Past MAGsocial Events

Cocktails with Creatives

Thursday, June 2 | 5:30-8:30 pm

Cocktails with Creatives brings fun, passionate people together to share their ideas, works, thoughts, and love of the arts with the Rochester community.

This event will feature cocktails, music, and mingling with our favorite MC, John Magnus Champlin, and artists Lavonne Barfield, Xavier Everson, and Unique Fair-Smith. Hear each artist talk about their perspectives on art and the local creative community. Tickets include complimentary hors d’oeuvres and museum admission. ASL interpretation for the presentations will be provided.

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Bunny Hop

Sunday, April 3 | 11 am-2 pm

Grab your little ones and hop on over to MAG for a fun-filled afternoon of art, music, creativity, and connection! This event includes museum admission, storytime with The Submarine School of Music at 11:30 am and 12:30 pm, the Seneca Park ZooMobile from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, arts and crafts, a movie (Zootopia), and more.

Robert Varon & Gavin Gray Jazz Duo

Thursday, March 17, 2022 | 6-6:30 pm and 7-7:30 pm
Memorial Art Gallery, Vanden Brul Pavilion

Enjoy a concert performance by local musicians Robert Varon and Gavin Gray in the Vanden Brul Pavilion at MAG. No registration required.

Robert Varon has been on the Rochester music scene as a freelancer for several years now, specializing in jazz and rock styles. He is currently attending the Eastman School of Music as an undergraduate for a Jazz Guitar BM degree.

Gavin Gray is a bassist from West Hartford, Connecticut. In high school, Gavin was an assistant principal in the All Nationals Symphony Orchestra, a National YoungArts Jazz winner, recipient of the Essentially Ellington Outstanding Bassist award, and a member of the 2019 Vail Jazz Workshop, where he had the opportunity to study with the great John Clayton. Gavin has had the opportunity to perform with artists such as Christian McBride, Ingrid Jensen, Marshall Gilkes, Sherman Irby, Ted Nash, Elliot Mason, the New York Voices, Alexa Tarantino, and others. This past summer, he performed at the Jazz at Aspen Snowmass festival in Aspen, Colorado. He currently attends Eastman School of Music for Jazz and Contemporary Media Studies and frequently performs in the Rochester area.

Renaissance Sundays

MAG Renaissance

Renaissance Sundays | Included with museum admission
November 14, 2021
December 5, 2021
January 9, 2022
February 6, 2022

Let the Renaissance enchant you during our Renaissance Sundays each month, November through February, with live music in the Renaissance Impressions: Sixteenth-Century Master Prints from the Kirk Edward Long Collection exhibition, era-inspired arts & crafts, a special menu from Brown Hound Downtown, virtual and in-person presentations, and more. Brought to you by MAGsocial and MCC’s On the Edge Drama Troupe.

Mini Monster MAGic

Saturday, October 23, 2021 | 12-4 pm

Grab your little ones for a bewitching afternoon of Halloween fun at MAG’s Mini Monster MAGic! This event includes museum admission, storytime with The Submarine School of Music at 1 and 3 pm, trick-or-treating throughout the museum, arts and crafts, a movie, and more. Costumes are strongly encouraged!