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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 and dynamic schedule of exhibitions year-round.

In addition to exhibition space, MAG also features a range of rental spaces with in-house catering available by our on-site restaurant, Brown Hound Downtown. The Creative Workshop, MAG's educational outpost, features hands-on art classes for all ages, frequently inspired by art on view in the gallery.

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    • On-site Restaurant
    • Box Lunch Available
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  • Indoor/Outdoor Venue: Both

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  • special kids pricing: yes, 5 and under free, discount for other students

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  • Largest Room 477
  • Reception Capacity 477
  • Theatre Capacity 296
  • Banquet Capacity 223
  • Number of Rooms 5

Meeting Rooms

Gallery Auditorium
  • Theater Capacity: 296
M&T Bank Ballroom
  • Banquet Capacity: 223
  • Reception Capacity: 477
Bausch & Lomb Parlor
  • Reception Capacity: 50
Lynne Lovejoy Parlor
  • Reception Capacity: 40
Vanden Brul Pavilion
  • Reception Capacity: 200

May 19, 2017 - September 3, 2017

In honor of New York Women’s Suffrage Centennial in 2017, this exhibition explores the power of the female gaze in creating potent and complex images of mothers, thinkers, vixens, heroes, creators,

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May 19, 2017 - September 3, 2017

For centuries, the male gaze has dominated the history of art and of artists. The active, heroic male artist studies and paints the passive, beautiful female model. Even today, our movies, television

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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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April 7, 2017 - June 18, 2017

The Media Arts Watch gallery will be transformed into a screening room with works projected onto the walls by Terence Gower, Juan Downey, and Alexander Kluge.

MAG is open Wednesday-Sunday

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This monthly film series is cosponsored by the Memorial Art Gallery and Lakeshore Record Exchange. A new film is shown every month, and admission is free.

For a full listing of films, visit the

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May 25, 2017

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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Recurring weekly on Saturday until June 17, 2017

Kids Create Dates are new at the MAG! Creative Workshop teachers will serve as hosts as MAG offers 3 fun and flexible art projects for kids as young as 4, and as old as 14. Drop in before, after or

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Recurring weekly on Sunday

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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June 1, 2017

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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June 1, 2017

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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June 4, 2017

Minimal Mostly at Deborah Ronnan Fine Art will bring to Rochester work by world renown artists: Anni Albers, Josef Albers, Carmen Herrera, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, Agnes Martin, and Frank Stella.

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June 29, 2017

Join us on the MAG front lawn for the first “Flip of the Switch” on our latest installation, Jim Sanborn’s Argentum: Double Positive. For the Grand Opening of this work, we’ll offer music and dancing,

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June 30, 2017 - September 17, 2017

This single-channel video installation features Lady Bunny, an iconic drag performer; she alternately speaks on politics and current events, and dances and lip-syncs. She is a vivid presence,

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July 16, 2017

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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Centennial Sculpture Park open free 7 days a week. Centennial Sculpture Park has recast ten acres of the Gallery’s grounds more

Several times each year, the Memorial Art Gallery opens its doors and offers Rochester area families and community members more