Author Archives: MMA

Author Archives: MMA

STEVE HIGGINS: All Things Considered

STEVE HIGGINS: All Things Considered

January 31, 2011 | Published by MMA
Come explore the dark labyrinths, the rivers of white, and the urban environments, conjuring visions of both history and Fritz Lang’s Metropolis.  All Things Considered: Thoughts about Cities and History, War and Peace, the touring exhibition of intaglio etchings, process … Continued
Three New Exhibitions Open This Week

Three New Exhibitions Open This Week

January 25, 2011 | Published by MMA
GARY PEARSON: 1 2 3 Soliloquy CHRISTOS DIKEAKOS: Patisserie Duchamp / Puis-je fumer STEVE HIGGINS: All Things Considered: Thoughts About Cities and History, War and Peace Join us for a Public Reception this Thursday January 27, 6 – 8 pm … Continued
The Art of Seeing

The Art of Seeing

December 16, 2010 | Published by MMA
Last week we celebrated the opening of a new exhibition at the MMA – the final component of the McMaster Museum of Art/Family Medicine visual literacy collaboration. While the exhibition is a lovely example of the breadth and depth of … Continued
Let the Digitization begin

Let the Digitization begin

December 7, 2010 | Published by MMA
Last week photographer John Tamblyn (of London, Ontario) began photographing works in McMaster’s collection, the start of a massive digitization process. Ultimately, the Museum’s collection database complete with images and descriptive details will be posted on-line, available for virtual viewing. … Continued
R for Christmas 2010

R for Christmas 2010

December 7, 2010 | Published by MMA
Just in time for the holidays: Natalka Husar’s new R for Christmas painted book cover! Last year at this time, the McMaster Museum of Art presented Natalka Husar’s exhibition Burden of Innocence. That exhibition has since travelled to Guelph and … Continued
scrapes: Artists’ Talk and Conference Keynote

scrapes: Artists’ Talk and Conference Keynote

November 23, 2010 | Published by MMA
Here are the promised photos from last Friday, when the Museum was the venue for a number of events related to the 2010 John Douglas Taylor Conference, Health, Embodiment, and Visual Culture: Engaging Publics and Pedagogies. Conference delegates were first … Continued
Opening Night: Scrapes

Opening Night: Scrapes

November 22, 2010 | Published by MMA
For those who missed it, here’s a taste of last Thursday evening and the grand opening of Scrapes: Unruly Embodiments in Video Art at McMaster. Pictures from the Conference panel and Rebecca Belmore’s keynote coming soon.
scrapes: unruly embodiments in video art

scrapes: unruly embodiments in video art

November 18, 2010 | Published by MMA
A potent and provocative new exhibition of video art opens  tonight at the McMaster Museum of Art. The exhibition, co-curated by McMaster University’s Dr. Sarah Brophy (English and cultural studies) and Dr. Janice Hladki (School of the Arts), is the … Continued
Annual MAC Fair begins

Annual MAC Fair begins

November 10, 2010 | Published by MMA
Come to the Fair! Museum of Art Craft Fair (MAC Fair) runs November 10, 11 and 12.  This festive three-day event, showcases the work of local crafters. Browse, shop and meet the makers of a wonderful and eclectic array of … Continued
Drawings? What are drawings?

Drawings? What are drawings?

November 3, 2010 | Published by MMA
In the past, when I thought of art that could be hung on a wall, I’d generally think of a painting or a print, you know, maybe something that I’ve seen before and something that I can sort of make … Continued