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The Visiting Artists Program hosts public presentations by artists, designers, and scholars each year in lectures, symposia, performances, and screenings. The primary mission of the Visiting Artists Program is to educate and foster a greater understanding and appreciation of contemporary art through discourse. All events are open to the general public.

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Series Events


Falling Up by Greg SkaggsArtist Talk: “Transmedia”

Public lecture by Visiting Artist Greg Skaggs
September 12, 2013 – 9:30 a.m.
The New Space – TSH 114


Duane Paxon and workArtist Talk: “Studio Insights”

Public Lecture by Visiting Artist Duane Paxson
September 12, 2013 – 1:30 p.m.
The New Space – TSH 114


johnson_photo1Artist Talk: “Center for Collaboration & Creativity”

Lunchtime Talk / Discussion with Visiting Artist Jerry Johnson
September 13, 2013 – 12:00 p.m.
The New Space – TSH 114 


Jim ReidArtist Talk: Jim Reid

Public talk
September 23, 2013 – 9:30 a.m.
The New Space – TSH 114


Jim Reid

Plein Air Artist: Jim Reid

Plein Air Painting & Drawing Session
September 23 – 27, 2013
McMaster University Natural Corridor


Image: Student self-portraits on display in the President's HallwayStudent Work: En Plein Air

Exhibition of student art created in the Plein Air Workshop with Visiting Artist Jim Reid
September 27, 2013 – January 2014
President’s Corridor – Hall outside of GH 238


Jim Reid

Exhibition: Jim Reid

Exhibition of work done during the Plein Air Painting & Drawing Session
September 28 – 30, 2013
The New Space – TSH 114


Young and GirouxArtist Talk: Christian Giroux & Daniel Young

Public Lecture 
October 3, 2013 – 1:30 p.m.
The New Space – TSH 114


Image: Sean Whalley working on a sculptureArtist Talk: Sean Whalley

Public Talk
October 24, 2013 – 1:30 p.m.
The New Space – TSH 114


Carmela Laganse - JamoneraArtist Talk: Carmela Laganse

Public Lecture by Assistant Professor Carmela Laganse
January 9, 2014 – 1:30 p.m.
The New Space – TSH 114


Thea Haines - Wild Asters

Visiting Artist Workshop: Plant-based Dyes

Workshop for Studio Art Students with Alumna Thea Haines
January 16, 2014 – 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
TSH B103 


Thea Haines - Roadside ScrubArtist Talk: Thea Haines

Public Lecture by Alumna Thea Haines
January 16, 2014 – 1:30 p.m.
The New Space – TSH 114


Moss Green by Kai ChanArtist Talk: Kai Chan

Public Talk
January 30, 2014 – 1:30 p.m.
The New Space – TSH 114


Jordi Alfaro - Stem and Sentinal (2007)Visiting Artist Workshop: Hand-Built Ceramics

Workshop with Visiting Artist Jordi Alfaro
February 13, 2014 – 1:30-5:30 p.m.
TSH B102


Illustration - art dispensing machine plansArt Dispensing Machine Installation

Presentation of an ‘art dispensing machine’ created by students & faculty in Studio Arts & Engineering
March 6, 2014 – 1:30 p.m.
The New Space – TSH 114


Lorna Mills - Business Class 2013Artist Talk: Lorna Mills

Public Talk
March 20, 2014 – 1:30 p.m.
The New Space – TSH 114


SONY DSCSUMMA 2014

Exhibition by graduating Honours Art students
April 10-26, 2014
McMaster Museum of Art


Museum of ArtReception: SUMMA 2014

Public Reception for the SUMMA exhibition
April 12, 2014 – 2:00-4:00 p.m.
McMaster Museum of Art


SONY DSCSUMMA Student Gallery Talk

Artist talks by graduating Honours Art students
April 16, 2014 – 12:30-1:20 p.m.
McMaster Museum of Art