Memorial Art Gallery | Beyond the Nest (Rochester)

Memorial Art Gallery

The MAG is Rochester, New York's civic art museum, with 5000 years of world history on view. MAG's Creative Workshop offers year-round classes and camps for kids and adults. Open until 9:00 pm every Thursday, with 1/2 price admission to the Gallery.

The Memorial Art Gallery has something for all ages!

Free Celebration Days

Families are invited to quarterly Celebration Days, offering free art activities and virtual entertainment.

To find out more, click here or call 585 276 8900.

Creative Workshop Art Classes | 2.5 Years to Adults

Beginning at 2.5 years of age, children and their guardians can take art classes together at Memorial Art Gallery's Creative Workshop!

Separate art classes for children, tweens, teens, and adults are also available.

To find out more, click here or call 585 276 8959.

Creative Workshop Art Day School | 7–13 years old

Memorial Art Gallery's Art Day School is offered during each school break for kids ages 7-13.

During the school year, enrollment is by the day or week. Summer Art Day School is only by the week. 

To find out more, click here or call 585 276 8959.

Creative Workshop Quarterly Open Houses | FREE!

The Memorial Art Gallery's Creative Workshop hosts quarterly free Open Houses, which offer prospective students an opportunity to meet Creative Workshop teaching artists and try out the art forms available at this community art school. 

To find out more, click here or call 585 276 8959.

Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts

We work with Boy Scout and Girl Scout badge requirements. 

To find out more, click here or call 585 276 8974.



Tour the Collections and Exhibitions

Students of all ages, including college students and lifelong learners, can arrange for a tour of the Memorial Art Gallery collections or a current exhibition on view

Elementary School children will love Memorial Art Gallery's variety of scavenger hunts. Be sure to ask about these free activities at the Admission Desk. 

If you have any questions about the Memorial Art Gallery, please don't hesitate to call our friendly Admission Desk at 585 276 8900.

Open hours: 
Sunday: 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 11:00 am-9:00 pm
Friday: 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Arts: Visual, Drawing, Painting/Sculpture, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Preschool