Author Archives: MMA

Author Archives: MMA

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
Supporting artists and diversifying McMaster’s art collection

Supporting artists and diversifying McMaster’s art collection

July 17, 2020 | Published by MMA
The McMaster Museum of Art is pleased to announce the purchase of 20 works of art, 19 of them by living artists working in Canada. The museum of art’s biannual acquisitions committee meeting, postponed from March due to COVID-19, met … Continued
Museum collection inspires a Grade 6 collective art quilt

Museum collection inspires a Grade 6 collective art quilt

July 16, 2020 | Published by MMA
With the move to online learning this Spring, McMaster Museum of Art’s education programming with community schools changed gears, stepped up and and produced exciting results thanks to our amazing community partners. One great example is a collaboration with Dundas … Continued
Celebrating the 2020 Hamilton Arts Awards

Celebrating the 2020 Hamilton Arts Awards

June 12, 2020 | Published by MMA
This year, Pamela Edmonds, Senior Curator at McMaster Museum of Art was one of the adjudicators for the City of Hamilton’s 2020 Arts Awards. We are pleased that award week has come at last and to be part of this … Continued
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