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Archive for December, 2010

Free Admission Today 4-9 pm

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor The Memorial Art Gallery is offering free admission Thursday, December 30, 4-9 pm, thanks to Time Warner Cable, JPMorgan Chase Foundation and the Robert & Madeleine S. Heilbrunn Memorial Fund. The free admission is in celebration of Kwanzaa Family Day. Memorial Art Gallery’s family days are the best way […]

MAG will be open tomorrow 11 am – 5 pm

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor We hope that you are enjoying this holiday season! For your convenience, we are opening our doors tomorrow, so that you can bring family and friends in to the museum while they’re in town! Tomorrow, Tuesday, December 28, we’ll be open 11 am – 5 pm. (We’re usually closed […]

The Beginnings of the Print Club of Rochester

By Lu Harper, Art Librarian and Webmaster In honor of the exhibition in the Lockhart Gallery at MAG, Great Impressions: The Print Club of Rochester Turns 80, a little history from the Gallery’s Archives. On December 3, 1930, a meeting was held at the Memorial Art Gallery. The Gallery’s Bulletin documented the meeting: “A group […]

Holiday Gift Ideas from the Memorial Art Gallery

By Rebekah Moraites, Visitor Services Representative Having trouble deciding what to give this year? The MAG has a variety of gift options for you! For those who love the gift of experience, a MAG gift membership would be an excellent gift to put under the tree. MAG members will enjoy the experience of fine art […]

Holiday Gift Idea

By Rachael Baldanza, Creative Workshop Curriculum Director Art classes make great gifts! Gift certificates can register a loved one in a Creative Workshop class where they’ll discover their talents and learn art skills. Winter classes start January 10, 2011. Editor’s note: Interested in finding out more? Call 585-276-8959 to speak with one of the friendly […]

Meet Me at the MAG

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor 1370 Connection with Bob Smith featured Memorial Art Gallery‘s program, “Meet Me at the MAG” on its December Arts Friday edition. Host Bob Smith interviewed program leaders from the Memorial Art Gallery and Alzheimer’s Association, as well as University of Rochester Medical Center neurologist Dr. Fred Marshall and an […]

Wanted: Enthusiastic Audience for Kid’s Show!

By Amelia Ann Titus, Creative Workshop Burne Gallery Intern It began with quiet rumors: Creative Workshop teachers had, reportedly, been rummaging the classroom grounds the last few weeks stealing still-warm ceramics, hoarding just-penned drawings. Why? What are they up to? Why haven’t all the student artworks gone home? There’s no thievery, no worries. Just another […]

MAG will be on Arts Friday Tomorrow

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor Tune in to 1370 AM WXXI Rochester tomorrow from 12-1 pm to hear 1370 Connection with Bob Smith’s interview on Memorial Art Gallery‘s program, “Meet Me at MAG.” Guests will include Susan Dodge-Peters Daiss, The McPherson Director of Education at the Memorial Art Gallery, as well as guests from […]