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Engraving of 19th century people watching the supernova in
September 16, 2009 | Published By MMA
Two innovative new exhibitions exploring the links between Science and Art open this week at the McMaster Museum of Art and launch a series of related talks, tours and discussions.
preparator beside large head and feet of a sculpture of a Sasquatch
June 8, 2009 | Published By MMA
this… and this… Assembling a Sasquatch is a pleasure. Actually the level is indispensible, but I have another helpful tip for anyone who is about to hang artwork in a grid. If you are hanging a group of identically sized … Continued
ball of yarn on poster
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
photo of people sitting on train track
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
close up of painting being conserved
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
20th century figurative art
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
drawing of a woman
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
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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
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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