Tours & Appointments

Tours & Appointments



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Postsecondary and Adult Programs 

Customized talks, lectures and workshops. Recent examples include:

School and Children’s Programs 

Customized talks, lectures and workshops.

For further information about 2020 virtual exhibitions see and more ways to explore our collections from home: #MMAfromHome


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)

Public Talks and Tours

Free Scheduled public talks and tours 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 Group Tours

Inside the Museum

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

Outside of the Museum

The Art of Seeing: Visual Literacy Classes

The Art of Seeing ™ is a visual literacy program developed by the McMaster University Department of Family Medicine and the McMaster Museum of Art in partnership to enhance and support professional competency in observation, communication, and compassion. For information: The Art of Seeing


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