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Carol adds author to her resume

The Provost’s annual celebration honors faculty and staff from throughout the University who have authored a book, or recording, or its equivalent, within the past year. Honorees may be members of the tenured, tenure-track, clinical, adjunct, or part-time faculty, or staff.  Book copies are available for sale, and authors speak about their work. The celebration […]

Re-creating the “Path of Colors”

“I wasn’t sure if it would happen.” That’s how artist Jackie Ferrara describes the collaboration between herself and Jan Towsley, a weaver and textile designer from the Rochester, NY area. Ferrara designed Marking Crossways, the serpentine red and orange brick walkway that connects the front entrance of the Memorial Art Gallery to the plaza space […]

Tapas with Max at the Gallery

Every Thursday night, the Memorial Art Gallery is open until 9 pm. In addition, we offer half-price admission every Thursday evening beginning at 5 pm, made possible in part by Monroe County. And, wait … that’s not all. The Gallery Store stays open every Thursday night until 9 pm. There is a docent-led tour offered […]

Putting Dreams in Motion

It all happened on a day not at all like any other day in our 100 year history. It was the afternoon of our Centennial Gala, and was about to be a day to be long remembered. Decorations were going up,  the Pavilion was being wrapped, new art acquisitions were at the ready to be […]

Last Weekend to see “Art Reflected”

Nancy Gong had the right idea. Earlier this week, she set up a time to meet with Chris Maggio to catch some photographs and video of her piece “War Bride” currently on display in Art reflected: The Inspiration of 100 Years. This will be the last weekend to be able to view all of the […]

Meet the Artist: Kathryn Bevier

For the following few weeks, we will be highlighting artists that have provided works in the Art Reflected: The Inspiration of 100 Years exhibit. Read a previous post to learn more about the Centennial exhibit and the Opening Party here.  The pieces created for this exhibit are each unique, unprecedented and will be available for sale […]

Art Reflected: The Inspiration of 100 Years

We are in celebration mode at the Memorial Art Gallery, we’ve been planning for this Centennial celebration for quite some time! 2013 begins our anniversary year, and one course of action that we took last year was to invite over seventy artists with ties to the Rochester area (at some point in their career) to […]

Volunteer Experience at the Memorial Art Gallery (Part 1 of 3)

We’d like to share a post, in three parts, that was written by an intern at the Memorial Art Gallery, Andrea N. G. who lives in Mexico. Andrea visited Rochester this past fall and interned in the Creative Workshop for a month. One of her goals was to learn about MAG in particular and American […]

Bargains Galore at Clothesline September 10-11!

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor The M&T Bank Clothesline Festival September 10-11 at the Memorial Art Gallery (500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607) offers bargains galore! We’re trying to help you stretch your dollar more in this economy: 1. Free Gallery admission (a $12 value!) is included in your Clothesline admission 2. Free supervised […]

Take Mom To MAG For Mother’s Day

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 8. Still trying to plan it? Why not take mom to the Memorial Art Gallery! You could spend Sunday: 11 am: Brunch at Max at the Gallery restaurant (Moms at Mother’s Day Brunch receive free same-day museum admission!) 12 pm: Shopping at The […]