Current Exhibitions

Currently on view

Full Belly II 2014Meleko Mokgosi: Pax Kaffraria

RoCo: February 3–March 19, 2017
MAG: February 19–May 7, 2017
See six Pax Kaffraria “chapters” at MAG; one chapter at Rochester Contemporary Art Center (RoCo). Mural-sized narratives of southern African culture.
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shown: Fully Belly II, 2014 (detail)

Hard Times and CulturesReflections on Place & Culture: Downey, Gower, Kluge

April 7–June 18, 2017
The Media Arts Watch gallery will be transformed into a screening room with works projected onto the walls by Terence Gower, Juan Downey, and Alexander Kluge. learn more
shown: Juan Downey, Hard Times and Culture (still)

Surface Series #53Robert Rauschenberg: Making History

Through April 30, 2017
Rauschenberg created work in the 1970’s that was considered Neo-Dada and foresaw the emergence of Pop Art in his use of commercial and Americana imagery and objectsArtist Robert Rauschenberg responded to the rise of mass-media culture during the 1950s and 1960s, by, as he famously declared, “working in the gap between art and life.” He did this by actually making mass media his artistic medium.
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shown: Surface Series #53 (from Currents), 1970. ©Estate of Robert Rauschenberg / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.

natehodge-web2Inhabited Space

Large-scale mural by Nate Hodge
in the Hurlbut Gallery 

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shown: Work in progress photo by James M. Via.

Lucy Burne Gallery Exhibitions


March 10–April 25, 2017
The Creative Workshop’s Late Winter/Early Spring Adult Student show is now on view in the Lucy Burne Gallery. We are showing works from the workshop’s wide variety of adult classes, including drawing, painting, ceramics, jewelry, and weaving.
shown: work by Karen Barber and Janet Zandy.


Centennial Sculpture Park

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shown: Albert Paley, Soliloquy (2013). Gift of the Cameros Family and Ann Mowris Mulligan, with additional support from Bank of America Charitable Foundation, FULL MEA5URE, the Herdle-Moore Fund, the Rubens Family Foundation, and the Clara and Edwin Strasenburgh Fund. Photo by Brandon Vick.