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Memorial Art Gallery

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Fine collection!

A broad sampling of art from ancient Egypt, Greece & Rome, Asia. Paintings, sculptures, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rochester, New York
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Wonderful assortment of art work

My daughter love coming here every couple of months. They have a nice assortment of art work... read more

Reviewed 2 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A broad sampling of art from ancient Egypt, Greece & Rome, Asia. Paintings, sculptures, and artifacts from medieval Europe through the 21tst century offer a sense of shifting styles through the centuries. Several rotating galleries feature visiting collections, so there's always something new to see....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter love coming here every couple of months. They have a nice assortment of art work, anything from modern to impressionist. We enjoy being able to view the different mediums. She's taken a couple of summer classes here also. The prices might be high...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 17, 2018

This is an outstanding Gallery, with many dimensions of art and history. I went to view the Monet exhibit, but was shocked when I saw how huge this place is and how many famous works of art, and many . many exhibits they had. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 15, 2018

A nice take on a cloudy, chilly afternoon in November. The pavilion area is a nice spot for relaxing with a cup of coffee.

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed December 11, 2018

My wife and I have been here several times over the past ten years. It has a generally nice, but not compelling collection It offers a pleasant way to spend an hour or two, but you won’t miss much if you skip it to see...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

The changing exhibition gives many options for all art lovers. Great classes for all age groups. Monet exhibit is amazing.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

This is a small museum with a varied selection of art work. It is just enough to give you a taste. We enjoyed the Monet exhibit and the Esther Nisenthal Krinitz embroidery room. We were there on a Saturday shortly after opening and it was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

This museum has a wide and varied collection, with many famous and not-so-famous artists represented. The Monet exhibit was interesting, and I had a lot of fun with the interactive displays at the end. I really enjoyed the Esther Nisenthal Krinitz exhibit and the media...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank theresel833
Reviewed November 14, 2018

I've lived in Rochester my whole life and had never visited this museum. For a smaller Art gallery, I found it was very nice! The Monet exhibit was very educational and I enjoyed the hands on approach to learning about his works. I would visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tracees2018
Reviewed November 3, 2018

We did a self walking tour of the Museum with a focus on the Monet exhibit. We learned about the fastidiousness of Monet and his dedication to his art. The exhibit featured his works in London on the Waterloo Bridge primarily. The signage helped considerably...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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August 19, 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