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MAG as Muse

Recently, Rochester City Ballet was once again called upon to share their beauty at the Memorial Art Gallery. They have joined us in the past for our Centennial Birthday Party and also during the first Fringe Festival in Rochester. It is always awe-inspiring to see the magic that dance, music and art creates when viewed […]

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 […]

The Traveling Bear

As a receptionist at the Admission Desk of the Memorial Art Gallery, one of the perks of my job is that I get to meet a lot of new guests. People travel from all over the country to Rochester and inevitably stop in to view our collection while they are in town. One kind of […]

Mysterious Step at the Memorial Art Gallery

By Memorial Art Gallery Staff Where are these steps? And why is one step a different color? Memorial Art Gallery staff had fun with this puzzle proposed by Chief Curator Marjorie Searl. Here are MAG staff’s responses: (Clearly some are sincere and some are in jest but we will let you all decide which is which): […]

Kids Free During Spring Break At MAG

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor Memorial Art Gallery is offering a free family activity for the kids this Spring Break! Saturday, April 16 through Easter Sunday, April 24, kids 18 & under will receive free admission when accompanied by an adult. Usually Memorial Art Gallery is not open on Tuesdays, but will be this […]

Open Tomorrow ( Tuesday! )

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor In honor of February Break, the Memorial Art Gallery will be open an additional day, Tuesday, February 22, 2011 from 11 am – 5 pm. We hope that you’ll bring the kids out to explore our museum! We have cell phone tours available- just ask the Admission Desk when you […]

Coming Attractions

by Shirley Wersinger, Editor / Graphics Coordinator Have you wondered about the road construction in front of MAG on University Avenue? It’s all part of the exciting preparations for the ARTWalk Extension Project, which will go even further towards transforming University Avenue and the Neighborhood of the Arts into an interactive outdoor museum. Big changes […]

Breaking News!

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor MAG commissions major sculpture!

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By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor Are you enjoying reading this blog? The Memorial Art Gallery also has a electronic newsletter that publishes twice a month. It informs about upcoming special events, promotions, parties, family events, Clothesline Festival events, Creative Workshop featured art classes and more! Here is the Memorial Art Gallery E-News sign up […]