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Alternative Music Film Series continues in 2014

Lakeshore Record Exchange and the Memorial Art Gallery are happy to announce that their Alternative Music Film Series  (AMFS) will continue through 2014. The series began in June of 2013 featuring artists such as Joy Division, The National, Talking Heads and Daft Punk. The cooperative effort was a way of exposing Rochester’s film and music fans to films that are not […]

Art Can Be Taught

FAQ: “OK, so I couldn’t draw a stick figure if my life depended on it … are your beginning classes really for beginners?” Short answer? Yes! You have more talent than you think. At the Creative Workshop, we coach, challenge, prompt, trigger and encourage—and love it when you make the artwork you never thought you […]

Thanks for thinking of us!

They came for a good cause. Two volunteers came up to the 3rd floor today to pick up one of our Patron Prints for a door prize during Wednesday night’s launch of Rochester Woman Magazine‘s Fashion Edition at GEVA. It was a quick pick. They even saw a few that would look perfect in their […]

Stay Connected

There are a few ways for you to stay connected with the Memorial Art Gallery. The Gallery Buzz Blog will keep you informed of happenings around the Gallery, but there are multiple channels for staying connected – choose your preference. Consider a membership with the MAG. When you support the MAG – you are enriching […]

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 […]

Fiberart International Exhibition Opening Party This Saturday

By Rebecca Field Kraai, Advancement Program Assistant If you have some interest in contemporary fiber art and a variety of great music, the Memorial Art Gallery has quite a show planned for this Saturday evening, April 30, 8-11 pm. What a line-up of music for the Fiberart International exhibition opening party! Sim Redmond Band from […]

Art Museums Popular with Wild Turkeys and Canadian Geese

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor Earlier this summer, we had a wild turkey trying to get into our museum! Here’s what happened when Canadian geese showed up at an art museum in Pasadena, California: Canada geese tour the Norton Simon Museum

Major Exhibition Paint Made Flesh Opens This Weekend

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor Major exhibition, Paint Made Flesh, opens this weekend at the Memorial Art Gallery. We are proud to bring to Rochester works by masters such as Picasso, Freud, and Bacon all in one room! Director of Exhibitions Marie Via will be on WROC 8-TV Rochester today at 12 noon to […]

Finger Lakes Exhibition Party Is This Saturday

By Rebecca Kraai, Advancement Program Assistant If you are out walking in the Neighborhood of the Arts on Saturday evening, you won’t miss the sweet sounds of Sim Redmond Band coming from the front entrance to the art gallery. SRB is a deservedly well-followed band from Ithaca and they will play from 8 to 10 […]

GlassWear / A Unity of Opposites exhibitions Opening Party on April 18

By Rebecca Kraai, Advancement Program Assistant After a rather long, very white and gray winter in Rochester, I can hardly wait for the opening of the two glass exhibits at the Memorial Art Gallery! The images I have seen from these exhibits are bright and stunning, and I am excited to see the entire exhibit. […]