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Archive for July, 2010

Upcoming TV appearances

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor You’ll find Memorial Art Gallery featured on two upcoming television series: Sunday, August 1, 2010 7 am News 10 NBC’s Rochester In Focus Our Curator of Education Marlene Hamann-Whitmore speaks with News 10 NBC’s Weekend Anchor Nikki Rudd about Memorial Art Gallery‘s current exhibition, the 4th Rochester Biennial. Friday, […]

Coming Attractions

by Shirley Wersinger, Editor / Graphics Coordinator Have you wondered about the road construction in front of MAG on University Avenue? It’s all part of the exciting preparations for the ARTWalk Extension Project, which will go even further towards transforming University Avenue and the Neighborhood of the Arts into an interactive outdoor museum. Big changes […]

The Joys of Family Programming

by Debora McDell-Hernandez, coordinator of community programs and outreach My position at the Memorial Art Gallery gives me direct access to one of our most prized audiences?families! Childhood exposure to museums increases the likelihood of continued museum visitation in adulthood, so MAG’s very young visitors have the potential to become future regular visitors or members. […]

Better Together?: Considering Collaboration

by Emily Gage, Creative Workshop Urban Fellow Intern Does art have to be made by a solitary painter? Or are we better together? These questions motivated the idea for a collaboration art show in the Creative Workshop, which strives to demonstrate that collaborating to create art can be a satisfying way of working, making great […]

An Inspiring Film

This weekend I borrowed & watched a new acquisition in the Charlotte Whitney Allen Library–the DVD Between the Folds, which looks at the artists, scientists and educators who work in and with the folded universe of origami.  This award-winning documentary is about inspiration and epiphany, about exploring the limitations of medium and technique, about dedication […]