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PAST EXHIBITION

Jason Baerg (Cree-Métis),  Kîsik Pimiskanaw | ᑮᓯᐠ ᐱᒥᐢᑲᓇ | Sky Trail, 2014. Acrylic on laser cut steel. Museum of Art Collection Trust, 2021.
Detail of triptych by Jason Baerg Triptych by Jason Baerg

we are made of stardust

we are made of stardust explores our relationship with the cosmos.

Rooted in Indigenous cosmologies and astronomy, the artworks included in this exhibition visually express how Indigenous peoples make sense of their place in the universe through relating to and reflecting on the sun, the moon, the stars, and all celestial beings in the night sky.

Artists: Patrick Amos, Germaine Arnaktauyok, Kenojuak Ashevak, Shuvinai Ashoona, Jason Baerg, Carl Beam, Joane Cardinal-Schubert, Christian Chapman, Barry Coffin, Robert Davidson, Beau Dick, Skawennati Fragnito, Terran Last Gun, Rita Letendre, Linda Lomahaftewa, Michael McCabe, Meryl McMaster, John Noestheden, Susan A. Point, Jaune Quick-to-See-Smith, Kevin Red Star, Pitaloosie Saila, Ken Tohee, Unknown Artist

EVENTS:

COSMOS CONCERT & MOON MARKET

Thursday, October 6th, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

An evening of celestially-inspired music and art presented in conjunction with the exhibition we are made of stardust.

Featuring LIVE music by Lacey Hill, Blue Moon Marquee, and a wearable art market!

HAUDENOSAUNEE STAR STORIES

Please note that due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unfortunately having to cancel the Haudenousaunee star stories event with Tom Deer and Rob Cockcroft planned for November 19th. The museum will still be open on the 19th from 12pm-5pm however, and we encourage you to visit and view the we are made of stardust exhibition.

 

Curated by: Rhéanne Chartrand

August 16, 2022 – December 02, 2022

VIEW ARCHIVE
Link to Exhibitions Archive for a complete list of past exhibitions

PAST EXHIBITIONS

Triptych by Jason Baerg

we are made of stardust

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Black and white photograph of a crowd marching down a street playing instruments

Movers and Makers

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A person in a white sweater and jeans stands in front of a canvas with a paint palette. Beside them on the right is their subject in the same outfit posed on a red draped chair.

self/same/other

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niipa 20/20 logo

NIIPA 20/20

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Eegyvadluk Ragee, Woman with Fish.

what sustains us

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Three ancient coins - at left the coin features a pegasus, and the middle and right coins feature heads

Serial Production

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A clear plastic book is spread open, with what appears to be shavings of beige, brown, and grey rock embedded under the pages. At the top left of the page is a clear embossed letter L.

Tim Whiten
Elemental: Ethereal

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Taking space logo : a series of 4 blocks attached together with 1 side of each block coloured either red or black

Summa 2022: Taking Space

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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 2022-23 program is open from June 23, 2022 until January 13, 2023. Our deadlines for the programming year are:

  • September 15, 2022, 1 p.m. ET
  • December 15, 2022, 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