American Art Awards 2020

April 11, 2022

Rochester Museum of Fine Arts has been chosen as the best gallery or museum in New Hampshire by the American Art Awards for 2020.

For 12 years, American Art Awards has chosen the best galleries and museums in 25 states in America. Among the criteria: years in business, industry reputation, online activity, location, size, exhibits, educational programs, represented artists and references from artists, clients, and visitors.

Rochester’s museum was honored for being “a free public art initiative for a city in revitalization; a community art venue dedicated to the accessibility of contemporary works made by regionally, nationally, and internationally recognized artists. Artists receive 100% commission of work sold at RMFA exhibits. Co-founded in 2011 by Matt Wyatt, Amy Regan, Devin Swett, and Ian Hartsoe, and run by spirited trailblazers and volunteers, the non-profit works to enrich people’s lives through the presentation of fine art.”

Source: American Art Awards
​April 15, 2020

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