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RoCo 6×6 to feature painting pig artwork (access required)

A 1,000-pound painting pig from South Africa will have artwork in Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s annual 6×6 exhibit. Pigcasso was saved from a slaughterhouse as a four-week-old piglet by the Farm Sanctuary SA near Cape Town. The sow’s love of ...

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RoCo, Genesee Land Trust partner on new exhibit (access required)

Rochester Contemporary Art Center and Genesee Land Trust will celebrate the connection between artists and the changing nature around them in a new exhibition slated to open Feb. 1. “Landscapes and the Unbuilt” will reflect artist interactions with land and ...

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Permanent art installation beautifies landscape of the Metropolitan (access required)

A sculpture by former Rochester artist Scott Small has been permanently installed on the grounds of the Metropolitan. Dancing Bear, a large bronze sculpture dedicated to Small’s late mother, Rochester artist Edith Lunt Small, commemorates her love of animals and ...

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RoCo to exhibit ad industry’s ‘On the Side’ artwork (access required)

Rochester Contemporary Art Center and the Rochester Advertising Federation have partnered for the fourth annual On the Side exhibition. The show will feature rarely seen personal works by some of Rochester’s most well-known graphic artists, photographers and designers. Unique to ...

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RoCo to preview 6×6 artwork (access required)

An online preview of Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s (RoCo) annual 6×6 event will begin Friday in advance of the exhibit’s opening June 2. Some 6,600 entries were received this year, the largest number since RoCo limited entries to four per ...

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Rochester marks Douglass’ 200th birthday (access required)

Dignitaries, business leaders and community members gathered Thursday at Hochstein School of Music and Dance to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Frederick Douglass’ birth. It was the first event in a yearlong series to commemorate the 19th-century African-American abolitionist’s legacy. ...

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