Opening Reception: Thursday, January 16, 2020, 6 – 8 p.m.
Artist Panel: Thursday, March 19, 2020, 6 – 8 p.m. postponed due to pandemic
Events / Workshops: March 19-21, 2020 at McMaster University
postponed due to pandemic
The exhibition features the work of:
Mary Anne Barkhouse
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 where we find ourselves in the 21st century: deep in the human-created catastrophe of the Anthropocene.
Animals Across Discipline, Time & Space brings together work by five artists who explore the nonhuman. The exhibition includes sculptural installations inside and outside of the museum by Mary Anne Barkhouse (Nimpkish tribe, Kwakiutl Nation), the interactive Urban Wild Coyote Project installation by Kathryn Eddy (American), large scale drawings by Erica Gajewski (Canadian), a film installation by Hamilton-based artist Derek Jenkins (American) and selected photographs by Colleen Plumb (American) from her series Animals Are Outside Today.
Exhibition catalogue includes essays by Mandy-Suzanne Wong.
Image: Colleen Plumb Flamingo, photograph from the series Animals Are Outside Today
Curated by: Tracy McDonald, Department of History, McMaster University
January 04, 2020 – March 21, 2020
Peripheral Vision(s) includes scholarly essays by some of the most prominent Indigenous and non-Indigenous voices within the fields of Indigenous art history and art criticism today.
Animals Across Discipline, Time & Space brings together works by five North American artists who use animal imagery to critically and dramatically address how we animals interact with the world around us.
A Cultivating Journey examines the collection of significant European historical and modern art donated to the McMaster Museum of Art by Herman Levy in 1984.
To promote and stimulate learning, interest and continued enjoyment about the visual arts, the Museum will organize an annual programme of temporary exhibitions for presentation year round.
Exhibition proposals/submissions are accepted on an on-going basis.
The Director/Curator will select and establish the annual exhibition programme in collaboration with the curatorial team. An exhibition schedule will be presented by the Director/Curator to the Advisory Board of the Museum once each year
Proposals are accepted from artists and curators.
10-20 digital images, project description, and CV.
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Carol Podedworny, Director and Curator
McMaster Museum of Art
University Ave, McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L6
The McMaster Museum of Art is a third party recommender for Ontario Arts Council (OAC) Exhibition Assistance Grants.
The 2021-22 program is open from June 2021 until January 14, 2022. Our deadlines for the programming year are:
Please follow the guidelines established by the Ontario Arts Council, apply directly through their website, and submit the following with your applications:
Brief artist statement
Confirmation letter from the gallery/museum/venue
Digital images of work