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Archive for September, 2009

Hispanic/Latino Heritage Family Day is This Sunday

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor No plans for this Sunday afternoon? Why not stop by the Memorial Art Gallery and enjoy Hispanic/Latino Heritage Family Day. From 12-5 pm enjoy free admission. Never been to a Memorial Art Gallery Family Day before? Check out Sunday’s schedule on what to expect: This year’s event is […]

Try Out A Class As The Weather Turns Colder

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor Did you know that Rochester’s community art school, the Creative Workshop of the Memorial Art Gallery, offers fall classes and winter classes for kids and adults? Classes that haven’t started yet for kids and adults that you can still register for by calling 585-276-8959 are: Preschool Workshops Afterschool Art […]

Catch Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition Before October 4!

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor If you like variety, the Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition we have up currently is for you! This exhibition showcases different forms of art from our region and is best for people who get bored easily with single artist or medium shows. The region’s most prestigious art exhibition, the Rochester-Finger Lakes […]

Guest Curator Speaks On His Detective Work Tonight

By Pete Brown, Curator of The Printseller’s Window The buzz at the Memorial Art Gallery this fall is all about Walter Goodman’s trompe l’oeil (fool the eye) masterpiece, The Printseller’s Window, now the subject of a very special exhibition in MAG‘s Lockhart Gallery. Goodman exhibited this painting for over fifteen years at major sites in […]

Clothesline Coverage

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor I thought you’d be interested in viewing the M&T Bank Clothesline Festival coverage we received recently: WROC 8 / WUHF 31 Clothesline Coverage YNN Channel 9 Clothesline Coverage Democrat and Chronicle Clothesline Festival Fans Turn Out Hottest Clothesline Story on Twitter Brand New Clothesline Artist […]

Food and Clothesline Go Together

By Sandra Koon, Gallery Council President There’s more to the M&T Bank Clothesline Festival than terrific art and entertainment. What’s a Rochester festival without food and lots of it? This year, the Gallery Bakery and Café will be located near the steps to the original museum entrance. In one location you can sample muffins, scones, […]


By Susan Nurse, Visual Resources Coordinator, Rights & Reproductions For the past 52 years, Summer in Rochester ended with the “Clothesline” show at the Memorial Art Gallery. The name for the show came from the actual format for “hanging” the show! Clotheslines were strung along the fences that border the Gallery property and also along […]