of Art joined the geocaching world and launched the first of nearly 100 Art Adventure Geocoins. Each coin is named for an artist in McMaster’s collection and tasked with a mission: to travel … Continued
Counterpoint: SUMMA 2019 exhibition

Counterpoint: SUMMA 2019 exhibition

March 18, 2019 | Published by MMA
COUNTERPOINT: SUMMA 2019 Graduating McMaster BFA Student Exhibition McMaster School of the Arts Guest Curator: Hitoko Okada April 6 – 17, 2019 LOCATION: THE COTTON FACTORY* 270 Sherman Ave N, Hamilton, ON L8L 6N4 OPENING RECEPTION and AWARDS: Saturday, April 6, 11 … Continued