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UPCOMING EXHIBITION

A person draped in an orangeish/reddish coat, with a long rectangular train, walks into a body of water. The sky is grey and overcast. In the foreground is a sandy beach covered in footsteps. A person draped in an orangeish/reddish cloak, with a long rectangular train, walks into a body of water. The sky is grey and overcast. In the foreground is a sandy beach covered in footsteps.

enawendewin/relationships

Artists: Anong Migwans Beam, Carl Beam, Ron Benner, Susan Blight, Jenn Cole, Melissa General, Mike MacDonald, Lisa Myers

Looking closely at the world towards the future, enawendewin/relationships considers gardens as sites of learning and creation. Bringing together contemporary artists who integrate Indigenous knowledge with practical concerns in the everyday, this multidisciplinary project is informed by themes including: growing food as sovereignty, methods for contemporary living, and how our local is affected by global concerns.

Adapted from the initial museum installation as a result of the pandemic lockdown, both outdoor and online sites will encompass collaborative explorations, exploring methods gathered from gardening projects while regarding the importance of relationality.

Details to follow.

Image: Melissa General, Reclamation, 2014. Video still courtesy of Video Out.

Curated by: William Kingfisher

August 26, 2021 – November 28, 2021

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SUBMISSIONS & ASSISTANCE

POLICY:

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

PROCEDURE:

Proposals are accepted from artists and curators.

REQUIREMENTS:

10-20 digital images, project description, and CV.

View digital image requirements

PLEASE SEND PROPOSALS TO:

Carol Podedworny, Director and Curator
McMaster Museum of Art
University Ave, McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L6
podedwo@mcmaster.ca

ASSISTANCE:

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:

  • October 15, 2021, 1 p.m. ET
  • December 17, 2021, 1 p.m. ET

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
Budget
CV
Digital images of work