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Archive for February, 2014

Re-creating the “Path of Colors”

“I wasn’t sure if it would happen.” That’s how artist Jackie Ferrara describes the collaboration between herself and Jan Towsley, a weaver and textile designer from the Rochester, NY area. Ferrara designed Marking Crossways, the serpentine red and orange brick walkway that connects the front entrance of the Memorial Art Gallery to the plaza space […]

Black History Month Family Day

Excerpts of a blog submitted by: Lisa A. Johnson, educator and poet As you continue to partake in the spirit filled activities and social gatherings during the month of February, please join us here at the MAG for Black History Month Family Day as we chronicle the important milestones of persons from the African diaspora […]

New on view in the Asian gallery

We’ve completed our yearly rotation of light-sensitive works in the Asian gallery. There’s quite a variety this year, including hanging scrolls; a six-fold screen; Japanese prints, drawings, and katagami (stencils for dyeing fabric); Indian miniatures; and an Indonesian shadow puppet. We’ve also unrolled the contemporary Chinese handscroll Migrants of the Three Gorges Dam to show […]