Member Parties & Perks

67th Rochester-Finger Lakes Members’ Opening Special Member Access

Opening Parties are complimentary events for members to celebrate new exhibitions the night before it opens to the public.

Members-celebrate the opening of MAG’s newest exhibition, the 67th Rochester-Finger Lakes exhibition! Every two years, Rochester’s oldest and longest-running juried exhibition showcases new work in all media by emerging and established artists in western and central New York.

Click here to reserve tickets for member-exclusive hours on Saturday, August 14 (coming soon).

Member exclusive hours:

  • 9 am–11 am
  • 5 pm–9 pm

Tickets are for one hour in the Docent Gallery exhibition space. You will receive a confirmation email with your e-tickets and visiting information.

During your visit, you will:

  • Have the chance to meet and speak with this year’s selected artists
  • Cast your vote for this year’s Harris Popular Vote Award winner
  • Receive a redeemable ticket for one food item from Brown Hound Downtown

Sponsored by the Gallery Council of the Memorial Art Gallery, the Rubens Family Foundation, and the Elaine P. and Richard U. Wilson Foundation. Additional support is provided by the Gouvernet Arts Fund at the Rochester Area Community Foundation, Chris and Mike Haefner, Dr. Karal Ann Marling, Pamela Miller Ness, and Paul Marc Ness, James and Marguerite Quinn, and an anonymous donor.

The exhibition is also made possible by the John D. Greene Endowment for Contemporary Exhibitions, the Thomas and Marion Hawks Memorial Fund, the Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Fund, and the Nancy R. Turner Fund for Special Exhibitions.

The Gallery Council of the Memorial Art Gallery


Visit our FAQs for online registration instructions, or contact us at or 585-276-8901 to RSVP by phone.

Explore photos of previous Opening Parties

Judith Schaechter | Monet’s Waterloo Bridge | Wendell Castle: Remastered

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