Author Archives: MMA

Author Archives: MMA

Let the Digitization begin

Let the Digitization begin

December 7, 2010 | Published by MMA
Last week photographer John Tamblyn (of London, Ontario) began photographing works in McMaster’s collection, the start of a massive digitization process. Ultimately, the Museum’s collection database complete with images and descriptive details will be posted on-line, available for virtual viewing. … Continued
R for Christmas 2010

R for Christmas 2010

December 7, 2010 | Published by MMA
Just in time for the holidays: Natalka Husar’s new R for Christmas painted book cover! Last year at this time, the McMaster Museum of Art presented Natalka Husar’s exhibition Burden of Innocence. That exhibition has since travelled to Guelph and … Continued
scrapes: Artists’ Talk and Conference Keynote

scrapes: Artists’ Talk and Conference Keynote

November 23, 2010 | Published by MMA
Here are the promised photos from last Friday, when the Museum was the venue for a number of events related to the 2010 John Douglas Taylor Conference, Health, Embodiment, and Visual Culture: Engaging Publics and Pedagogies. Conference delegates were first … Continued
Opening Night: Scrapes

Opening Night: Scrapes

November 22, 2010 | Published by MMA
For those who missed it, here’s a taste of last Thursday evening and the grand opening of Scrapes: Unruly Embodiments in Video Art at McMaster. Pictures from the Conference panel and Rebecca Belmore’s keynote coming soon.
scrapes: unruly embodiments in video art

scrapes: unruly embodiments in video art

November 18, 2010 | Published by MMA
A potent and provocative new exhibition of video art opens  tonight at the McMaster Museum of Art. The exhibition, co-curated by McMaster University’s Dr. Sarah Brophy (English and cultural studies) and Dr. Janice Hladki (School of the Arts), is the … Continued
Annual MAC Fair begins

Annual MAC Fair begins

November 10, 2010 | Published by MMA
Come to the Fair! Museum of Art Craft Fair (MAC Fair) runs November 10, 11 and 12.  This festive three-day event, showcases the work of local crafters. Browse, shop and meet the makers of a wonderful and eclectic array of … Continued
Drawings? What are drawings?

Drawings? What are drawings?

November 3, 2010 | Published by MMA
In the past, when I thought of art that could be hung on a wall, I’d generally think of a painting or a print, you know, maybe something that I’ve seen before and something that I can sort of make … Continued
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