Tours & Appointments

Tours & Appointments

The McMaster Museum of Art offers free guided tours for all ages as well as hands-on educational activities customized to suit your interests. All of the galleries are wheelchair accessible.

To Book a Guided Tour

contact: Nicole Knibb, Senior Education Officer
phone (905) 525-9140 Ext. 27576

Class/Tour Booking Form (PDF-format)

Scheduled Talks and Tours open to the general public are posted on the Museum’s News/Events Page and our social media sites (see links on lower banner).
Events to watch for include…

  • Artist and Curator Talks (for each exhibition)
  • Sketching Thursdays
  • Winterfest (February)
  • Slow Art Day (March)
  • Hamilton Arts Week (May)
  • Culture Days (September)
  • Student Accessibility Services (SAS) Tours (biannual)
    “Night at the Museum”. Info and registration via the SAS Events Page

Self Guided Tour

Inside the Museum

  • Individuals and groups with less than 10 are welcome to visit to galleries, no appointment necessary, during our open gallery hours. Hours listed at bottom of page.
  • Groups of 10 or more, please contact Nicole Knibb in advance, / phone (905) 525-9140 Ext. 27576

Outside of the Museum:  Walking Tour of Campus Sculpture (audio guide and app)

Other appointments

For collections research and consultation appointments complete form below and send to:
Carol Podedworny, Director/Chief Curator at
Appointment Request Form (PDF-format)

For information about McMaster’s Visual Literacy Classes, see: The Art of Seeing