Students, faculty, staff, and the public enjoy the rich creative and artistic work that has always been associated with the University of Rochester.
In spring 2015, the University announced the creation of the Institute for Performing Arts to support, cultivate, and promote engagement in music, theater, and dance at the University and to strengthen existing relationships in the College, the Eastman School of Music, and the Memorial Art Gallery.
As one of the world's premier music schools, the Eastman School of Music has been enriching the musical life of Rochester since 1921. Today, the School presents more than 700 concerts a year in the magnificent Kodak Hall Eastman Theatre and intimate Kilbourn Hall – providing the Rochester community with an exceptional opportunity to experience world-class music in a world-class setting.
The Memorial Art Gallery is one of the country's few university-affiliated art museums open to the whole community. Its collection spans 5,000 years and is recognized as one of the finest amongst regional art museums.
Admission to the MAG is free for all University students, faculty, and staff. Just bring your University ID.
What's on Now
Sage Art Center: Senior Seminar Fall 2016 Exhibition
December 6–January 27, 2017
M. C. Escher: Reality and Illusion
November 13–January 29, 2017
Light Spill: An Installation by Gibson + Recoder
January 13–April 2, 2017
Hartnett Gallery: Michael Hubbard
January 26–February 19, 2017
Out of Darkness Into the Fire
February 2–12, 2017
Meleko Mokgosi: Pax Kaffraria
February 19 – May 7, 2017
Jay Last: At the Intersection of Art and Science
October 4, 2016
Recovering Meaning from the Ashes
June 22, 2016