Author Archives: MMA

Author Archives: MMA

Natalka Husar: Burden of Innocence Opens

Natalka Husar: Burden of Innocence Opens

November 26, 2009 | Published by MMA
Canadian artist, Natalka Husar takes her lifelong obsession with painting and with Ukraine, her ancestral home, into new territory in a new exhibition Burden of Innocence. This impressive collection of fifty paintings is, in fact, a history play in three … Continued
Behind the scenes: Recreating 16th-17th century supernovae

Behind the scenes: Recreating 16th-17th century supernovae

October 22, 2009 | Published by MMA
Light Echo has been generously supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, the City of Hamilton, and Smith Brothers Contracting Corporation who donated both the materials and their services in the construction of the room itself. Doug Welch and … Continued
Blurred Boundaries between Science and Art

Blurred Boundaries between Science and Art

September 16, 2009 | Published by MMA
Two innovative new exhibitions exploring the links between Science and Art open this week at the McMaster Museum of Art and launch a series of related talks, tours and discussions.
All in a Day’s Work

All in a Day’s Work

June 8, 2009 | Published by MMA
this… and this… Assembling a Sasquatch is a pleasure. Actually the level is indispensible, but I have another helpful tip for anyone who is about to hang artwork in a grid. If you are hanging a group of identically sized … Continued
Museum of Art Craft Fair – CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!

Museum of Art Craft Fair – CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!

May 20, 2009 | Published by MMA
Preparations are underway for MAC Fair 2009, the Museum’s a one-of-a-kind craft sale which runs November 11-13 this year, featuring the work of local artisans. Last year’s Fair was a tremendous success with 25 vendors, approximately 3,000 visitors and a … Continued
Visitor Feedback on Photo Exhibits

Visitor Feedback on Photo Exhibits

May 19, 2009 | Published by MMA
Art lovers from the campus and Hamilton communities came together last Thursday to launch the Museum’s summer exhibitions. The public response has been terrific these first four days. Below are selected comments from our guest book in response to the work of emerging … Continued
Conservation of Le Sidaner Painting

Conservation of Le Sidaner Painting

May 13, 2009 | Published by MMA
The museum has undertaken the restoration of one of its treasures, Henri Le Sidaner’s Le Bouquet Devant la Fenetre.  A gift of Herman Levy in 1984, this French Impressionist oil painting had been covered in tissue paper ‘facings’ – small … Continued
Leonard Baskin

Leonard Baskin

May 11, 2009 | Published by MMA
Recently opened here at the MMA is a collection of work by the American artist Leonard Baskin (1922-2000). He was interested in art that imparted moral messages and the reality of human nature and suffering; his skills ranged from sculpture … Continued
Expressionist Interactivity

Expressionist Interactivity

April 20, 2009 | Published by MMA
Continuing through the Spring is the MMA’s Die Brücke exhibition. In September 2006 the MMA, in conjunction with the Goethe Institute in Toronto,  launched an online project to complement its in-gallery exhibition of German Expressionist art.  Many of the collection’s … Continued
Woodblock Printing in Action

Woodblock Printing in Action

April 2, 2009 | Published by MMA
– Teresa Gregorio, Monitor/Information Officer, McMaster Museum of Art