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Portrait of a Boy, Encaustic
April 28, 2010 | Published By MMA
Have you ever heard of such a thing? This ancient method of painting, used as early as the 4th and 5th century BCE, is called encaustic.  The Ancient Greek root of the word means “to burn in.” In encaustic painting, … Continued
April 19, 2010 | Published By MMA
The McMaster Museum of Art is pleased to have received a Tourism Hamiton’s 2nd place Award/Honourable Mention in the Event of the Year category for its 2009 exhibition Light Echo. Light Echo was a collaboration between McMaster astronomer Doug Welch … Continued
McMaster Museum of Art poster
April 12, 2010 | Published By MMA
Do you have a poster of the Monet? Yes we do!! At last. Two beautiful posters featuring art from McMaster’s permanent collection have just been published as a complement to our summer exhibition, Oil Cloth Lunch, and other reasons to … Continued
John Abrams, Canadian History Trilogy 2000, triptych; oil on canvas. Gift of the artist, 2006
March 16, 2010 | Published By MMA
  The new exhibition Further Than Confederation is on view in the McMaster Museum of Art’s 4th floor Tomlinson Gallery, now through August 14, 2010. John Abrams’ Canadian History Trilogy is the catalyst for this exhibition examining images of the … Continued
Tony Scherman, Oil Cloth Lunch
March 10, 2010 | Published By MMA
Here are some installation shots to whet your appetite for the newest exhibition at the McMaster Museum of Art, Oil cloth lunch and other reasons to be cheerful. The exhibition, examining how artists learn from the past and yet distance … Continued
A tour group in the Paper Centre
March 1, 2010 | Published By MMA
The McMaster Museum of Art was one of the fascinating spaces on campus featured in the February 2010 Doors Open McMaster, a special event organized as part of the McMaster Alumni Association Community Campaign. Visitors saw how the University’s internationally … Continued
AGO
February 16, 2010 | Published By MMA
What a delight to spend a Saturday with our Docents at the Art Gallery of Ontario.  On February 6, AGO Educator Greg Seale toured us through the highlights of the AGO’s collection and newly renovated building, ultimately teaching us how … Continued