Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester

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#5 of 7 in Museums in Rochester
The Gallery’s permanent collection of more than 12,000 objects has been called the best balanced in the state outside of metropolitan New York City. Explore the Gallery's permanent collection at http://magart.rochester.edu. In addition to its collection, the Gallery offers a year-round schedule of temporary exhibitions, lectures, concerts, tours and family activities.
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  • The MAG always has interesting exhibits as well as the paintings and sculptures in their own collection. You can find many classical artists as well as current ones.  more »
  • This art gallery is absolutely beautiful with many contemporary and medieval pieces. The Fountain Room is breathtaking. The culture and history in this gallery far exceeded my expectations for a small...  more »
  • Very select in their pieces, and often have only 1 per artist. Be sure to go up to the second floor for the exhibits since there are some beautiful terra cotta pieces.  more »
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  • Spectacular community resource. Wonderful displays, events, range of shows. Just wish you'd chosen a different photo as the lead; all one sees is the boring backsides of people gathered ! Please - make an immediate shift to attract visitors !
  • Great asset for Rochester. Many ancient artifacts & art works from all ages. Nice gift shop. 10% off with membership, which helps. Friendly helpful staff in the gift shop, which I appreciate. I bought a nice art piece walking cane for my 83 year old dad (See pix), & I got 10% due to being a member. I also bought Xmas stuff at 75% off.
  • Absolutely fantastic. Extremely well curated, it feels like a much larger museum. There was an organ demonstration that was totally unique and the variety of art on display makes this suitable for almost anyone. Plan on spending at least 2 hours here, though you could easily spend 4 hours or more.
  • A delightful small museum with some very interesting pictures and sculptures, including the only Italian Baroque organ in the US , which they have concerts on. We visited mainly to see a featured exhibit but got reacquainted with the collection. We had a snack in the restaurant which was pleasant and not too expensive for lunch.
  • Easy to get to from the Inner Loop, good price for what’s offered and a lot of fascinating pieces. Good mix of paintings, sculptures and more. Well worth the visit
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