Memorial Art Gallery

Connections: Discussing arts education with leaders from the Memorial Art Gallery

The Memorial Art Gallery has a new director of academic programs. Dr. Nile Blunt brings his national and international experience in museum and arts...
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Mon, 11/23/2020 - 10:15am
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The Warhol exhibit: A serious message delivered by ridiculous cows

It was 1966, and Armand Schaubroeck was ready for his close-up. “He had us sit on that couch that’s on The Velvet Underground album,” Schaubroeck says. ...
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Wed, 10/28/2020 - 8:13am
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MAG’s Clothesline Festival goes virtual

The Memorial Art Gallery’s 2020 Clothesline Festival, originally scheduled for September 12-13, will be held exclusively online as a week-long event...
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Fri, 07/31/2020 - 10:54am
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Arts organizations increase access during COVID-19 shutdowns

Earlier this month, people around the world sat down to watch "Hamilton" -- the Broadway musical phenomenon written by Lin-Manuel Miranda about the...
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Thu, 07/23/2020 - 9:28am
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Local museums and cultural attractions get ready for reopening under Phase 4

Three of Rochester’s largest cultural attractions: the Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester Museum and Science Center, and The Strong National Museum of Play...
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Fri, 06/26/2020 - 11:21am
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Museums, and Judith Schaechter's glass link in the broken arts chain

Had it been a minute faster, or a minute slower, on a 2,825-mile journey, the Titanic might have been just another passenger ship that never met an...
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Wed, 05/06/2020 - 12:16pm
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Memorial Art Gallery, Strong, RMSC, Eastman Museum join list of arts closings

Four of Rochester’s biggest museums -- the Memorial Art Gallery, The Strong the Rochester Museum & Science Center and George Eastman Museum--...
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Fri, 03/13/2020 - 2:31pm
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Joe Pug's tenuous grasp on reality; stained glass with an edge

Two questions into this phone interview, where Joe Pug is at his home in Maryland, he's called away to an emergency. "I have to go poopy." A few minutes...
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Wed, 02/12/2020 - 4:40am
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A partnership formed to help honor the life of Frederick Douglass

There’s a new partnership in an effort to bring a strong, multi-media focus on the life of Frederick Douglass. The famed abolitionist, who spent years...
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Thu, 02/21/2019 - 3:21am
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The Memorial Art Gallery highlights Monet's "Waterloo Bridge" series

The Memorial Art Gallery already has three Monet’s, and one of those paintings relates to the series the famed French impressionist did of Waterloo...
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Thu, 10/11/2018 - 11:25am
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