Main Gallery

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Under Pressure:
September 2 - 25, 2016

Opening Reception: September 2, 6-9pm

Artist Talk:
September 3, 1pm
Ellen Heck
Jenny Robinson
April Vollmer
Heather Swenson
Under Pressure: Redefining the Multiple is the first in a new series of collaborations between Rochester Contemporary Art Center and The Print Club of Rochester. Including national and regional artists, this exhibition reflects the ongoing efforts of the Print Club of Rochester to recognize a paradigm shift in how prints are considered and the expansion of the definition of print media. 
Vanish:
October 7 -
November 13

Opening Reception: October 7, 6-9pm

Artists' Talk:
October 8, 1pm

Special Event with Peter Edlund:
First Friday,
November 4, 6-9pm
Yvonne Buchanan (Syracuse, NY)

Brandon Ballengee (Lafayette, LA)

Peter Edlund
(New York, NY)

Aaron Miller
(New York, NY)

Dorene Quinn (Syracuse, NY)
Vanish features the work of five contemporary artists who examine literal and metaphoric loss and disappearance. Their artistic practices engage diverse media to reflect the anxieties of living in a rapidly changing world. This exhibition provides a complex and engaging context for considering our history, our current environment and our collective future.


Special Events

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Stay tuned!


LAB Space
View the archive of past LAB Space exhibitions.

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Graphic Arts Workshop GAW Portfolio Exchange:
September 2 - 25, 2016

Opening Reception: September 2, 6-9pm
Graphic Arts Workshop/Print Club of Rochester This exhibition is a printmaking portfolio exchange between Print Club of Rochester members and Graphic Arts Workshop artists (San Francisco).

The Graphic Arts Workshop was founded by faculty from the California Labor College in 1952. In the early years, members printed posters, leaflets and pamphlets in support of peace and civil rights issues. During the Sixties, the GAW lent space for anti-Vietnam War activities
Meredith Davenport 8,817 Goodbyes:
Oct. 7 - Nov.13, 2016

Opening Reception:
October 7, First Friday

Artist Talk:
TBA
Meredith Davenport 8,817 Goodbyes documents the death of Meredith Davenport’s urban beehive last October while simultaneously exploring the process of grieving her partner who also died last year. The title refers to the number of photographs she made of over 800 dead bees that were found as the hive collapsed. The work interweaves the internal narrative of loss to the larger narrative of environmental loss.


Public Art

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Public Art Deadline:
5pm (EST) Friday, August 26, 2016
RoCo seeks proposals for site-specific, temporary public art that will enliven the East Avenue neighborhood. RoCo encourages proposals for incisive, surprising, and unique sculpture and installation art of all forms, including media-based works. Of particular interest are projects that connect visitors to the location, buildings, park landscape, community and/or history of the neighborhood. For more information, click here.
dartt What You Put in:
June 1 - Sept. 30, 2016
Kevin Dartt What You Put In is a large sculptural water feature that investigates water use in relation to the largest system of fresh water in the United States, The Great Lakes. The artist reminds us not to abuse fresh water by bringing these large bodies of water down to a human scale.


RoCo Upstairs Gallery

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The RoCo Room

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Ongoing

Various

Artworks for sale in support of RoCo's Capital Campaign, the Future Fund.

All proceeds from works ensure the future of contemporary art in downtown Rochester and support a permanent and stable base for Rochester Contemporary Art Center's continued growth.

View all donated Future Fund artworks available for purchase here.

 


ART-O-MAT

ART-O-MAT® is a repurposed cigarette vending machine that now offers original artworks for just $5.

The ART-O-MAT® offers small artworks in a recycled retro format.