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Archive for March, 2010

Fashioning Kimono

By Carol Giffi, Memorial Art Gallery visitor “Have you seen the kimono exhibit at the MAG?” I have asked that question over the past few weeks. “Kimono?” “No,” has been the answer. Wrong answer. My daughter Cathy and I visit the MAG often when she visits from New York City. We are a pair, bonded […]

M&T Bank Clothesline Festival YP Experience

By Bethany Mosher, MAG volunteer One of the things I struggle with as a young adult living in Rochester is finding fun things to do and on a limited budget. I would expect that many others my age have the same issue. So this is why I love the summers with the many local festivals […]

Fine Craft Show Call to Artists! Application deadline is April 6, 2010.

By Lois Sumberg, Gallery Council member Don’t miss out. Apply now for the 10th annual Fine Craft Show at the Memorial Art Gallery. We are looking for 40 artists to showcase their work in this juried show sponsored by the Gallery Council. This annual prestigious show promotes fine contemporary American craft – limited editions and […]

Young Professionals Fashioning Kimono Event Tonight 5-7 pm

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor Join us for sake tastings, anime, Japanese dance, and tours at the Memorial Art Gallery tonight 5-7 pm! Here is the Facebook invitation for those of you on Facebook. The Memorial Art Gallery, along with Rochester Young Professionals, The City Walk, and the New York State Bar Association Young […]

Breaking Ground: A Century of Craft Art in Western New York Preview

By Meg Colbert, Visual Resources Assistant/Creative Workshop Registrar Breaking Ground: A Century of Craft Art in Western New York Edited by Barbara Lovenheim Contributors: Suzanne Ramljak, Paul J. Smith Breaking Ground provides a comprehensive survey of the flourishing craft art movement in Western New York from conception to contemporary examples. Editor Barbara Lovenheim gives an […]

Coming Attractions

By Marie Via, Director of Exhibitions We’re excited to give you a sneak preview of MAG’s 2010-11 exhibition season, which truly has something for everyone! The year kicks off with the 4th Rochester Biennial, an invitational spotlighting the work of six outstanding mid-career artists from upstate New York. The show runs from July 25-September 26 […]

“It’s like Narnia in here!” A Moose, a Snowman, and a Circus

by Kate Somerville, Creative Workshop Burne Gallery Intern There is whimsy in the air the Creative Workshop’s Burne Gallery! The Children’s Winter Student Art Show (on the walls until March 20) is in full swing and continues to delight the eye and imagination of passersby. Looking around the gallery, you can see work from students […]