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Archive for August, 2009

Michael Jackson Tribute at Clothesline Festival This Year

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor The Memorial Art Gallery has been busy planning its 53rd Clothesline Festival. The museum’s largest fundraiser, the M&T Bank Clothesline Festival will feature nearly 400 artists from 33 NY counties. In addition to fine art and craft for sale, we’re featuring two sound stages with continuous live entertainment each […]

Creative Workshop Faculty show what they will teach this Fall and Winter

By Rachael Baldanza, Creative Workshop Curriculum Director The newly installed Creative Workshop Faculty Exhibition in the Lucy Burne Gallery allows for an education. In one small show, thirty eight artists—all of whom teach classes for adults or children in the Creative Workshop —present their own work as a glimpse into their own studios, process, and […]

Insider’s View From Clothesline Artist

By Sabra Wood, Clothesline Artist from Crocus Clay Works For most people, the Clothesline Festival is a month away. But if you’re a potter, like me, Clothesline is MUCH closer. At our studio, Jennifer Buckley and I will stop making things out of wet clay 3 weeks before Clothesline, so that pieces can dry (it’s […]

Memorial Art Gallery and George Eastman House Promotion

By Shirley Wersinger, Editor/Graphics Coordinator Get Cool, Get Cultured July 1–August 31, 2009 Looking for affordable hot weather activities the whole family can enjoy? Visit MAG and our neighbor, George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film. Stop by in July or August and request a half-off coupon at the Admission Desk. Then present […]

Past Creative Workshop Student Lanna Pejovic Featured

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor The Memorial Art Gallery‘s Creative Workshop is Rochester’s community art school. Many artists of all ages have gotten their start at the Creative Workshop including Lanna Pejovic, a five time Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition artist. This means that Lanna Pejovic’s work was accepted into the region’s most prestigious exhibition five […]

The MAG Goes Green

by Meg Colbert, Library Assistant/Creative Workshop Registrar I worshipped Jacques Cousteau until I saw The Silent World, a documentary from 1956 where in an attempt to take a complete survey of sea life, Cousteau threw dynamite into the ocean destroying coral reef, and killing all ocean life in the immediate area. I remember being horrified […]

Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition Artist On WXXI

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor The Memorial Art Gallery’s current major exhibition, the 62nd Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition, is on view now through October 4. This exhibition is the region’s most prestigious, because only 36 works from a field of 852 entries were selected. Anne Havens’ Box of Sighs is one of the 36 works […]