Memorial Art Gallery

The Memorial Art Gallery

Established in 1913, The Memorial Art Gallery is the civic art museum of Rochester, New York. It is a part of the University of Rochester and involves the southern portion of the University’s previous Prince Street campus.

It is the point of convergence of fine arts activities in the locale and hosts the biennial Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition and the yearly Clothesline Festival.


The Permanent Collection of the Memorial Art Gallery – A Rochester Treasure
Since its founding in 1913, the Memorial Art Gallery’s collection has grown to more than 12,000 works of art.

Representing cultures from around the world and across millennia, the permanent collection is renowned for its breadth and its quality.

  • African
  • American Art
  • Ancient America
  • Ancient Art
  • Asian Art
  • European Art
  • Middle Eastern & Islamic Art
  • Native American Art
  • Oceanic Art


The Memorial Art Gallery conducts a lot of exhibitions throughout the year for the art lovers. You can check out the current and upcoming exhibition on its official website.

Memorial Art Gallery

Art Travel

This is for all the art lovers who would love to spend their day among the famous artworks and local artworks. These keep changing. So, to get the latest information please check the official website.

The Museum also conducts various creative workshops, concerts, fine craft shows, events for kids and a lot more…

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. What are the hours of a visit to the Memorial Art Gallery?
A. You can visit the Memorial Art Gallery on:

  • Wednesday–Sunday, 11 am–5 pm
  • Thursday, 11 am–9 pm
  • CLOSED Monday, Tuesday, and major holidays

Q. What is the location of the gallery?
A. The address is, Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
500 University Ave., Rochester NY 14607

Q. Is there an admission fee?
A. Yes, the admission fee chart is below

  • $15 general admission
  • $12 senior citizens (62+)
  • $6 college students with ID
  • $6 children 6–18
    FREE for **University of Rochester students, faculty and staff with current ID.
    FREE for children 5 and under
    *Half-price admission fee on Thursdays after 5 pm

Q. Is parking available on the gallery premises?
A. Yes, free visitor parking is available in the Gallery premises.

Q. How can I become a volunteer?
A. You can become a volunteer at the MAG and wide the horizon of skills and knowledge. Also, you make a lot of friends and make a vital contribution to the museum. For detailed information, please visit the official website.

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