Press Releases

Below is a selection of recent 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. Please send requests to Meg Colombo (585-276-8934).

Community News



Money cannot measure benefits of the arts to society

Read the full editorial here, submitted by representatives of the University of Rochester’s art institutions. Jamal Rossi is Dean, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, Gloria Culver is Dean, School of Arts & Sciences, University of Rochester and Jonathan Binstock is Director of the Memorial Art Gallery.

A “Grand” commitment makes history at the Memorial Art Gallery

Jonathan Binstock, the Mary W. and Donald R. Clark Director of the Memorial Art Gallery at the University of Rochester, announced a $3.5 million commitment from a Rochester anonymous donor for the expansion, renovation, and perpetual support of the museum’s Grand Gallery. The gift is the largest the museum has received in its 104-year history.
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Grants, Publications and Collections News

Jonathan Binstock named Memorial Art Gallery director

Centennial Sculpture Park News

General information