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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
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
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
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
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
March 2, 2009 | Published By MMA
300,000 – the number of people to view Gilbert and George’s Heady, borrowed from McMaster University’s collection for the Tate Modern’s recent touring Gilbert & George retrospective exhibition, 2007-2008 26,706 – McMaster Museum of Art attendance in 2008. 6000 – … Continued
February 19, 2009 | Published By MMA
This is a peek into the exciting world of the McMaster Museum of Art docent.  They are a small but mighty team – six in all – of varying age and life experience, something which surely feeds their strength and … Continued
February 10, 2009 | Published By MMA
Albrecht Dürer St. John is Shown the New Jerusalem / The Angel with the Key to the Pit 1498 Woodcut This cumbersomely-titled print is from Dürer’s Apocalypse series and references two different moments witnessed and written by St. John in the Book of Revelation.
February 10, 2009 | Published By MMA
According to Oscar Wilde, sage green walls show off paintings to best advantage. (And he certainly paid attention to decor – As he lay dying in a Paris hotel he is famously quoted as saying, ‘My wallpaper and I are … Continued