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Summer in Centennial Sculpture Park

Looking for a summer celebration for the whole family? Come to the Memorial Art Gallery on Thursday, August 6, 5-8 pm for Summer in Centennial Sculpture Park. You and your family & friends are invited to explore the public art in our Sculpture Park independently or with a tour guide. Kids can get creative and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hispanic/Latino Heritage Family Day

Submitted by Henry Padron The Family Day at the MAG during Hispanic Heritage Month is a perfect opportunity for anyone to come take a walk with us as we celebrate our culture, language, and arts. You will experience exhibits from each of the countries of Latin America; this year the country of focus is Spain. […]

MAG as muse for Wedding Photographers

It may be one of our best kept secrets, but in the last few years alone, we have had over 73 weddings or wedding parties here at the Memorial Art Gallery. We think we offer a great backdrop. Looking today at some of the photographer’s work – we thought we could share some of the […]

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 […]

Asian Pacific American Heritage Family Day

In this delayed spring of the year of 2014 in Rochester, the Flower City, traditional Chinese Window Flowers will be thriving at the Memorial Art Gallery (MAG) on Sunday, May 4th during Asian Pacific American Heritage Family Day. You will be able to create your own Window Flowers in the Creative Workshop’s project center. Visitors […]