Celebration Series

All are welcome!

Several times each year, the Memorial Art Gallery opens its doors and offers Rochester area families and community members the opportunity to learn more about specific cultures. These events for all ages feature hands-on art activities, music and dance demonstrations, storytelling, and a variety of cultural displays. Suggested donation $5 per group.

Hispanic-Latino Heritage Celebration ~ Cultural Expressions

Sunday, October 14, 2018 | noon-5 pm
Schedule of Events

Jewish Heritage Celebration

Sunday, November 11, 2018 | noon-5 pm
Memories of Survival | 2 pm
Bernice Steinhardt (Art and Remembrance, Inc., 2010) will speak on her trip with her mother, Esther Nisenthal Krinitz, to Poland in the 1990’s. In an effort to remember, and to heal, Esther embroidered her story into fabric panels, now on view at MAG. In Memories of Survival, her daughter Bernice adds insightful narrative to each panel.

Kwanzaa Celebration ~ Nia (nee-AH) Purpose

Sunday, December 30, 2018 | 5-8 pm
Each of Kwanzaa’s seven days is dedicated to one principle, named in Swahili. Translated, they are unity; self-determination; collective work and responsibility; cooperative economics; purpose; creativity; and faith.
In partnership with the Rochester Kwanzaa Coalition.

Black History Month Celebration

Sunday, February 10, 2019 | noon-5 pm

Asian Pacific Heritage Celebration

Sunday, May 12, 2019 | noon-5 pm

Read this article from the Democrat and Chronicle.
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photo credits, top, left to right: Angie Collazo, EdySanzo, Laura Toribio, Brandon Vic