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Archive for February, 2010

Memorial Art Gallery Closing Early Today

by Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor The Memorial Art Gallery will be closing early today at 3 pm due to poor weather conditions. Please note this means that the Memorial Art Gallery Highlights Tour at 6:30 pm is cancelled.

Women of Urban Realism

By Jessica Marten, Assistant Curator An update on our Seeing America gallery: Deinstalled: Ernest Lawson The Garden, 1914 Oil on canvas Gift of the Estate of Emily and James Sibley Watson, 51.36 Currently Installed: Kathleen McEnery Cunningham Woman in an Ermine Collar, 1909 Oil on canvas Gift of Joan Cunningham Williams, Peter Cunningham, and Michael […]

Ice Sculpture by Charlie Hall on MAG Front Lawn

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor Charlie Hall, a non-figurative ice sculptor based in Rochester, sculpted an ice sculpture this past Thursday night on the front lawn of the Memorial Art Gallery. Due to continued freezing conditions, visitors may still see the sculpture on view. News 10 NBC, the Democrat and Chronicle, and YNN 9 […]

Ups and Downs in the Tour Entrance gallery

By Monica Simpson, Permanent Collections Registrar UP: Two movie posters painted by Batiste Madalena: Love’s Wilderness, 1925 Tempera on poster board Gift of Judith and Steven Katten 85.65 Sorry, no image available. Partners Again, 1926 Tempera on poster board Gift of Judith and Steven Katten 85.64 Sorry, no image available. For more information on Batiste […]

Two Favorite Memorial Art Gallery Artworks

By Bethany Mosher, Memorial Art Gallery volunteer For me, picking my favorite piece of artwork is as difficult as deciding on a greeting card. I can’t tell you how many times my husband has received multiple greeting cards for Valentine’s Day or his birthday because I like too many at the store. Whether they are […]

Check out our Forman Gallery

By Marjorie Searl, Chief Curator Some changes have been made in the Forman Gallery. Jerome Witkin’s Breaking the Pose and Joyce Tremain’s The Parting have been moved to storage, and the new “Collection Connections” installation is related to the new Fashioning Kimono exhibition. Now on view: Elie Nadelman, Head of a Woman, ca. 1916 – […]

Painting Installed Today

By Monica Simpson, Permanent Collection Registrar Just installed outside the Memorial Art Gallery‘s Gill Center: Batiste Madalena American, ca. 1902 – 1988 The Harvest Oil on canvas Gift of Gilbert G. McCurdy, 92.12