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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 as well as contemporaries such as Kehinde Wiley and Mickalene Thomas. 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.

THE STORE @ MAG is the place in Rochester to find local, hand-crafted gifts for family and friends featuring works by over 75 regional artists. 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.

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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

April 12, 2019 - July 28, 2019

April 12–July 28, 2019

This exhibition showcases diverse works of art linked by the year of their creation, 1969. That year bore witness to some of the most transformative events in modern history,

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June 16, 2019 - September 15, 2019

Every two years, Rochester’s oldest and longest-running juried exhibition showcases the talents of emerging and established artists from a 27-county region. Past award winners, many of whom have gone

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June 17, 2019 - March 31, 2020

Modern graffiti art has as its origins in the wall writing that emerged in U.S. cities in the late 1960s as a way for kids to mark territory or “turf” and to communicate with friends and enemies.

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July 25, 2019

Come over and take in the sights and the art of the classic automobile. All makes and models are welcome. Enter your business card for a chance at a MAG Membership. Music ~ Food.

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August 2, 2019 - October 27, 2019

August 2–October 27, 2019


Drawing on her illustrious career as a scholar of American art and popular culture, the watercolor paintings of Karal Ann Marling express her unique and colorful perspective

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until December 19, 2019

This monthly film series is co-sponsored by MAGsocial and the Alternative Music Film Society. Find the group on Facebook to keep up to date on all of the offerings. Admission is free.

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August 15, 2019

6:00 to 7:00 pm | $12 includes Museum Admission

They say to never talk about politics or religion, but this a DeTOUR? so, naturally, we’re breaking all the rules. On Thursday, August 15th we will be

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August 22, 2019

Join us for casual conversations and insights into the creative process with a cash bar. At this Talk, hear from:
Lucia Guarino (photography)
Ani Hoover (mixed media)
Andrew Zimbelman (animation)

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until September 8, 2019

Rochester’s largest celebration of artists and makers. Clothesline showcases original work by 375+ artists from across the country, and regularly attracts 20,000+ people from Rochester and the

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October 13, 2019 - January 19, 2020

October 13, 2019–January 19, 2020
Mucha is most often remembered for the prominent role he played in shaping the aesthetics of French Art Nouveau at the turn of the 20th century. learn more

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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

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

Memorial Art Gallery offers1/2 priced admission on Thursday evenings from 5-9pm. more