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Memorial Art Gallery

500 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607
585-473-7720
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Ranked #11 of 61 Attractions in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
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Rochester, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

I attended"Devour Rochester" at the gallery. Beautiful venue and wonderful surroundings for tasting various artisan producers of food and wine in Rochester. If you go, make sure you visit the organ that's was rescued and restored.

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Lovely collection spanning art history. Really readable and engaging labels, especially in the American collection and the newer exhibits. It took me about two hours to see everything, so it's not the kind of art museum where you get sick of it long before you're willing to stop making yourself look at things. Thursday evenings have slashed ticket prices.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Certainly worth the visit - very comprehensive and broad collection. The Maxwell Parish is breathtaking.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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98 reviews 98 reviews
34 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I love the intimacy of the building. One is not overwhelmed. Walk through the entire collection in one day, then go back to savor your favorites. Excellent cafe. Good educational programs, family events. Wonderful Art Exhibitions and Lectures. Fabulous gift shop !

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Rochester, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Memorial Art Gallery is a great place to take your kids or family and friends. Well run museum with local artists, featured artists, food and store. Love visiting several times a year.

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Galleries are marked with the names of individuals not shown in the site plan given out at reception. Some galleries difficult to follow logically. The guided tour is once a day at inconvenient times. 7pm!!

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Rochester, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This museum has many things to offer. Priceless collections, traveling exhibits and many contributors that make this a stand out in the art world. You will not be disappointed if you stop in

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Rochester, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We went for a food and wine festival and really enjoyed it. The gallery itself for art is limited and I would like to see more art. The location is good and I think they can do more with it.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I always liked MAG, a little gem of museum, offering a nice sampling of many segments of classic and contemporary art. The recent renovation made the surrounding even nicer: the museum looks more accessible and modern than before. The staff is kind and knowledgeable: they keep up with technology more than most other area museums. Their own app is nice,... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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129 reviews 129 reviews
46 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I love the MAG! They host weddings and have wonderful gardens and architecture. They have a small theater to see live events and great art exhibits.

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