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February 2020

Art & Jazz Soirée

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
McMaster Museum of Art, McMaster Museum of Art, McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L6 Canada
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Art and Jazz event Feb 2020

Presented as part of the University’s Black History Month celebrations, this exciting night will feature various displays of art, art-making and music, including the museum’s current exhibition “A Harlem Nocturne” by artist Deanna Bowen which archives Vancouver’s Black entertainment community from the 1940s to the 1970s. The evening includes a collage-making workshop with Hamilton designer and visual alchemist Stylo Starr and musical performances by acclaimed vocalist Colina Phillips. Refreshments provided. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend. This special event…

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Winterfest at MMA

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Family Winter Memory Box Saturday, February 8, 1 – 3 p.m. Join us at the McMaster Museum of Art during Hamilton’s annual Winterfest! We’ll be hosting a tour of Deanna Bowen’s exhibition A Harlem Nocturne followed by a family-friendly memory box creation activity. Celebrate winter, warmth, and loved-ones by decorating a small wooden box and writing “secret” letters to yourself and your family that you can uncover and share over the coming years! Light refreshment will be served. FREE: Registration…

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Artist Talk | Deanna Bowen and Selina Mudavanhu

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Artist Deanna Bowen in Conversation with professor Selina Mudavanhu

Join us for a free, public event at the McMaster Museum of Art ARTIST TALK / IN CONVERSATION: Thursday, February 27, 7 – 9 p.m. Deanna Bowen and Selina Mudavanhu, assistant professor, Communications Studies and Multimedia Presented as a complement to the exhibition Deanna Bowen: A Harlem Nocturne Organized and circulated by the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver Curator: Kimberly Phillips On view at the MMA Jan 16 - May 9, 2020 https://museum.mcmaster.ca/about/news/bowen/

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March 2020

Artist Panel: Animals Across Discipline, Time & Space

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Artist Panel AADTS

Join us for a free, public event presented as a complement to the exhibition Animals Across Discipline, Time & Space About the exhibition: Artists: Mary Anne Barkhouse, Kathryn Eddy, Erica Gajewski, Derek Jenkins, Colleen Plumb Curator: Tracy McDonald, Department of History, McMaster University Jan 4 - March 21, 20 The relationships between human and nonhuman animals have always been at the heart of our existence. Notions of human superiority, reinforced in the age of enlightenment, have played a fundamental role in…

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April 2020

Film Screening | Deanna Bowen

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Film Screening and Discussion ON TRIAL The Long Doorway

FILM SCREENING / DISCUSSION:  Friday, April 3, 7 – 9 p.m. Location: Black Box Theatre, L.R. Wilson Hall, McMaster University Join us for a special screening and discussion of Bowen’s edited cut of On Trial The Long Doorway. The film focuses on a lost 1956 CBC teledrama titled The Long Doorway, in which Bowen’s great uncle Herman Risby played a supporting role, and tells the story of a Black legal aid lawyer tasked with representing a white University of Toronto…

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Slow Art Day

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Event at McMaster Museum of Art

Spend 5 minutes looking at a single work of art. View 4-5 selected works, then enjoy catered lunch and facilitated discussion. Cost is FREE.  Registration is required. At the McMaster Museum of Art, Saturday, April 4, 12 – 2 p.m. To register: https://mma-slowartday2020.eventbrite.ca

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Opening Reception | Unguarded

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unguarded: summa 2020

The McMaster Museum of Art is pleased to present the graduation exhibition of the McMaster BFA Class of 2020. The 2020 exhibition is curated by Stylo Starr. It is on view April 4 - 25, 2020. Unguarded: SUMMA 2020 exhibition features the work of: Sage Barker Maria Basso-Jimenez Jordan Blake Caitlin Cino Amanda Drinkwater Kelsey Dykstra Aislinn Farrell Brittany Forrest Dean Hossack Celine Jeong Sohyun Kim Alexandra Roberts Emily Roberts Shveta Sharma Sarah Urban Jenna Wellman Over the past four…

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Artists’ Talks | Unguarded

April 7 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Unguarded: summa 2020

Join us at the McMaster Museum of Art for a free public talk by McMaster's graduating BFA students. Presented as a complement to their exhibition 'Unguarded'. The exhibition is curated by Stylo Starr and on view at the museum from April 4 – 25, 2020 .  

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