News releases from Visit Rochester and our member organizations keep travel journalists informed on the latest tourism and hospitality news in Rochester.
9-Day Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Starts Friday June 24
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 5:01 PM
Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival returns to Rochester for its 15th anniversary edition June 24-July 2 with nine days of amazing creative improvised music from around the world.
Sight Reading: Photography and the Legible World opens this June at the George Eastman Museum
Friday, June 10, 2016 11:30 AM
The Eastman Museum’s exhibition in partnership with the Morgan Library & Museum will be on view from June 18 through September 18 The George Eastman Museum will open the exhibition Sight Reading:
Rockets, Robots, and Ray Guns and The Force at Play at The Strong
Monday, June 6, 2016 2:20 PM
Opening Weekend Celebration at The Strong June 11 & 12 Enjoy out-of-this-world adventures at the Rockets, Robots, and Ray Guns and The Force at Play exhibit opening celebration at The Strong® museum
Jazz Fest Ticket Shop Opens Monday June 6 Buy Tickets, Get Brochures
Friday, June 3, 2016 11:25 AM
The 15th edition of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival will kick off in just a few short weeks. The XRIJF Ticket Office officially opens Monday June 6th at 12 Noon. Stop in to buy
Hands-on Action Daily at Rochester Museum & Science Center this Summer
Friday, June 3, 2016 9:18 AM
Fiery explosions, foolish physics, take-home activities - it's non-stop fun every day at Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) as visitors dive into a special summer edition of Science Alive. A
Michael Keaton to introduce Beetlejuice at the Dryden Theatre on June 8
Thursday, June 2, 2016 3:10 PM
It’s been said that if you say the word “Beetlejuice” three times, he will appear. Well get ready, Rochester! The George Eastman Museum has announced that Golden Globe Award winner, Academy Award
NY Wine & Culinary Center to Host Fulkerson Winemaker Dinner
Friday, May 27, 2016 11:24 AM
On Friday June 3rd, Finger Lakes winery Fulkerson Winery and the New York Wine & Culinary Center (NYWCC) will partner for a Winemaker dinner featuring Fulkerson’s award-winning wine selection, presented by their winemaker, paired with local fare prepared by NYWCC chefs.
Active Service Members Offered Free Admission to RMSC All Summer
Friday, May 27, 2016 9:37 AM by Visit Rochester
Active service members and up to five family members are offered free admission to the Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) from Memorial Day through Labor Day as RMSC becomes a Blue Star Museum.
George Eastman Museum announces Garden Vibes summer concerts
Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:11 AM by Visit Rochester
The Garden Vibes summer concert series at the George Eastman Museum is back for its 23rd year.
Rochester Cultural Institutions Honor David Bowie
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 11:43 AM
It’s only fitting that Rochester, N.Y., the city where the late David Bowie had a notorious brush with the authorities in 1976 , would honor the legendary entertainer’s legacy through two of the city’s leading cultural institutions. This month both the Rochester City Ballet and the George Eastman Museum will pay tribute to David Bowie through the arts.