Below is a selection of press releases about Memorial Art Gallery exhibitions and programs. Members of the media who would like additional information or publication-quality images should contact the public relations office.

We will gladly offer access to the museum to support press work related to MAG and its collections, please contact MAG’s Director of Marketing & Engagement to coordinate admission.


  • Memorial Art Gallery Launches “Media Arts Watch” Led by Former Smithsonian Curator John G. Hanhardt

    Experience Media Arts Watch at The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester (MAG). MAG has hired world-renowned authority on the moving image John G. Hanhardt, as consulting senior curator of media arts to launch the museum’s new Media Arts Watch initiative. The inaugural exhibition Bodies in Space is now on view. A special…

  • Memorial Art Gallery Commissions Large-Scale Mural by WALL/THERAPY Artist Nate Hodge

    Last year, as Memorial Art Gallery director Jonathan Binstock was driving along Atlantic Avenue, he passed an artist hard at work on a colorful large-scale mural. City and Sky is part of WALL\THERAPY, a city-wide public art project that is working to energize blank walls in downtown areas. Binstock was so impressed that he asked…

  • Memorial Art Gallery Launches LIGHT SPILL: An Installation by Gibson + Recoder

    Experience Media Arts Watch at The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester (MAG): Light Spill, an installation by artists Gibson + Recoder. Media Arts Watch is curated by world-renowned authority on the moving image, John G. Hanhardt, consulting senior curator of media arts for the MAG. Light Spill, the second of four planned…