Upcoming Exhibitions

ROC-FLX | Marling | Mucha | Path to Paradise 


66th Rochester Finger Lakes


June 16–September 15, 2019

The Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition (ROC-FLX), the oldest juried exhibition in Rochester, was postponed in 2017 to accommodate the expansion and renovation of the museum’s Docent Gallery. The summer of 2019 will mark the 66th installation when we will celebrate and showcase the talents of emerging and established artists from a 27-county region.
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Karal Ann Marling - Rehab

Rochester Americana: The Watercolors of Karal Ann Marling

August 2–October 27, 2019
Drawing on her illustrious career as a scholar of American art and popular culture, the watercolor paintings of Karal Ann Marling express her unique and colorful perspective on her intimate home spaces, her hometown of Rochester, and in particular her 19th Ward neighborhood.

shown: Karal Ann Marling, Rehab?


The Seasons - series

Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau

October 13, 2019–January 19, 2020
Mucha is most often remembered for the prominent role he played in shaping the aesthetics of French Art Nouveau at the turn of the 20th century. learn more

Sponsored by the Elaine P. and Richard U. Wilson Foundation and the Gallery Council of the Memorial Art Gallery, with additional support from the Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Fund.

shown: Alphonse Mucha, The Seasons (series), 1896.


The Path to Paradise: Judith Schaechter’s Stained-Glass Art

February 15–May 24, 2020
The Path to Paradise is the first survey and major scholarly assessment of this groundbreaking artist’s 37-year career. Organized by the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, the exhibition will be on view in Rochester from February 15 through May 24, 2020, after which it will travel to two additional venues in the United States. Drawn from both private and institutional collections, The Path to Paradise will feature approximately 45 of Judith Schaechter’s stained-glass panels along with a selection of related drawings and process materials.

shown: Judith Schaechter, The Battle of Carnival and Lent, (detail) 2010-2011, stained, engraved and painted glass.

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