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Memorial Art Gallery

Journey through 5,000 years of human creativity: from the treasures of antiquity to 21st - Century masterworks, including Monet, Rembrandt, and O’Keefe. Located in the Neighborhood of the Arts, and considered one of the finest regional art museums in the country, the Memorial Art Gallery is known for its comprehensive, well-balanced collection, dynamic schedule of exhibitions year-round and engaging educational activities.

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    • On-site Restaurant
    • Box Lunch Available
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  • special kids pricing: yes, 5 and under free, discount for other students

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Eat, Drink Type

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    • Bakery
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Recurring weekly on Sunday until November 13, 2016

Enjoy a 25-minute presentation and mini-recital on the Italian Baroque organ by Edward Dean, a graduate student at the Eastman School of Music. Repeated at 3:00 PM. Included in Gallery admission.

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Recurring weekly on Thursday until November 10, 2016

This docent-led tour of the collections is included in Gallery admission.

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October 9, 2016

Several times each year, the Memorial Art Gallery opens its doors and offers Rochester area families and community members the opportunity to learn more about specific cultures. These events for all

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August 21, 2016 - October 16, 2016

Afghan War Rugs: The Modern Art of Central Asia. This exhibition brings to the United States, for the first time, one of the most important private collections of Afghan war rugs in the world. The

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August 21, 2016 - October 16, 2016

War Memoranda probes the question “How do Americans remember war?” with soldiers’ portraits developed in the flesh of leaves, battlefield landscapes photographed using 19th-century technologies, and

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November 4, 2016 - November 6, 2016

Fine Craft Show & Sale. Ceramics, glass, jewelry, metal, leather, wood, wearable art and more

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November 13, 2016 - January 29, 2017

M. C. Escher: Reality and IllusionNovember 13, 2016–January 29, 2017 in the Grand GalleryThe most iconic works by Dutch artist M. C. Escher, including a pair of hands drawing themselves and fish

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June 1, 2016 - June 1, 2017

Large-scale, immersive mural in the Hurlbut Gallery
Brockport artist Nate Hodge has been commissioned to create a mural for MAG’s first floor galleries. Hodge was recently awarded the University of

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September 22, 2016

Come in and see the social side of MAG! Enjoy wine, beer and food for purchase, then mix in quick shot art classes at 6:30 led by Sara Blake and Casey Cardillo. No need for a huge commitment, just

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September 29, 2016

Come in and see the social side of MAG! Enjoy wine, beer and food for purchase, then mix in quick shot art classes at 6:30 led by Sara Blake and Casey Cardillo. No need for a huge commitment, just

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October 13, 2016

Come in and see the social side of MAG! Enjoy wine, beer and food for purchase, then mix in quick shot art classes at 6:30 led by Sara Blake and Casey Cardillo. No need for a huge commitment, just

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October 20, 2016

Come in and see the social side of MAG! Enjoy wine, beer and food for purchase, then mix in quick shot art classes at 6:30 led by Sara Blake and Casey Cardillo. No need for a huge commitment, just

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October 27, 2016

Come in and see the social side of MAG! Enjoy wine, beer and food for purchase, then mix in quick shot art classes at 6:30 led by Sara Blake and Casey Cardillo. No need for a huge commitment, just

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November 3, 2016

Come in and see the social side of MAG! Enjoy wine, beer and food for purchase, then mix in quick shot art classes at 6:30 led by Sara Blake and Casey Cardillo. No need for a huge commitment, just

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November 10, 2016

Come in and see the social side of MAG! Enjoy wine, beer and food for purchase, then mix in quick shot art classes at 6:30 led by Sara Blake and Casey Cardillo. No need for a huge commitment, just

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November 17, 2016

Come in and see the social side of MAG! Enjoy wine, beer and food for purchase, then mix in quick shot art classes at 6:30 led by Sara Blake and Casey Cardillo. No need for a huge commitment, just

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December 1, 2016

Come in and see the social side of MAG! Enjoy wine, beer and food for purchase, then mix in quick shot art classes at 6:30 led by Sara Blake and Casey Cardillo. No need for a huge commitment, just

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October 22, 2016

Celebrating the art of food and wine, the experts in our region, the music and mystery.* Choose your passion and save the date.

  • October 22nd, 2016 – Opera & Wine Dinner | Tickets $100/person |
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September 9, 2016 - December 24, 2016

Courtly Pleasures: Indian Miniature Paintings from the Permanent Collection

September 9 – December 24, 2016
Courtly Pleasures showcases over 30 Indian miniature paintings from MAG’s permanent

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Explore 50 centuries of world art at the University of Rochester's art museum with $2 off admission! Request your coupon from more