Macdonald Stewart Art Centre


Macdonald Stewart Art Centre – Contemporary Canadian Silver Collection

Bus Trip – Sunday, May 19, 2013

Depart the Royal York Hotel (York Street West Entrance): 9:30am | Return: 1:30pm

The MSAC began a collection of contemporary Canadian silver as part of a tribute exhibition organized by MSAC in 2000 to honour Lois Betteridge’s achievements in metalsmithing. In the manner of aFestschrift, seven artists were invited to make new pieces for the occasion. This was the impetus for MSAC assembling a specialized collection of contemporary Canadian silver that now contains 68 works, featuring commissions and donations from the artists. This exhibition features selections from this remarkable collection. A special tour and discussion of the exhibition lead by Lois Betteridge and Anne Barros will be presented by MSAC for conference participants and friends There will be a free bus and coffee service.

Macdonald Stewart Art Centre is Guelph and region’s public art gallery and sculpture park.

To register, please contact Aidan Ware by email ( or call (519-837-0010 ext. 2) by May 1.

Please note, if there are not enough registrations, MSAC will have to cancel the bus. In the event of this, MSAC will notify you as of May 2.

Aidan Ware | Coordinator of Education and Development

Macdonald Stewart Art Centre
358 Gordon Street, Guelph (ON), N1G 1Y1
519-837-0010 |

Image Credit: Spirit by Beth Alber

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