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Art & Treasures – Celebrating 20 Years

2014 Art & Treasures Sale – June 12-15 submitted by Lois Sumberg, Gallery Council Member Can you believe it! Rochester’s most prestigious garage sale, the 2014 Art & Treasures Sale will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. I wasn’t here for the beginning, but I’m told it started out as Tuesday’s Treasures, a small, one […]

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 […]

2013 Fine Craft Show & Sale congratulates …

This favorite annual event features one-of-a-kind and limited-edition work by 40 master craft artists from across the country. Congratulations to glass artist Dan Mirer of Corning (work shown), who won Best in Show at the 13th Annual Fine Craft Show and Sale in November 2013. Three other artists received Awards of Excellence: Carol Fugmann of […]

This Just In from the Smithsonian Craft2Wear Show

Jane Herzenberg is not new to the Fine Craft Show & Sale – but it will be her first time with a Smithsonian Award to her name! Jane attended the Smithsonian’s  Craft2Wear Show last weekend and won in the “Wearable Art” category. Be sure to look her up at the Fine Craft Show this weekend […]

New this year at the Fine Craft Show & Sale

There are eight different components or craft materials that are utilized this year in the Fine Craft Show & Sale. You will find works created in wood, ceramics, paper, leather, jewelry, fiber, wearable art and glass – or combinations of a few of these elements. New this year to the Show is Ithaca glass artist […]

13th Annual Fine Craft Show & Sale

Ceramics, glass, jewelry, metal, leather, wood, wearable art and more… This favorite annual event – the Fine Craft Show & Sale – will once again feature one-of-a-kind and limited-edition work by 40 master craft artists from across the country. Here we will highlight some of the artists who will be new to the Show this […]

2013 Art & Treasures Sale Countdown Begins Today!

Submitted by Lois Sumberg, Gallery Council Member If you love garage sales, estate sales or aspire to land on PBS’ Antiques Roadshow with a rare treasure you paid a pittance for, join me today to start the countdown to Rochester’s most prestigious garage sale, the 2013 Art and Treasures Sale. Plan to rummage through four […]

Alternative Music Film Society – Film Fest

Some new and different relationships are brewing here at the MAG. Key words would be: Alternative, Film and Music. This Friday launches the first of a mini- film series that Lakeshore Record Exchange on Park Ave, Radio Goddess Jennifer V, and Christopher Amann are coordinating at the Memorial Art Gallery. Here is a note (and […]

Meet the Artist: Richard Hirsch

Title:  Homage to H.F. (right)  Materials:  Encaustic and dry ceramic materials Inspired by: Helen Frankenthaler’s Seer (left) Join us Thursday, April 11 at 7:00 pm for an opportunity to hear Richard Hirsch and Scott Meyer talk about the new book With Fire: Richard Hirsch. The book was written by Scott Meyer and published in December […]

A Peek Behind the Curtain

Ever wonder what happens behind those closed doors during an exhibition installation in the grand gallery? Teachers in the greater Rochester area will have a chance to peak behind the proverbial curtain and hear from an expert at the Education Department’s in-service scheduled for next Wednesday, March 20th at the Memorial Art Gallery. MAG’s exhibitions […]