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Collection returns home to Hamilton for a 21st century revival The McMaster Museum of Art curates an exhibit that re-evaluates art history
Sep26

Collection returns home to Hamilton for a 21st century revival The McMaster Museum of Art curates an exhibit that re-evaluates art history

Photo by Matty Fladder / Photo Reporter A trove of paintings is held on McMaster’s campus. Monet, Matisse and Van Gogh are just some of the artists in the collection. Staples in galleries around the world, immortalized in art prints or socks, these artists have reached the pinnacle of the art world, but also having a place in Hamilton.  The collection of European masterpieces comes from Herman Levy, a Hamilton businessman and art...

Graduating art students put on final show Graduating Studio Art students show the diversity of their works in the annual SUMMA exhibition
Mar28

Graduating art students put on final show Graduating Studio Art students show the diversity of their works in the annual SUMMA exhibition

Photos by Kyle West From April 6 to April 17, the Studio Art program’s 2019 graduates will present the annual SUMMA exhibition. Entitled Counterpoint, the show will be curated by Hamilton textile artist Hitoko Okada. For the first time in over 30 years, the McMaster Museum of Art will not house the show due to its ongoing updates. The exhibition will instead take place at the Cotton Factory. McMaster Studio Arts is a small program,...

New makers’ market opens up on Vine Street Vine Street Market is sharing their extra space with Hamilton’s makers
Mar21

New makers’ market opens up on Vine Street Vine Street Market is sharing their extra space with Hamilton’s makers

Photo C/O @vinestmarket When partners and food and beverage producers Ryan Chelak and Jules Lieff went looking for a production space, they came across a building at 98 Vine Street. While the space was larger than they required for their businesses, they decided to take it. Now they are sharing the extra space with Hamilton makers with their first Vine Street Makers’ Market set to take place on March 30. The two-storey red-brick...

Celebrated peacemaker discusses how students can make change World Vision McMaster hosts peacebuilder and artist Emmanuel Jal in a panel discussion on combatting injustice
Mar19

Celebrated peacemaker discusses how students can make change World Vision McMaster hosts peacebuilder and artist Emmanuel Jal in a panel discussion on combatting injustice

Photo C/O @worldvisionmcmaster World Vision McMaster in partnership with World Vision Canada are putting on Pieces of Peace, an event that will explore the ways in which we can all take action against injustice. Taking place on March 20 at 7 p.m. in Celebration Hall, the event will feature special guest Emmanuel Jal, a recognized Toronto-based peacebuilder and Juno-nominated artist. Jal will be part of a panel of speakers including...

Women in action Women’s Adventure Film Tour brings stories of inspiring women to Hamilton’s Playhouse Cinema
Mar12

Women in action Women’s Adventure Film Tour brings stories of inspiring women to Hamilton’s Playhouse Cinema

Photo C/O Women’s Adventure Film Tour The Women’s Adventure Film Tour first premiered to a sold-out crowd in Sydney, Australia in May 2017. Since then, the film tour has left its home country and toured across Asia, Europe and North America. This spring, it is coming to Eastern Canada with a stop at Hamilton’s historic Playhouse Cinema on March 21. The tour celebrates the extraordinary adventures of women by putting on a selection of...

New coffee on the block Phin Coffee Bar opens up in Westdale
Mar05

New coffee on the block Phin Coffee Bar opens up in Westdale

Photo C/O @phincoffeebar By: Natalie Clark Calling all coffee addicts, there’s a new must try spot in town! Phin Coffee Bar is located at 804 King Street West. The Westdale neighbourhood spot is only a short walk from campus. The owner, Andrew Meas, launched the bar’s soft opening on Feb. 16 and has been committed to serving the Westdale community their best cup of coffee since. This may be Meas’ first coffee shop, but he has lots of...