MAG 1989-2013

During the Gallery's fourth twenty-five years, MAG continued its exhibits and educational programs, and expanded its reach through virtual exhibitions, educational experiences, and materials for the blind and the deaf.

This is the 5th in a series of timelines looking at Rochester art and the Memorial Art Gallery in celebration of the Galley's centennial in October 2013.

1989-04-29 00:00:00

Gardens of Fletcher Steele

In 1989 the Gallery hosted a visual survey of the gardens of Rochester landscape architect Fletcher Steele.

1989-05-05 00:00:00

Averell Council Formed

On May 5, 1989 the Gallery founded a young patron's group, the Averell Council.

1990-02-14 00:00:00

Women's Council celebrates 50th Birthday

The Women's Council held its 50th Birthday celebration on February 14, 1990.

1990-05-18 00:00:00

MAG honored at White House Ceremony

On May 18, 1990, Grant Holcomb was present at a ceremony at the White House in which First Lady Barbara Bush presented the 1990 Awards of the Institute of Museum Services.

1990-06-09 00:00:00

Douglas Gorsline retrospective

In summer of 1990, the Gallery hosted a major retrospective of the works of Rochester-born artist Douglas Warner Gorsline.

1990-07-01 00:00:00

Blanca Will's Penguins back at MAG

Blanca Will's Penguins were installed on the Gallery grounds in summer of 1990.

1990-08-18 00:00:00

Winslow Homer show

The Gallery's 1990 Winslow Homer exhibition was a blockbuster.

1990-11-17 00:00:00

Furniture by Wendell Castle

A retrospective of Wendell Castle's furniture, organized by the Detroit Institute of Arts, came to the Gallery in November 1990.

1991-02-15 00:00:00

Jacob Lawrence visits MAG

Jacob Lawrence and his wife Gwendolyn visited the Gallery for the opening of the exhibit of his Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman Series of Narrative Paintings.

1991-03-15 00:00:00

Beloved Vagabond

The Gallery opened a retrospective of the paintings and drawings of Harvey Ellis in March 1991.

MAG 1989-2013

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