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Archive for March, 2009

A Visitor’s Experience: The Gallery Store at the Memorial Art Gallery

By Julie Shin, University of Rochester student Coming back from study abroad in London and traveling all through Europe I thought nothing could compare to Tate Britain, Tate Modern, the Louvre, and all of the little art galleries I discovered there. But upon reentering the MAG I realized the reasons why I come here every […]

You’re Treated Like Family At The MAG

By Kaitlin Gray, Events Coordinator From the moment my best friend of ten years asked me to be her maid of honor, I started planning her bridal shower. After all, the shower is one of the principal duties of the maid of honor (okay, that and the bachelorette party). ┬áLuckily for me, it was also […]

Neena’s Favorite Piece In MAG’s Collection

By Neena Narayanan, University of Rochester student, Class of 2009 Everyone always wants to know what “your favorite” is. Your favorite color. Your favorite book. Your favorite football team. You favorite artist. As if by choosing what we would prefer above all others we are conveying something of deep significance about who we are. When […]

New Resource for K-12 Teachers

Since December 2008, the Charlotte Whitney Allen Library & Teacher Resource Center has offered area K-12 teachers access to ARTstor, a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences, with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. […]

We Love to Hear What You Think!

By Marie Via, Director of Exhibitions Art pushes buttons. Its job is to produce an emotional response, to remind us of what it means to be human. And its effects are often unpredictable: an image that vibrates with mystery for me, for example, produces a feeling of intense loss in my husband. While art is […]