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Memorial Art Gallery

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great wall art exhibit by a Holocaust survivor

I loved the exhibit of about 20 or 30 framed works of art in which the artist embroidered the story... read more

Reviewed today
Cynthia F
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
Museum of Art, etc.

Lots of arts and they have some sort of cultural activities during different times. They also have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rochester, New York
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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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500 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1414
+1 585-276-8900
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Reviewed today

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 Cynthia F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shared the wonderful variety of the Memorial Art Gallery with a college art student. We spent hours looking and discussing; she was delighted with our Gallery.

Thank Margaret F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No matter what your taste in art, you can find something here. From the interesting sculptures outside to the building itself to the artwork inside there is something for everyone. Be sure to check out the organ as well as the artwork.

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Such a very good museum. I've been in many, but this one worth a visit! The staff is very attentive! Worth a visit!

Thank taylelumaol
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This wonderful museum has a misleading name . The permanent collection is a great array with a large ethnic section that includes great Native American masks and Mayan artifacts. They feature contemporary art both local and national artists in their changing exhibits. They have excellent...More

Thank Ava C
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

So many different things in there to see and experience. Some replicas...... But overall the museum part is gorgeous and we had a very pleasant day at the MAG. Everyone that worked there was friendly and helpful which enhanced the experience.

Thank FoxJT
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This gallery has it all - sculptures, classics, moders, and a fantastic cafe. Perfect for brunch! Check the collection for what classics are in currently.

Thank SpreheG
Reviewed 26 May 2018

These days you can always find video art and art installations at MAG. There is a Bill Viola installation there now, which is incredible. Any city or museum would be proud. And an video inspired by the original monster movie, Nosferatu, from 1922, a silent...More

Thank Josh547
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I taught adult figure drawing and children's ceramics classes here for years. I love this place and go whenever I can. Great collections and touring exhibitions. Wonderful Cafe and Gift Store. Excellent classes for adults and children, evenings and Saturdays. Don't Miss Village Gate Artist...More

Thank Ava C
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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