In accordance with the American Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) resolution of 1/25/2016 supporting the College Art Association’s Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts as the interim standard and guidance for the art museum field, the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester (MAG) adopts the CAA Code of Best Practices in Fair Use in its provision of digital images of works of art in the Gallery’s collection for reference and scholarship, in support of educational programming, and for purposes of publicity for MAG events and programs via traditional and social media.

Permission to reproduce images from the collection for educational or other uses may be requested from the Gallery’s Curatorial Department. If the object is still under copyright, additional permission from the artist and/or their representative will be required. For more information, please contact:

Schauber, Kerry
Curatorial Research Assistant//Rights & Reproductions
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
585.473.6266 (fax)

Materials Fees

Digital images (one time use only)$100
New photography, as necessary (minimum fee)$100

Use Fees

Processing Fee$25
Film, Video, Television$250
Commercial products (calendars, note cards, postcards, poster, merchandise, etc.)$200

Print, CD-ROM, and Web publications

Non-Profit Rate*$50
Commercial Rate$100
Institutions borrowing a MAG work for exhibitionFee waived
Dissertation/ThesisFee waived
Cover/dust jacket (Additional fee)$100

* Non-profit rate is defined as non-profit publishing (museum, university, educational non-profit institutions) with a print run under 2000 copies.

Additional Language uses

Two languages (English and one other)$175
Three languages (English and two others)$225
World rights$300