We are all committed to the health and wellness of our staff, volunteers, and visitors, and to taking all necessary steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. As a result, MAG, the Creative Workshop, and Brown Hound Downtown will close to the public temporarily and until further notice as of 5:00 pm today, March 13, 2020.

Brown Hound Downtown cooks for the James Beard House! Read the story in the Democrat & Chronicle.

Fresh, local, creative dining and catering! Phone 585.506.9725. Email us!
Online Reservations are now available. Click here

Our selections vary weekly depending on the availability of fresh, local products. These menus will just give you an idea of what we have to offer ~ be sure to ask about the specials!

!NEW! Hours

Café & Bakery
Wednesday-Sunday 10 am to 3 pm; Thursdays until 8 pm
Counter Service: Baked goods, breakfast sandwiches, soups, salads, wraps, coffee, espresso, cold drinks

Bistro & Lounge
Wednesday-Friday 11 am to 2 pm, Saturday & Sunday 10 am to 3 pm
Full service: lunch, brunch, full bar

Happy Hour in the Lounge
Thursdays 5 pm to 8 pm
Order at the bar: light fare and bar specials!

Bistro Brunch Saturday and Sunday
Reservations requested
10 am – 3 pm

Gift Certificates Available!

Get some MAG WAGGERS for your favorite floof. On sale at Brown Hound Bakery and THE STORE @ MAG. All natural and local ingredients. $10 for a one pound bag.

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The Memorial Art Gallery is a premier wedding and celebration destination that is equally well suited for business meetings or conferences in Rochester. Whether you are joining us for brunch, a wedding celebration or a business workshop, you can be confident that you will be satisfied both body and soul with our hyper-local menu. We have some exciting new spaces that offer intimate settings for special meetings and corporate events as well as new menus for catering.


    • Stop by on Thursday evening from 5 to 8 pm. Visit the museum (offering half-price admission* and open until 9 pm); shop THE STORE @ MAG; enjoy wine, beer and food for purchase.
    • The museum and Brown Hound is also open on select $5 Fridays from 5-9 pm.

*thanks in part to Monroe County