Author Archives: MMA

Author Archives: MMA

Congratulations Designers

Congratulations Designers

September 29, 2010 | Published by MMA
The McMaster Museum of Art would like to heartily thank and congratulate Book Design Award winners Neographics, Hamilton and Underline Studio for their extraordinary work on McMaster Museum of Art publications. The awards were announced last Friday at The Ontario … Continued
Therapeutic Sketching

Therapeutic Sketching

September 28, 2010 | Published by MMA
In recent weeks,  the MMA has begun a new partnership with the McMaster University Children’s Hospital. This partnership brings select pediatric patients to visit the MMA for sketching trips; these trips allow the participants a chance to learn a new … Continued
Shelagh Keeley exhibition opens

Shelagh Keeley exhibition opens

September 21, 2010 | Published by MMA
Last week, the MMA proudly opened an exhibition of work by Toronto based artist Shelagh Keeley. This exhibition examines Keeley’s contribution to artistic form, concept, process and discourse over a three decade period. It traces change and development, in a … Continued
Sight Lines and Spectacles

Sight Lines and Spectacles

September 16, 2010 | Published by MMA
A recent installation at the McMaster Museum of Art has people talking even before they set foot in the galleries. What’s intriguing them seems incongruous—a pair of binoculars projecting out from middle of a window, three floors up—but it is, in … Continued
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

September 8, 2010 | Published by MMA
As the new academic year begins, exciting opportunities are in the works for visiting the Museum: McMaster Get Cultured:  Free guided tours or art event every Thursday at 6 pm for McMaster students and their sweethearts. For your date night why … Continued
Katherine MacDonald and Portraiture

Katherine MacDonald and Portraiture

July 22, 2010 | Published by MMA
A portrait is a representation of an individual or a group of people and, generally, we humans find these types of images fascinating. The Mona Lisa is, after all, one of the most famous paintings in the world today, and … Continued
50 Awesome Blogs

50 Awesome Blogs

June 24, 2010 | Published by MMA
An article entitled, “50 Awesome Art Museum Blogs“ has just been published and the McMaster Museum of Art Blog is on the list – one of only 6 from outside of the USA.  Thanks Bestcollegesonline.com! Check it out. It’s great to see what … Continued
Generous Donation from the Family of George Wallace

Generous Donation from the Family of George Wallace

June 15, 2010 | Published by MMA
The family of artist and Professor Emeritus George Wallace (1920-2009) have generously donated a work of art, George Wallace’s Self Portrait with Half Glasses, to the McMaster Museum of Art (MMA). Kit Wallace, son of the artist, announced this donation at … Continued
Opening Night Recap: Katherine MacDonald & George Wallace

Opening Night Recap: Katherine MacDonald & George Wallace

June 14, 2010 | Published by MMA
On Friday, the McMaster Museum of Art and three hundred + guests celebrated the launch of exhibitions by Katherine MacDonald and the late George Wallace, two highly regarded artists whose influence is deeply felt in both the Hamilton and greater … Continued
Angel Arrives at McMaster

Angel Arrives at McMaster

May 26, 2010 | Published by MMA
This week the MMA received an extraordinary guest – George Wallace’s The Benevolent Angel 1993, from the collection of Dr. Jane Irwin. Here are some shots of it enroute. It is one of the key works in the Museum’s summer … Continued