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Archive for November, 2010

Extended Holiday Hours!

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor Both the Memorial Art Gallery and The Gallery Store will feature extended hours this holiday season: The Memorial Art Gallery will also be open Tuesdays, December 21 and 28, 11 am – 5 pm. The Gallery Store will also be open Mondays, December 6, 13, and 20, 10 am […]

MAG Media Appearances

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor Memorial Art Gallery Curator of Education Marlene Hamann-Whitmore and Memorial Art Gallery Community Outreach Coordinator Debora McDell-Hernandez were guests on November’s edition of Arts Friday on WXXI’s 1370 Connection with Bob Smith. Click here to listen to the hour-long interview originally broadcast on 1370 AM WXXI Rochester. They had […]

New! Tapas Thursdays

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor Memorial Art Gallery‘s restaurant, Max at the Gallery, is offering a new weekly event- Tapas Thursdays! Every Thursday, from 6-8 pm, Max at the Gallery will feature tapas and cocktails in Memorial Art Gallery’s pavilion. The timing of this event coordinates well with the museum and The Gallery Store, […]

Announcing the winners of the Case for Kids!

By Amelia Ann Titus, Creative Workshop Burne Gallery Intern We know you’ve been waiting. We know you’ve been wanting. We know you’ve been wondering: the Case for Kids votes are finally in! The Creative Workshop has been collecting votes from young visitors for their choice of artworks to be featured in a case at the […]

Conservation of Artwork in Progress

By Jessica Marten, Assistant Curator Just like people, works of art age. The Memorial Art Gallery’s Roman sculpture, Togatus, is almost 2,000 years old! Time and environmental conditions have resulted in an accumulation of surface grime. To help the sculpture look its best, conservator Barbara Moore will be cleaning the marble using minimally-invasive and scientifically-tested […]

Research your family tree at MAG’s library/archives

By Meg Colbert, Visual Resources Assistant / Creative Workshop Registrar In preparation for the Memorial Art Gallery’s 2013 Centennial, the Library staff is busy making parts of our historical archives digitally accessible. This includes photographs of exhibitions and events, newspaper clippings and the MAG’s own publications. As I was scanning a page from Gallery Notes, […]