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McMaster Museum of Art

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Cycling the Campus & Environs

McMaster’s Art Museum is worth visiting for one of their special exhibits. It’s easy to access the... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
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Interesting and Unique Exhibits

Mac's Museum of Art has some beautifully assembled and thought-provoking displays. They are... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Caledonia, Canada
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  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
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11 Jun 2018
“Cycling the Campus & Environs”
16 May 2018
“Nothing to Attract”
Explore changing exhibitions of historical, modern, and contemporary art in five galleries at the McMaster Museum of Art on McMaster University campus. McMaster's internationally recognized art collection contains more than 6,000 objects. The Museum...more
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1280 Main Street West | McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L6, Canada
+1 905-525-9140 ext. 23241
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 December 2012

It has always been an exceptional pleasure to enter the doors of the McMaster Museum of Art. The curators at the front desk have a smile every time, the art is of a superb caliber (having been rated one of the best galleries in Canada),...More

3  Thank SeanGratton
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 June 2012

Has some interesting galleries sometimes, but very small.

1  Thank Sel586
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

McMaster’s Art Museum is worth visiting for one of their special exhibits. It’s easy to access the university campus and surrounding area. At the entrance you’ll find two locations for .ca bicycle rentals (sobihamilton): one at the parking lot/bus loop behind the little art museum,...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

A very small museum, having nothing very interesting or to attract, situated in the McMaster University Campus.

Thank Satish J
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Fantastic collection and such a beautiful gallery space. Very friendly people who care about the art. The campus is beautiful too and a wonderful building - very fresh and clean.

Thank Dan Z
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The museum is quite small on the McMaster campus but free to visit. Nicely laid out and not crowded. Spend about 30 minutes here. Do come if you are close but don't go out of your way for this one.

Thank coolcicada
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Mac's Museum of Art has some beautifully assembled and thought-provoking displays. They are memorable enough to keep you thinking about them long after the visit.

Thank caledonia7
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is a well-appointed small art gallery on two levels of a building adjacent to the Mills Library on the McMaster University campus. Admission is free and the staff are extremely friendly. The current exhibition of Expressionist Art (through 3 December) has some interesting minor...More

1  Thank ugh-lomi
Reviewed 6 August 2016

My daughter and I enjoyed it, my wife was so-so about it. I particularly liked the 70s pieces (Bridget Riley's)_and found them to be very interesting. My daughter loved the Delacroix pencil drawings. It spans from artwork from around 500-1000 BC to present day.

1  Thank Eugene B
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Definitely worth checking out in you are in the area. A few pieces by European masters and a changing exhibit.

1  Thank Farmer-Amanda
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Free admission (please donate if you can). Exhibits change with the university's semesters roughly. Thought provoking, stirring, masterful. Consider visiting for about an hour.

1  Thank tashtea
Reviewed 14 January 2016

It's a great place to visit whether you are or are not from the University. They refresh the exhibits decently often and is on a great campus, which you can admire as well.

1  Thank Ambrose L
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