Current Exhibitions

Passover Matzos

Fabric of Survival: The Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz

August 17–December 2, 2018
Esther Nisenthal Krinitz was 12 in 1939 when the Nazis came to her Polish village. She remembers every detail through a series of exquisitely embroidered fabric collages. Her art is an eyewitness account of tragedy and healing. Listen in to the Rochester Jewish Film Festival interview on Connections with WXXI’s Evan Dawson.
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Shown: Passover Matzos, (detail) Embroidery and fabric collage, 1998.


Bruce Nauman: No, No, New Museum

August 3–October 6, 2018
Bruce Nauman’s No, No, New Museum is an iconic work of video art from the 1980s by one of the medium’s most influential practitioners. Its exhibition at MAG is made possible by a partnership with Art Bridges—arts patron Alice Walton’s effort to share outstanding works of American art with museums across the country.
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shown: Bruce Nauman (American, b. 1941)
No, No, New Museum, 1987
Videotape (color, sound), 62 minutes
© Art Bridges

No No New Museum


Work in Progress with Sarah C Rutherford

Sarah C. Rutherford

Through December 2018
New work by Sarah C. Rutherford, Her Voice Carries| Prelude is now on view in the Hurlbut Gallery. This work is part of her #HerVoiceCarries series, an art project on view throughout Rochester, featuring Rochester women who are changing their individual and collective worlds.
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Lucy Burne Gallery in the Creative Workshop

  • Creative Workshop Faculty Show
    [through September 21]
  • The Enigmatic Imagination of John Kastner
    [October 1- 31]
  • Kid’s Canine Creations at Brown Hound Downtown [through September 29]

Jim Sanborn

Argentum: Double-Positive

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Argentum: Double-Positive, a new light sculpture by Jim Sanborn, is tested for the first time at University of Rochester’s Memorial Art Gallery June 22, 2017. // photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester.


Centennial Sculpture Park

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shown: detail, Albert Paley, Soliloquy (2013). Gift of the Cameros Family and Ann Mowris Mulligan, with additional support from Bank of America Charitable Foundation, FULL MEA5URE, the Herdle-Moore Fund, the Rubens Family Foundation, and the Clara and Edwin Strasenburgh Fund.
photo: Brandon Vick.

Paley-Soliloquy