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John Miecznikowski Exhibition Opens

John Miecznikowski Exhibition Opens

June 13, 2011 | Published by MMA
Thank you to all who joined us Saturday to celebrate the opening of John Miecznikowski’s solo exhibition. After welcoming remarks by Museum Director Carol Podedworny, John spoke eloquently about his art and his career, including reminiscences about his first exhibition … Continued
Update on McMaster’s Digitization Project

Update on McMaster’s Digitization Project

May 24, 2011 | Published by MMA
The digitization of our collection of works from the paper centre is now complete.  Photographer John Tamblyn has taken more than 2500 stunning photographs of the collection since the new year, and we are amazed at the rate this project is … Continued
John Miecznikowski’s Finishing Touches

John Miecznikowski’s Finishing Touches

May 19, 2011 | Published by MMA
Ontario artist John Miecznikowski was at the McMaster Museum of Art this week giving his bronze sculptures a final wax and polish before his solo exhibition begins this Saturday. The exhibition presents a survey of his impressive career and his work in sculpture, … Continued
Making “T”

Making “T”

May 18, 2011 | Published by MMA
There is no margin of error when it comes to the installation of Andreas Gehr’s“T”. Absolutely none. The 1986 work is made almost entirely of glass―29 pieces to be cleaned, assembled, balanced and adhered to one another other, in perfect … Continued
An Installation Not Set in Stone

An Installation Not Set in Stone

May 12, 2011 | Published by MMA
It’s installation week here at the Museum and given the scale and complexity of the works in the next exhibition By Design and By Chance, I thought I’d share some of the behind-the-scenes process. English artist Richard Long’s sculpture Spring Showers … Continued
Congratulations SUMMA 2011 students

Congratulations SUMMA 2011 students

April 18, 2011 | Published by MMA
Nearly 500 visitors braved the elements this weekend to attend the Reception for the annual SUMMA exhibition and Awards ceremony. All of the graduating studio art students did McMaster proud. Special recognition went to the following students: Jeremy Forsyth received the … Continued
BFA: Studio Art proposed for McMaster

BFA: Studio Art proposed for McMaster

April 11, 2011 | Published by MMA
The launch of the SUMMA exhibition, highlighting the already impressive accomplishments of McMaster’s Studio Art students and faculty, seems a perfect time to announce the proposed introduction of a new Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA): Studio Art degree at McMaster. … Continued
Graduating Student Exhibition Opens

Graduating Student Exhibition Opens

April 4, 2011 | Published by MMA
The Annual Graduating Studio Art Student exhibition is opening its doors, ahead of schedule! Encounters, the SUMMA 2011 exhibition, is a stunning exhibition and is ready to roll starting tomorrow morning. Have a little preview in pictures below… Be sure … Continued
AutoPlasmic: Pics from the Artists’ Talk

AutoPlasmic: Pics from the Artists’ Talk

March 23, 2011 | Published by MMA
For those who couldn’t join us, here are a couple of shots from last week’s talk by Michael Davidson, Jacques Oulé and Mario Scattoloni – a fascinating insight into the artists, their work and the connections between their work and … Continued
4th Day of Spring

4th Day of Spring

March 23, 2011 | Published by MMA
– McMaster Museum of Art, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario