Memorial Art Gallery
A visit to the MAG 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, founded in 1913 by Emily Sibley Watson as a memorial to her son, architect James Averell, was given in trust to the University of Rochester and is one of the few university-affiliated art museums in the country that also serve as community art museums. The permanent collection of more than 12,000 objects has been called the best balanced in the state outside of metropolitan New York City. In addition to its collection, the Gallery offers a year-round schedule of temporary exhibitions, lectures, concerts, tours and family activities.\nHours: Wednesday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; closed Monday, Tuesday and major holidays.