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A Rochester-Finger Lakes First

This year’s Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition holds a not a few surprises and each and every piece in the exhibit has a story to tell. This one seems pretty extraordinary. First of all, the exhibit is juried (no small feat – and there’s another story!) and 100 works by 81 artists are currently on view —including […]

2012 M&T Bank Clothesline Festival

As the Democrat and Chronicle put it: “Clothesline shrugs off rain.” The rain and wind gusts of Saturday’s Clothesline, may have actually brightened Sunday’s attendance. A couple hundred festival-goers were given passes so that they could return to Sunday’s Clothesline. And they did.  Sunday was packed with visitors and visits to the 3 ATM’s supplied […]

Registration is Open for Fall and Winter Classes

They come in all ages. You know the type. They go through reams of printer paper and piles of paint. They are happiest with a box of do-dads and some glue. It’s that person in your house with a passion for art and has the eye for it, but doesn’t know “where to start.” Or […]

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 […]

Free Parking and Free Shuttles for Clothesline This Weekend

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor Visitors to the M&T Bank Clothesline Festival will be treated to free parking and free shuttle buses at the East End Parking Garage (East Main Street & Scio Street) and the Genesee Hospital Parking Garage (Monroe Avenue & Alexander Street). The free shuttle bus will pick up and drop […]

Just Joe at Clothesline this Sunday

By Patti Walker, Staff Accountant You may have heard of Joe Altier if you’re from Central Square, NY. You may have heard of Joe Altier if you went to St. John Fisher from 1993 – 1997. You may have heard of Joe Altier if you listened to Brand New Sin (BNS) early to late 2000’s. […]

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 […]

Thank you

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor Thank you to all who came out this weekend to the M&T Bank Clothesline Festival at the Memorial Art Gallery! We hope that you had a fun time and found some fun things to buy! Here is some coverage of this past weekend, in case you missed Clothesline this […]

Clothesline Festival – Come Rain or Shine!

By Rebekah Moraites, Visitor Services Representative One of things that consistently delights me about Rochester is our dedication to local artists. I have never lived anywhere before that cared so much about paying tribute to these wonderfully talented locals. You probably won’t believe it, but I heard about the Clothesline Festival several years ago – […]

Listen to 1370 Connection Tomorrow

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor Three senior staff members will be on WXXI 1370 AM ‘s 1370 Connection with Bob Smith tomorrow, from 1-2 pm. They’ll be talking about the M&T Bank Clothesline Festival September 11-12, Memorial Art Gallery’s Centennial Sculpture Park, current exhibitions and upcoming shows!