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Memorial Art Gallery

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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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  • Description Corporate receptions, annual meetings and retreats Employee recognition receptions Conferences and seminars Holiday parties Community meetings Rehearsal dinners Wedding ceremonies and receptions Retirement and anniversary parties Bridal and baby showers Music recitals Lectures
  • Largest Room 477
  • Reception Capacity 477
  • Space Notes Picturesque surroundings in an accessible city location Flexible meeting spaces Fine dining and full-service gourmet catering Private viewing of the museum Ample free parking
  • 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

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until December 5, 2021

June 25–December 5, 2021

This exhibition showcases David Z. Friedberg’s recent generous gift to MAG of his collection of late 19th- and early 20th-century prints. Many are by the innovative French


Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until August 8, 2021

Tara Merenda Nelson: FourMats

May 28–August 8, 2021

Tara Merenda Nelson’s (b. 1975) handmade cinema is not about showing the world as it is but about offering a cinematic encounter with that world.


Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until November 14, 2021

“To Help People See”: The Art of G. Peter Jemison

March 12–November 14, 2021

Multimedia artist G. Peter Jemison (Seneca, Heron Clan), has had a career that spans decades and nations, influencing


Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until October 17, 2021

67th Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition

August 15–October 17, 2021

Every two years, Rochester’s oldest and longest-running juried exhibition showcases new work in all media by emerging and established


Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until July 31, 2022

August 15–August 2022

Young Salut’s arresting bright pastels and amorphous shapes capture the humor and absurdity of everyday life through the lens of an optimistic young child. For the next


August 19, 2021

ROC the Finger Lakes DeTOUR℠ with Amanda Chestnut
Thursday August 19, 2021 | 6 pm | $20 | PURCHASE TICKETS

Our Flower City is home to some of the best murals, festivals, and artists in the country.


until February 11, 2022

ARTsocial is back!

Select Fridays at 6:15 pm | $20 per 2 hour art session | PURCHASE TICKETS

Friday, August 20, Gather your friends for a fun, quick art experience. Join Amy J. Fisher for Illuminating


September 11, 2021 - September 12, 2021

September 11 & 12, 2021 YES! IN PERSON! – on MAG Grounds

For more than 60 years, the M&T Bank Clothesline Festival has been Rochester’s biggest art festival and MAG’s largest annual fundraiser and


Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until February 6, 2022

Renaissance Impressions: 16th-Century Master Prints from the Kirk Edward Long Collection

November 14, 2021–February 6, 2022

Renaissance Impressions, which includes 82 masterworks in varying techniques


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