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Memorial Art Gallery

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Nice visit

I've lived in Rochester my whole life and had never visited this museum. For a smaller Art... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tracee S
Rochester, New York
Don't Miss the Monet Exhibit

We did a self walking tour of the Museum with a focus on the Monet exhibit. We learned about the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Essex, Vermont
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A visit to the Memorial Art Gallery is a journey through more than 5,000 years of art history. From the relics of antiquity to works in the vanguard of contemporary movements, the Gallery offers a panorama of the world's art. With the completion of...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
500 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1414
+1 585-276-8900
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I've lived in Rochester my whole life and had never visited this museum. For a smaller Art gallery, I found it was very nice! The Monet exhibit was very educational and I enjoyed the hands on approach to learning about his works. I would visit...More

Thank Tracee S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a self walking tour of the Museum with a focus on the Monet exhibit. We learned about the fastidiousness of Monet and his dedication to his art. The exhibit featured his works in London on the Waterloo Bridge primarily. The signage helped considerably...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Art lovers will enjoy a few hours observing and learning about the history of art and artists in the Upstate New York area.

Thank RandalAlexander
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first visit to MAG won't be my last as this museum has an extensive collection and connects well with local history and expertise. I loved the Harriet Tubman model that highlighted the history of the region. The current special exhibition on Monet brought together...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful art gallery! Both the permanent and traveling exhibits were excellent. The highlight of our visit was the temporary exhibit -Fabric of Survival. Gripping story of a Jewish family during the Nazi invasion of Poland, recapped as intricately detailed embroidered quilts. Words can...More

Thank Liz W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Rochester Treasure, the “MAG” is located in some of the original buildings of the University of Rochester. There is an outside Sculpture Park to get you in the mood. Inside the outstanding permanent collection of world art is a wonderful mix of styles and...More

Thank CaptnGphs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Re-focousing on local tallet is a great addition to also bringing in world class traveling shows. the new director is doing a great job of re-engaging our community.

Thank Robert Bruce L
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Perfect sized museum when you have limited time but want to see good art. Some real treasures in the ancient art section, and an excellent traveling show by a WW2 refugee. A little expensive to get in, but they do take NARM (I did not...More

Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed 20 September 2018

I loved the exhibit of about 20 or 30 framed works of art in which the artist embroidered the story of her experiences during and after the Holocaust. Very moving. I'm not sure if that exhibit is a temporary exhibit or part of the museum's...More

Thank 179cynthiaf
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Lots of arts and they have some sort of cultural activities during different times. They also have Friday deal offer. On September, they the clothesline festival where different artist showcase and sell their crafts.

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20 August 2015|
Response from Frank S | Reviewed this property |
Dear Meg@MAG, This query might have come to me by mistake since TPK31 is not my handle. I'm a great fan of MAG, and when I reviewed it on Tripadvisor I gave it all the high marks it deserves. Good work, MAG. Frank