Art Tour and Info Session

Student Open Circles invites you to a tour of the McMaster University Museum of Art. In addition to a guided art tour, you will hear stories from students about how their involvement with Student Open Circles has affected them, and you’ll have a chance to interact with current students and our Board of Directors at a reception after the event. The event is free and will not include a financial appeal.

Student Open Circles is a charitable organization that connects McMaster University students with volunteer placements in the Hamilton community. We also engage students from diverse backgrounds in reflection about personal values, spirituality and social justice through weekly discussion groups and events.

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019
Time: 5:30-6:30pm, with a reception following
Location: McMaster University Museum of Art
RSVP: Sarah Robinson, sjrobin [at] mcmaster [dot] ca, 905-525-9140 ext 20841

Directions to the Museum of Art at McMaster University

The Museum is located at the centre of the University campus at the corner of Sterling Streets and University Avenue (attached to Mills Memorial Library) with the entrance facing west. It is easily reached by public transport with HSR buses stopping at the door. Paid parking is nearby.

Parking on Campus:

  1. Enter campus at Sterling Street.
  2. Proceed towards the lot by turning right at the first opportunity.
  3. Electronic signage outside the entrance to the lots will indicate the availability of spaces for visitors in the lot. If the LED indicator for visitors reads “open”, you may proceed to the entry gate.
  4. Obtain a ticket when you enter the lot.
  5. When you are returning to your vehicle, take ticket to the Pay Station and insert ticket into slot. Follow instructions on the pay station.

Other Transportation Options:

  1. Bicycle parking is available for free throughout the campus.
  2. HSR bus routes 5, 10, 51, and 52 will drop you off on campus, or on Main St. W. by the main entrance.
  3. Street parking is available in the surrounding neighbourhoods (involves a 5-10 minute walk to campus). In some cases parking fees or time limits are relaxed after 5pm, but please check the posted signs carefully to avoid a fine.

Directions from Out of Town

  • From Toronto: Take Highway 403 to the Main Street West exit. At the traffic lights at the top of the ramp turn left and then right on Haddon Avenue as indicated by the signage. Continue along Haddon Avenue and turn left on Sterling Street as indicated and proceed up Sterling to the McMaster campus. (Museum is in the first building you see on the right as you enter campus.)
  • From St. Catharines and the Niagara Peninsula: Follow the Queen Elizabeth Way over the Skyway Bridge. Take Highway 403 exit towards Hamilton and exit as described above.
  • From Kitchener / Waterloo: Take Highway 8 to the town of Dundas Proceed along King Street through the town until King Street becomes Highway 102 (Cootes Drive). Then left on Main Street and left again at the second set of lights to follow Forsyth Avenue around to the Sterling Street entrance of the University.
  • From Brantford and London: Take Highway 2 to Highway 403. Take the Aberdeen Avenue exit as indicated and turn left onto Longwood Road. Turn left on Main Street and then right on Haddon Avenue as indicated by the signage and proceed to the main campus as described above.