visual arts collection

In Honour of Rosalind Goodman

In June 2015, the Visual Arts Collection hosted a cocktail reception and art exhibition both in honour of the legacy of Rosalind Goodman and in support of the Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer...

Through Tragedy We Transform

In 2016, as part of a University initiative to assess the historical relationship between McGill and the Great War, the Visual Arts Collection decided to look at the way in which the First World...

Marian Scott in New Chancellor Day Hall

Over the course of her long career, artist Marian Dale Scott evolved her style from realism to abstraction as she worked to develop her own personal response to the changes she witnessed in the art...

First Nations Woodcarvings in Bronfman

The glass cases located on the fifth floor of Bronfman building house a selection of carved wooden masks, all of which were fabricated by First Nations Artists from the Canadian Northwest Coast....

James Sculpture Garden

The James Sculpture Garden, a bustling meeting place for students, faculty, staff, and visitors, is located just past the Milton Gates entrance to McGill’s Downtown Campus. In 2010, the square was...

Canadian and British Portraits in Redpath Hall

Redpath Hall, built in 1893 and designed by Scottish architect Sir Andrew Taylor (1850-1937), was donated by businessman and philanthropist Peter Redpath (1821-1894) and his wife Grace Wood Redpath...

Inuit Printmaking in the 1980's

Located in New Chancellor Day Hall, this selection exemplifies printmaking practices within Inuit artistic communities during the early 1980s. Featuring prominent Inuit printmakers of the period,...

Visible Storage Gallery in the McLennan Library

Located on the fourth floor of the McLennan Library Building, the Visible Storage Gallery includes dozens of artworks from McGill University’s Visual Arts Collection. The works are hung salon-style...

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