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Memorial Art Gallery

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. 

500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607




Friday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; closed Monday and Tuesday




Upcoming Events

Monet’s Waterloo Bridge: Vision and Process

October 7, 2018–January 6, 2019: This small but powerful focused exhibition of Claude Monet’s “Waterloo Bridge” series will include the stellar example from...

Friday, December 14
Modern Czech Photography: A Portfolio

The portfolio Modern Czech Photography (Moderní česká fotografie) is a rare and powerful body of work by some of the most important mid-century Czech...

Friday, December 14 11:00am
Seeing in Color and Black-and-White

Developed as a companion to Monet’s Waterloo Bridge: Vision and Process, this exhibition features artists such as Josef Albers, Victor Vasarely, and Jesús...

Friday, December 14 11:00am
The Way Things Go

From 1979 to 2012, the Swiss duo of Peter Fischli (b. 1952) and David Weiss (1946–2012) created a distinctly humorous body of multimedia work that employed...

Friday, December 14 11:00am
Friday Docent-led Tours

Docent-led tours. Learn more about our permanent collection. Included with museum admission. Meet at the Admission Desk.

Friday, December 14 1:00pm

Recent Events

Alternative Music Film

Thursday, December 13, 2018

A History of MAGic DeTOUR℠ (*)

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Docent-led Tour

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Art & Story Stroll - Giving

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Modern Czech Photography: A Portfolio

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Recent Activity

Manish Dixit

Manish Dixit left a positive review Thursday, November 15, 2018

Loved hearing the stories of women in our community leading and making Rochester a better place for all. Sarah's murals are a must see.

When She Rises

When She Rises left a positive review Sunday, October 8, 2017

I really enjoyed the performance by Jame Duffy school #12 & the cultural displays were informative.

Memorial Art Gallery

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