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The Molar Series

Submitted by Lois Sumberg, Gallery Council member I’m always astounded by the variety of really, really nice stuff people give us every year for the Art & Treasures Sale. And this year is no exception. Names like Limoges, Lalique, Lenox and even, yes even, Wendell Castle. Some generous donor gave us a white Molar Chair […]

Once in a Lifetime Opportunity: Herdle Sisters’ Jewelry at Art & Treasures

Submitted by Lois Sumberg, Gallery Council member Diamonds, pearls, coral, sterling silver, 14K gold, braided hair! See them all used in wonderful jewelry bequeathed to the MAG by the iconic Herdle sisters, Gertrude and Isabel, and for sale at Art & Treasures. Collectors can drool over a 14K gold brooch designed by Rochester’s own Ron […]

Art & Treasures 2015 sneak peek at Len Roemer Paintings

Submitted by Lois Sumberg, Gallery Council member Wow! I can’t believe our luck. The 2015 Art & Treasures Sale just received 16 paintings by local artist Len Roemer. Most are painted in oil, a few in watercolor. Roemer studied with Fairport native Carl Peters (1897-1980), a nationally renowned painter involved in the Public Works Arts […]

Jeong Jue Lee, a product of the School for American Crafts

Returning to the Fine Craft Show from North Carolina is Jeong Ju Lee, another product of the RIT School for American Crafts. She has been in many prestigious fine craft shows including the Smithsonian and others too numerous to list. She also was a NICHE Award Finalist in the Home Furnishing, Lamp/Lighting category. She is […]

Fine Craft Show & Sale

Don’t miss the Fine Craft Show & Sale at the Memorial Art Gallery this weekend. Take the very unique opportunity to attend the preview party Friday evening, October 24 at 7:00. Tickets are available by calling 585.276.8910. Christina Brinkman (shown below) currently has her work on view at the Memorial Art Gallery. The Fine Craft […]

Creative Workshop student profile – Heather Kormalos

Currently on view in the Adult Student exhibit in the Lucy Byrne Gallery, one of Heather’s latest works, Sophia, is an expressive, up-close and personal study in charcoal. We took a few minutes to hear why Heather chose to take classes at the Creative Workshop. Why do you take classes at the Creative Workshop? “For […]

Need an elephant for your collection?

At Art & Treasures this year, we have an especially wide variety of items. In act, there are four rooms stuffed full with gently used collectables, antiques, fine art, jewelry, china, porcelain, silver, crystal, fine linen and small furniture items. And elephants. From beaded wall hangings, to a momma and baby elephant – we probably […]

Something for Everybody; Shop 2014 Art & Treasures Sale – June 12-15

Submitted by Lois Sumberg, Gallery Council Member I was poking around our boxes of donated stuff last week to see what special treasures there were for the Art & Treasures Sale. Can you tell I can’t wait until we unpack it all? Lo and behold I found a darling Carol Battle limited edition print of […]

Foo Dogs, Cranes, Tang Horses and More, Lots More

2014 Art & Treasures  – June 12-15, 2014 By Lois Sumberg, Gallery Council Member What do cranes, a Japanese symbol of good fortune, Foo dogs, a manifestation of yin and yang, Tang horses, symbols of flight, and an array of other objects have in common? They are just a small part of a large cache […]

Cataloging, classifying and creating wish lists

The Gallery Council has been busy. Really, really busy. As the 20th annual Art & Treasures looms closer, the pace of MAG supporters and volunteers has becomes even more intense. What you should right now is save the dates for Thursday–Sunday, June 12–15 (that’s just 16 days away!!) for “Rochester’s Most Prestigious Garage Sale.” June […]