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Archive for February, 2011

The Gallery Store: Always an Artful Experience

By Judy Scott, Advancement Department Intern Come see what’s new at the Gallery Store—regularly transformed to artfully represent the permanent and recent, present and future MAG exhibitions. Available now are new spring findings, creative must-haves for babies and children, pottery, art for the home, and jewelry galore for every budget and taste. Located just outside the […]

New! A Book About Artistic Lists

By Meg Colbert, Visual Resources Assistant/Creative Workshop Registrar New to the Charlotte Whitney Allen Library: Lists: to-dos, illustrated inventories, collected thoughts, and other artists’ enumerations from the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art. Beautifully arranged by Liza Kirwin, this book presents the lists of many accomplished artists of the last few centuries, including Alexander Calder, Pablo […]

Open Tomorrow ( Tuesday! )

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor In honor of February Break, the Memorial Art Gallery will be open an additional day, Tuesday, February 22, 2011 from 11 am – 5 pm. We hope that you’ll bring the kids out to explore our museum! We have cell phone tours available- just ask the Admission Desk when you […]

Attention All Local Fiber Artists!

By Lauren Dornfeld, Gallery Council Member Come exhibit your work during the Fiber Faire, an all day event being held on Thursday, May 12, 2011, during Fanciful Fibers, a two-day event sponsored by the Gallery Council of the Memorial Art Gallery. The event will include fiber workshops, lectures and a cocktail party for renowned fiber […]

Wine and Spirit exhibition on TV

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor 13WHAM/CW16’s This Morning show featured the Memorial Art Gallery‘s Wine and Spirit exhibition. You can view the interview by clicking here.

Thaw at Creative Workshop’s Lucy Burne Gallery

By Kathryn Marx, Lucy Burne Gallery Intern at Memorial Art Gallery’s Creative Workshop The weather seems to be on everyone’s mind in Rochester this year. Luckily for the artists at Memorial Art Gallery’s Creative Workshop, along with more than a dozen other gallery spaces in the area, it gives them a perfect opportunity to explore […]

63rd Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition: A MAG Tradition with New Twists

By Chiyo Ueyama, Exhibitions Assistant Although people say January and February are slow months, that is hardly the case at MAG. Wine & Spirit just opened with a terrific preview party, and while we move full speed ahead towards Fiberart International (opens May 1), hundreds of entries for the Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition will come in […]