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Alexander Matisse at Charlotte’s home.

Charlotte Herrera, a longtime member of the Gallery’s Board of Managers and a member of the Board of the American Craft Council, hosted a reception for Alex Matisse at her home following the Matisse public lecture at the Gallery on Sunday, April 6th.  Alex’s first museum exhibition is currently on view at MAG, Alexander Matisse: […]

The Beginnings of the Print Club of Rochester

By Lu Harper, Art Librarian and Webmaster In honor of the exhibition in the Lockhart Gallery at MAG, Great Impressions: The Print Club of Rochester Turns 80, a little history from the Gallery’s Archives. On December 3, 1930, a meeting was held at the Memorial Art Gallery. The Gallery’s Bulletin documented the meeting: “A group […]

Have Yourself a Ball!

By Peter Brown, Memorial Art Gallery Board of Managers Shimmering, scintillating GLASS is the theme of this year’s Memorial Art Gallery May 1st fundraising gala, in keeping with the accompanying major spring exhibition, GlassWear, described in the Exhibitions section of the Memorial Art Gallery website. With a champagne reception in the Fountain Court, surf and […]

MAG Glass Gala and Ben Franklin

By Laura Swett, Memorial Art Gallery Board of Managers What do the Memorial Art Gallery‘s upcoming fundraising Glass Gala and a famous inventor have in common?? Music of course! And not just any type of music – think “wet-finger-around-the-wineglass” music but played in ‘a more convenient’ arrangement on the glass armonica, an instrument invented by […]

MAG Mourns William Buckett, Former Board President

By Shirley Wersinger, MAG Editor/Graphics Coordinator William Buckett, former president of the Gallery‘s Board of Managers, died on January 28, 2009. Here is an article on this long-time friend of MAG which appeared in the November-December 1996 issue of MAGazine: Bill Buckett sees his role as MAG’s new Board president as “my opportunity to say […]