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Memorial Art Gallery

500 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1414
+1 585-276-8900
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Rent the guided tour, for additional information. I am not schooled I the arts and found this... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Joyce J
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Rochester, New York
So much to see at the MAG

This gallery was way more impressive than I initially expected it to be. The collection included... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Albina2
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Hamilton, Canada
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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 Centennial Sculpture Park, the Gallery's 14-acre campus has been transformed into a spectacular urban space that is a destination for Rochesterians and visitors alike.
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500 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-1414
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Rent the guided tour, for additional information. I am not schooled I the arts and found this helppful

Thank Joyce J
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This gallery was way more impressive than I initially expected it to be. The collection included some quite famous artists. A lot of art by women which is unusual in most art galleries!

Thank Albina2
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

This Gallery is a hidden Gem. Rochester would not be the place I would have thought of as a great location for art - beyond the idea of the art collections of the father's of Industry...This gallery must be curated by a feminist/queer identified person,...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2017

The residents of Rochester (and surrounding) have a fine taste for art (and craft) as evidenced in the MAG collection and associated gift shop.

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Reviewed 23 June 2017

All the exhibits are great. The exhibits are well worth the price of admission. I was so impressed with my most recent visit that I signed up for a membership and I encourage others to do so as well.

Thank cath27x
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

This mid-sized regional art museum offers an enjoyable 2 to 3 hours of art treasure experiences of some really famous artists (Matisse, Pollock, Monet, El Greco...). The first floor houses American, Contemporary Art and a small collection of Africa, Oceanic and the America's Art. A...More

Thank John N
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

A true hidden gem. Amazing art in a great building. The displays do change from time to time and the cafe is quite nice. I personally love the second floor though there is some truly excellent work on the lower levels. And the courtyard is...More

Thank TravelinRobT
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

fun fact, some of the art at the gallery was from George Eastman, what you see at his grand home is re-productions. Monet is here, some American history art. worth seeing. forget about cell phones, you get to talk to each other here!

Thank terriavallone
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

First time in Rochester, solicited the opinion of a native, as to what to visit if one only had a couple of free hours in Rochester, their suggestion was the Memorial Art Gallery. Excellent suggestion and choice. I have visited numerous art museums in large...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Terrific regional spot--friendly, warm, inviting and stunning. A hidden gem. There is always something terrific and lively to see among the special exhibitions, and the permanent collection is encyclopedic, charming, and a true respite.

Thank Josh547
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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
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