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Jonathan Binstock named Memorial Art Gallery director

Jonathan Binstock named Memorial Art Gallery director

July 7, 2014

Binstock has worked as a curator at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia.

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Retiring director of Memorial Art Gallery leaves lasting impression

Retiring director of Memorial Art Gallery leaves lasting impression

July 6, 2014

Grant Holcomb knew it the moment poet and former National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Dana Gioia stood up to receive an ovation at the Memorial Art Gallery last fall.

The MAG’s centennial had consumed Holcomb, the gallery’s director since 1985, for more than a year and Gioia’s talk was the last in a series of commemorative events. Memorial Art Gallery officials plan to make an announcement Monday at 3 p.m. about the future director of the gallery.

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Double rainbow

Double rainbow

June 24, 2014

A rainbow forms over Cutler Union at the University of Rochester’s Memorial Art Gallery.

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Italian Baroque Organ concert combines music, motion

April 22, 2014

The program showcases collaborative work of three choreographers and four musicians, each responding to the artwork and environment of the MAG gallery.

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MAG’s Third Thursday concert goes for baroque

MAG’s Third Thursday concert goes for baroque

February 14, 2014

The concert will center on music from Bologna, whose magnificent San Petronio Basilica was a European center of musical innovation in the late 1600s.

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Medieval music to complement medieval art

Medieval music to complement medieval art

February 4, 2014

“Echoes of the Middle Ages,” performed in MAG’s Fountain Court, will feature songs recorded to accompany the Gallery’s medieval collections.

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MAG’s Baroque Organ Showcased in Festive Holiday Concert

MAG’s Baroque Organ Showcased in Festive Holiday Concert

December 5, 2012

Works to be performed will include aria excerpts from Johann Sebastian Bach’sChristmas Oratorio.

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Program of Organ Music, Dance Is Treat for Eyes as Well as Ears

Program of Organ Music, Dance Is Treat for Eyes as Well as Ears

October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The audience for the Sunday, Oct. 21, concert on the Italian Baroque Organ at the Memorial Art Gallery will enjoy a performance combining music and motion.

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