MAG’s $5 Friday to celebrate local artists


The Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave., Rochester, invites the community to celebrate two local artists and participate in events centered around mural creation as part of its $5 Friday programming on Aug. 20.  

Seneca artist and Ganondagan State Historic Site manager G. Peter Jemison will paint a mural based on the Iroquois Creation Story with visitors from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Haudenosaunee storyteller Perry Ground (Onondaga) will perform at 5:45 p.m. and 7 p.m.  

Rochester artist SALUTE (Bradd Young) will take visitors through his contemporary mural art on view in the Hurlbut Gallery through August 2022, discuss his artistic process and answer questions from attendees from 6 to 7 p.m.  

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The community is invited to join two local artists for $5 Friday at the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester.