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Author Archives: MMA

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
Art à la Carte

Art à la Carte

March 10, 2010 | Published by MMA
Here are some installation shots to whet your appetite for the newest exhibition at the McMaster Museum of Art, Oil cloth lunch and other reasons to be cheerful. The exhibition, examining how artists learn from the past and yet distance … Continued
Doors Open A Great Success

Doors Open A Great Success

March 1, 2010 | Published by MMA
The McMaster Museum of Art was one of the fascinating spaces on campus featured in the February 2010 Doors Open McMaster, a special event organized as part of the McMaster Alumni Association Community Campaign. Visitors saw how the University’s internationally … Continued
MMA Docents on the Go

MMA Docents on the Go

February 16, 2010 | Published by MMA
What a delight to spend a Saturday with our Docents at the Art Gallery of Ontario.  On February 6, AGO Educator Greg Seale toured us through the highlights of the AGO’s collection and newly renovated building, ultimately teaching us how … Continued