Area Museums and Galleries

In addition to the facilities that are central to the academic mission of the Department of Art and Art History and the graduate program in Visual and Cultural Studies, upstate New York offers a wealth of museums and galleries.

Rochester Area

Flower City Arts Center, Rochester

International Museum of Photography at the George Eastman Museum, Rochester 

The Landmark Society, Rochester 

Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester 

RIT City Art Space, Rochester

The Rochester Contemporary (RoCo), Rochester 

Rochester Museum & Science Center, Rochester 

Strong Museum, Rochester 

Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester 

The Yards, Rochester

Buffalo Area

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo 

Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo

Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo 

Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University, Niagara Falls 

CEPA Gallery and Big Orbit Project Space, Buffalo

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo 

Squeaky Wheel, Buffalo

Western New York Book Arts Center, Buffalo


Corning Museum of Glass, Corning 

Rockwell Museum, Corning 


The Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca 


Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse 

Light Work, Syracuse


Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica