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Archive for April, 2011

Fiberart International Exhibition Opening Party This Saturday

By Rebecca Field Kraai, Advancement Program Assistant If you have some interest in contemporary fiber art and a variety of great music, the Memorial Art Gallery has quite a show planned for this Saturday evening, April 30, 8-11 pm. What a line-up of music for the Fiberart International exhibition opening party! Sim Redmond Band from […]

The Endless Possibilities of a Drawing Show

By Arianne Petersen, Creative Workshop Lucy Burne Gallery Intern A blank page is a clear, crisp whiteness of an empty plane, just waiting to be filled with imagination and inspiration. This is how every drawing starts, with a blank page and the creative mind of an artist. At the start of a drawing, truly anything […]

This Sunday at the Memorial Art Gallery

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor Still looking to do something this Sunday with the family? How about: 12:30 pm A La Carte Brunch at Max at the Gallery (Reservations: 585-473-6629) 2:00 pm Explore Memorial Art Gallery’s interactive Ancient Art gallery 3:00 pm Hear an Italian Baroque Organ Concert 3:30 pm Go shopping at The […]

King Tut Expert at MAG: 7:30 pm Tonight!

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor The Archaeological Institute of America, Rochester Society, will be hosting a King Tut expert at 7:30 pm tonight at the Memorial Art Gallery! City Newspaper named tonight’s King Tut event at MAG a “City Choice” event! Here are details: King Tut Expert at the Memorial Art Gallery Thursday, April […]

Kids Free During Spring Break At MAG

By Larissa Masny, Gallery Buzz Editor Memorial Art Gallery is offering a free family activity for the kids this Spring Break! Saturday, April 16 through Easter Sunday, April 24, kids 18 & under will receive free admission when accompanied by an adult. Usually Memorial Art Gallery is not open on Tuesdays, but will be this […]

Around the Gallery’s Permanent Collection: Connected to Learning for Any Age

By Judy Scott, Advancement Department Intern I’ve seen many regional school groups tour MAG—from pre-school to high school, along with a few college students—led by docents who cater the visit to each group’s needs. Docents also lead regularly scheduled tours to anyone who wants to learn about the Gallery’s permanent collection. One Thursday evening, I […]