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Archive for November, 2009

MAG Mysteries

By Jessica Marten, Assistant Curator When a work of art enters the collection, a curator asks many questions. Who made it? When? Why? For whom? What does it mean? How was it used? The Memorial Art Gallery collection is full of mysteries waiting to be solved. Here are two intriguing works recently acquired. Carved Box […]

Major Paley Exhibition Coming Spring 2010

By Sue Cook, Corporate Relations Manager A big thank you to Klein Steel Service for hosting a special preview of internationally-known metal sculptor Albert Paley’s upcoming exhibition at the Memorial Art Gallery. Albert talked about his long-time relationship with Klein Steel, and MAG’s Director of Exhibitions Marie Via gave guests a glimpse at some of […]

Paint Made Flesh Featured on 13WHAM/CW16

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor Rachael Baldanza, Creative Workshop Curriculum Director, was a guest Friday on 13WHAM/CW16’s show, This Morning. She was interviewed about the Paint Made Flesh exhibition on view at the Memorial Art Gallery through January 3: Jenny Saville, Hyphen (1999). Private Collection, Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery.

Fine Craft Show This Weekend

Join Us For The Gallery Council of the the Memorial Art Gallery‘s Ninth Annual Fine Craft Show & Sale Friday, November 6-Sunday, November 8 Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607 585-276-8900 Ceramics, glass, jewelry, metal, furniture, wood, wearable art and more…The Gallery Council‘s ninth annual Fine Craft Show features one-of-a-kind and limited-edition […]

What Inspires an Artist?

By Marie Schaffer, Creative Workshop Curatorial Intern That’s the question we asked ourselves here in the Memorial Art Gallery’s Creative Workshop. Until November 15, our walls will feature the Adult Student Inspiration exhibit. We asked current and recent Creative Workshop students to submit artwork they’d made along with an explanation of what inspired them. Our […]