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Congratulations to our 2022 Merit Award Winners! Rochester, NY, September 10, 2022 – Four artists were honored as Merit Award winners, including a First-Time Exhibitor Award at the 66th Annual M&T Bank Clothesline Festival, held September 10th and 11th at the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester. Winners were chosen from almost 300 […]

Congratulations to all accepted artists! Please note: for this year’s festival only, the expansion of our sculpture park on the west side of the grounds will affect artists in Zone D with a booth numbered in the 500s and 600s. Pavement requests will be relocated to another pavement area and grass requests will be relocated […]

Summer 2022 ARTiculate

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UBUHLE WOMEN PAUL GARLAND MAG VOICES CENTENNIAL SCULPTURE PARK ELLSWORTH KELLY ON VIEW IN THE DOCENT GALLERY Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence What is Ubuhle (pronounced Uh-Buk-lay)? The word Ubuhle means “beauty” in the Xhosa and Zulu languages and it describes the shimmering quality of light on glass that, for the Xhosa […]

MAG VOICES UP AGAINST THE WALL SKY HOPINKA SHAWN DUNWOODY MAG VOICES I’ve been coming to MAG for most of my life. I was raised in Fairport, NY, and have been a frequent visitor since my grade school years. These days, long gone are the field trips, and I now find myself on the other […]

MAG VOICES RENAISSANCE IMPRESSIONS KOTA EZAWA SALUT’S DAWGS EVOLVING ELC COMING SOON MAG VOICES Joan Morgan’s connection to the Memorial Art Gallery is long and deep. In 1966, at the invitation of Director Harris Pryor, Joan organized the volunteer docent program, running it out of her home for two years while the galleries were under […]

What a year. Like many institutions, the Memorial Art Gallery had to shut down in March 2020 because of COVID-19. But every member of our Board of Managers and staff deftly pivoted, moving through some pretty peculiar predicaments so that we could maintain—at the level our patrons expect—our position at the center of the conversation […]

OUR STORY THE STRATEGIC PATH FORWARD VIEW AS PDF THROUGH ART, MAG CONNECTS PEOPLE,INSPIRES FUN, AND IGNITES DISCOVERY. Our Story Founded over 100 years ago, with funds donated by Emily Sibley Watson in memory of her son, James G. Averell, “for the edification and enjoyment of the citizens of Rochester,” the Memorial Art Gallery (MAG) […]