Marc Mayer: Master Class for OCAD U Students

Marc Mayer
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

OCAD University students are invited to join Marc Mayer for this unique opportunity for an intimate and informal master class. Mayer will recount his trajectory as a curator and director, from when he started out in the field to his current position as Director and CEO of the National Gallery of Canada. Mayer will share what he learned along the way and what advice he has for students now.

Please RSVP to jnorthway@ocadu.ca.

Marc Mayer's appearance is generously supported by the late Honey and Barry Sherman and co-presented by the President's Speaker Lecture Series and Onsite Gallery.

Venue & Address: 
Graduate Gallery - 205 Richmond Street West - Level G
Email: 
jnorthwayfrank@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 x300
Cost: 
Free for OCAD U Students

Marc Mayer: Art in Canada

Marc Mayer
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Presented by the President's Speakers Lecture Series and Onsite Gallery.

In his lecture Art in Canada, Mayer will share the reasons why the Gallery revised the story of art making in Canada, and will report on the meticulous work that went into renewing the Canadian and Indigenous Galleries. He will also articulate his thoughts about the future of museums, and how they can be more relevant to our changing society.

Moderated by Canadian art writer and curator Sarah Milroy.

About Marc Mayer

Mayer is the author of Art in Canada, published to coincide with Canada’s sesquicentennial.

Prior to his appointment in 2008, he served as director of the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal and the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery in Toronto, as well as deputy director at the Brooklyn Museum in New York City and curator of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo. In Paris, he was Head of Visual Arts with the Cultural Services of the Canadian Embassy and a correspondent for the New York periodical Rizzoli’s The Journal of Art. Most recently, he organized the Jack Bush retrospective with co-curator Sarah Stanners.

This event is generously supported by the late Honey and Barry Sherman.

Venue & Address: 
100 McCaul Street Auditorium (Room 190)
Email: 
jnorthwayfrank@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000
Cost: 
Free