Author Archives: MMA

Author Archives: MMA

Museum Catalogue Wins Prestigious Design Award

Museum Catalogue Wins Prestigious Design Award

May 25, 2010 | Published by MMA
The Shelagh Keeley catalogue jointly produced by the McMaster Museum of Art and Robert McLaughlin Gallery; designed by Underline Studio, Toronto; has won a prestigious AIGA design award and is being included in the AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers. To assure that selections become a part … Continued
Welcome Back to You and Your Family!

Welcome Back to You and Your Family!

May 25, 2010 | Published by MMA
Saturday, May  15 was a bright and colourful afternoon at the Museum as we welcomed back McMaster Alumni and their families for Hands-On Art Family Fun Art Event organized by the McMaster Alumni Association.  Children and their parents enjoyed an … Continued
Angela Grauerholz Photoworks

Angela Grauerholz Photoworks

May 10, 2010 | Published by MMA
Her [Angela Grauerholz’s] work gives an impression of timelessness that is expressed in a paradoxical way through images that are commonplace but at the same time sublime and unexpected. – Paulette Gagnon, Director of the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal … Continued
Award Winning Art Students

Award Winning Art Students

May 4, 2010 | Published by MMA
Three graduating students from McMaster’s School of the Arts Studio Art Program received special awards plus honorariums at the recent McMaster Museum of Art reception. Krysten Bell, Leah Boyd, and Lisa Pinho are the first recipients of the new Summa … Continued
Painting with…Wax?

Painting with…Wax?

April 28, 2010 | Published by MMA
Have you ever heard of such a thing? This ancient method of painting, used as early as the 4th and 5th century BCE, is called encaustic.  The Ancient Greek root of the word means “to burn in.” In encaustic painting, … Continued
Tourism Hamilton Award

Tourism Hamilton Award

April 19, 2010 | Published by MMA
The McMaster Museum of Art is pleased to have received a Tourism Hamiton’s 2nd place Award/Honourable Mention in the Event of the Year category for its 2009 exhibition Light Echo. Light Echo was a collaboration between McMaster astronomer Doug Welch … Continued
McMaster Museum of Art posters

McMaster Museum of Art posters

April 12, 2010 | Published by MMA
Do you have a poster of the Monet? Yes we do!! At last. Two beautiful posters featuring art from McMaster’s permanent collection have just been published as a complement to our summer exhibition, Oil Cloth Lunch, and other reasons to … Continued
Muse, Marvel and Mark your ballot at Graduating Student Exhibition

Muse, Marvel and Mark your ballot at Graduating Student Exhibition

April 12, 2010 | Published by MMA
Muse Me: SUMMA 2010, the annual exhibition of art by students graduating from McMaster School of the Arts’ Studio Art Program is on view now through May 1 at the Museum.  Here are some installation shots of this eagerly awaited … Continued
Further Than Confederation

Further Than Confederation

March 16, 2010 | Published by MMA
  The new exhibition Further Than Confederation is on view in the McMaster Museum of Art’s 4th floor Tomlinson Gallery, now through August 14, 2010. John Abrams’ Canadian History Trilogy is the catalyst for this exhibition examining images of the … Continued
Collaboration between McMaster’s Museum of Art and Office of CSLCE

Collaboration between McMaster’s Museum of Art and Office of CSLCE

March 16, 2010 | Published by MMA
In partnership with the Office of Community Service Learning and Civic Engagement (CSLCE), the McMaster Museum of Art has created an on-line presence and virtual gallery for the CSLCE Reading Week Series.   Each year, CSLCE organizes a series of … Continued