Memorial Art Gallery

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  • The Gallery celebrated its 100th birthday with a series of events including the Celestial Centennial gala, a formal rededication of the museum, and the opening of Memory Theatre 2013, an exhibition that featured historical and contemporary works exploring how memory shapes both personal and cultural identities.
  • The Gallery showcased Matisse as Printmaker—which highlighted a lesser-known part of Henri Matisse’s prolific and innovative career—and simultaneously had the privilege of displaying the work of Alexander Matisse, his great-grandson and a celebrated artist in the world of ceramic art.
  • In recognition of the Centennial Sculpture Park’s positive impact on people, neighborhoods, and the community, the Gallery received the 2013 Reshaping Rochester Robert Macon Award for Innovation.

Bullet points highlight impact made in 2014