The Friends of University Hospitals

The McMullen Art Gallery is operated by the Friends of University Hospitals as part of the Arts in Healthcare program. Open since 1986, this public gallery is a haven to which anyone may retreat and relax, reflect, share a quiet visit, or view the latest display of fine visual art and crafts by individual artists, collectives, associations, and organizations. The gallery provides exhibits aimed at inspiring, educating, and engaging our audience.

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12 noon to 5:00 pm
Stat Holidays: Closed
Evening and weekend hours are subject to volunteer availability.
Admission is free.

Drop-in Studio workshops:

Summer Drop-in Studios

Thursdays 2-4PM – September 3-October 15, 2015
Photographic artist Candace Makowichuk will lead workshops involving different photo-based art forms.

Sept 3
Sun Prints

Explore making photographic prints using found objects, images and words on transparencies and exposure to sunlight. Different approaches to using this medium will be explored over 4 sessions – this session will focus on using plant materials.

Sept 10
Camera Obscura
Participants will make their own portable camera obscura to take home. The camera obscura was the first type of camera ever invented – camera obscura is Latin for ‘dark room.’

Sept 17
Sun Prints
Explore making photographic prints using found objects, images and words on transparencies and exposure to sunlight. Different approaches to using this medium will be explored over 4 sessions – this session will explore using transparencies and found objects.

Sept 24
Camera Obscura
Participants will make their own portable camera obscura to take home. The camera obscura was the first type of camera ever invented – camera obscura is Latin for ‘dark room.’

Oct 1
Sun Prints
Explore making photographic prints using found objects, images and words on transparencies and exposure to sunlight. Different approaches to using this medium will be explored over 4 sessions – this session will incorporate hand drawing and text.

Oct 8
Camera Obscura
Participants will make their own portable camera obscura to take home. The camera obscura was the first type of camera ever invented – camera obscura is Latin for ‘dark room.’

Oct 15
Sun Prints
Explore making photographic prints using found objects, images and words on transparencies and exposure to sunlight. This last session will utilize all the materials covered over the weekly sessions.

Shows

Running from August 29-October 18, 2015, Weather Report features Andrzej Maciejewski’s camera obscura photographs of his Ontario farm.
Opening Reception – Wednesday, Sept 2, 12-2PM


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