Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester

585-276-8900
500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
mmathews@mag.rochester.edu

Location

500 University Avenue
14607 Rochester , NY
United States
Phone: 585-276-8900
New York US
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
Welcome to the Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester's community art museum. In additional to architectural accessibility through the main University Avenue entrance, the Gallery is committed to ensuring that its programs are also accessible to all its visitors. The Fountain Court has audio systems for visitors who are hard-of-hearing; headsets may be obtained from an usher or security guard prior to performances. The Auditorium is equipped with an induction loop system. To schedule an interpreter for a tour or public program or a touch tour, or to request a calendar in Braille or text version, please contact mmathews@mag.rochester.edu (585-276-8970).

Facility Access Information

Wheelchair Parking Location: 
Adjacent to main entrance
Café / Restaurant: 
Café/Restaurant is wheelchair accessible
Wheelchairs Available: 
Admission desk
Children’s Backpack Carriers: 
Admission desk
Accessible Restrooms: 
Some restrooms are accessible
Accessible Restroom Location: 
Restoom by main entrance
Family/Unisex Restroom: 
Family / unisex restroom available (wheelchair accessible)
Family/Unisex Restroom Location: 
Restoom by main entrance
Service Animals: 
Allowed
Sitting Area Location: 
Throughout the museum
Portable Chairs: 
Admissions desk
Pre-Visit Information
Other Important Pre-Visit Information: 
The Lockhart Gallery is a small changing exhibition space that is dedicated primarily to the presentation of works on paper. To preserve these fragile objects, the lighting levels are low.
Visitor Information Desk
The following items are available. Please ask for them at the information desk: 
Notepad and pencil (for deaf and other visitors)
Audio guides
Audio guides featuring recorded verbal descriptions
Audio guides that can be accessed via cell phone
Audio guide transcripts
Staff members trained in sighted guide technique
Galleries and Exhibits
Transcripts: 
Transcripts of all cell phone tours are available at the Admission Desk.
Tours and Scheduled Programs
Description: 
Touch tours and tours in ASL are available if requested in advance of their visit. Meet Me at the MAG are monthly tours of the collection and exhibitions co-sponsored by the Rochester chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. MAG offers tours on request to individuals with cognitive disabilities. In partnership with ARC of Monroe County, MAG has developed a pre-visit and visit program for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Our Access Programs Use: 
Verbal Description Tours
Touch Tours
ASL Tours
Touch objects (replicas, facsimiles, props)
Verbal descriptions
Hands-on classroom activities
Information about Programs and Upcoming Exhibits
You can find out about our regular and accessible programs from: 
MAG's website www.mag.rochester.edu
To join our mailing list or receive a newsletter/access newsletter: 
Please contact mmathews@mag.rochester.edu
Other Programs for Audiences with Diverse Needs: 
The Creative Workshop, MAG's studio art school, welcomes all students and works to provide necessary accomodations to meet the needs of its students.