Upcoming Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibitions

Coming SoonSarah C. Rutherford

Beginning June 2017
Stay tuned. New work by Sarah C. Rutherford is coming to this space in early June. It is part of her #HerVoiceCarries series, an art project featuring Rochester women who are changing their individual and collective worlds.

Charles Atlas:
Here she is… v1

June 30 – September 17, 2017
This single-channel video installation features Lady Bunny, an iconic drag performer. She speaks on politics and current events, dances and lip-syncs. She is a vivid presence, especially considering the wall-size scale of the video.

shown: Here she is…v1 (detail) 2015.
© Charles Atlas; Courtesy of the artist and Luhring Augustine, New York.

r-flx-2019Rochester Finger Lakes

The Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition (RFLX) will be cancelled for 2017 to accommodate the expansion and renovation of the museum’s Grand Gallery. The RFLX will return to MAG as scheduled in the summer of 2019.
read the press release

Night at Nihonboshi 1881

Kiyochika & Japan, Transformed:
Prints from the Arthur Miller Collection

August 25–December 10, 2017
Rather than depicting the colorful cityscapes of traditional woodblock prints from the Edo period, Kiyochika focused on the transformative effects of light and shadow, depicting his subjects, from both the old and new worlds, at dawn, dusk, and night.
shown: Kobayashi Kiyochika, Night at Nihonboshi, 1881

Rainforest IV

September 6–10, 2017
An interactive, percussive installation created with the Eastman School of Music. Originally conceived by sound artist and pianist David Tudor in 1973, Rainforest IV is a sonic environment made of sculptural objects suspended in space and fitted with electric transducers, turning them into resonant sound objects.

Wendell Castle Remastered

October 8–December 31, 2017
This exhibition is the first to showcase the digitally crafted works of Wendell Castle, acclaimed figure of the American art furniture movement. It will feature approximately 40 works of art, including several historically important examples that inspired his latest achievements.

shown: Blanket Chest, 1963. Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester: The Mr. and Mrs. Sibley Watson Purchase Award, Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition.