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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
Berlin Wall Fall

Berlin Wall Fall

March 26, 2009 | Published by MMA
Only a week left to see the “Fall of the Berlin Wall” exhibition here at the MMA. – Teresa Gregorio, Monitor/Information Officer, McMaster Museum of Art
An Exceptional Collection

An Exceptional Collection

March 25, 2009 | Published by MMA
One of the remarkable, yet unsurprising, findings of the Five Year Strategic Plan is that McMaster University has one of the best collections housed in a university-affiliated cultural institution in Canada. There are forty university-affiliated institutions in Canada and as … Continued
The Building Continues

The Building Continues

March 17, 2009 | Published by MMA
I’m so glad our presentation of Matthew Varey’s exhibition Building on History has been extended until March 28. Not only is it great to see a McMaster alumnus’ triumphant return, but it’s also great to see his impressive body of … Continued
Backstage Pass

Backstage Pass

March 5, 2009 | Published by MMA
One question we are often asked here at the Museum is, “where did the Monet go?” Most of you are so used to seeing it on the blue wall in the Herman H. Levy Gallery, all nicely lit and beautiful, … Continued