Facility Rental

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Hold Your Event at MAG

Dramatic architecture. Great works of art. Unparalleled service. The meeting spaces and amenities at the Memorial Art Gallery give you the opportunity to create an event your guests or coworkers will remember for years to come.

  • 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

Celebrate your milestones in one of Rochester’s most beautiful architectural landmarks. Whether you’re planning a business event, family gathering or special occasion, the Gallery can cater to your individual needs. We host:

  • 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

View pictures of our facilities set up for weddings and special events.

Contact us about hosting your special event
For more information or to set up an appointment, please email your inquiry to our events team or by phone at 585.276.8950.

Corporate pARTners receive special room rental discounts:

Benefits for corporate pARTners at the $1,000+ levels include access to Gallery rooms* for corporate events. Please contact the Events Office at 585-276-8949 for details.
View a complete list of corporate pARTners benefits here (pdf) or call 585-276-8936 for additional pARTner information.


For a wedding or special event consultation and tour of the facilities, call the Events Office at 585-276-8950 or contact us with details of your event. 

Gallery Auditorium
Capacity: 296
Handicapped accessible and equipped for the hearing impaired

Event in the M&T Ballroom at the Memorial Art Gallery

M&T Bank Ballroom
Capacity: 223 (sit-down events) to 477 (receptions)

Event in the Bausch & Lomb Parlor

Bausch & Lomb Parlor
Capacity: 50*

Watson Veranda

Capacity: 69*


Lynne Lovejoy Parlor
Capacity: 47*

Vanden Brul Pavilion
Capacity: 200*

* Room capacity may vary depending on set-up.