RMFA named 2024 Non-Profit of the Year by Chamber of Commerce

May 23, 2024

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that the Rochester Museum of Fine Arts (RMFA) has been awarded the prestigious 2024 Non-Profit of the Year award. Sponsored by Living Innovations, this esteemed award recognizes a nonprofit organization that exemplifies excellence in its operations and significant contributions to the greater Rochester community. The…

Creative Guts presents ‘Snarl’

Works by Heather Hernon and Raisa Tolchinsky
May 6, 2024 - September 6, 2024
65 South Main Street, Rochester, NH 03867
Reception: May 14, 2024 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Creative Guts is thrilled to present Snarl, a duo exhibition featuring the captivating works of Heather Hernon and Raisa Tolchinsky. As two past guests of the Creative Guts podcast, their combined artistry promises an unforgettable experience for visitors to the Carnegie Gallery. Raisa Tolchinsky earned recognition as the author of “Glass Jaw,” securing the Lexi…

RMFA featured on ‘New Hampshire Life’ on NESN

February 21, 2024

The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts was recently featured on New Hampshire Life, a television series broadcast on NESN. The segment, which can be seen around the 7:10 mark, not only featured the RMFA but also highlighted other local establishments, including the Rochester Opera House, Revolution Taproom and Grill, and Potter’s House Bakery and Cafe….

Spend The Day in Rochester: Our Top 12 Picks for 2024

January 21, 2024

Every new year, our Board of Directors and community volunteers vote for the Top 12 restaurants and retail shops in Rochester. When you’re done checking out the art exhibits, consider supporting our local economy. Most restaurants and shops are located within the general vicinity of the James W. Foley Memorial Community Center and the Rochester…

Check out ‘Off The Wall’, a podcast featuring RMFA artists

December 11, 2023

The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts (RMFA) is pleased to announce Off The Wall, an art podcast hosted by RMFA co-founders Matt Wyatt and Amy Regan.  Off The Wall is a semi-regular series where Matt and Amy chat with a wide variety of visual artists, digging into the nuts and bolts of their creative process…

RMFA volunteers complete a vibrant mural on Teen Drop-in Center

August 25, 2023

The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts (RMFA) is pleased to announce the completion of a vibrant mural featuring a colorful, graphic mountainscape. The mural is located on the backside of the Waypoint Center, on Wallace Street, in downtown Rochester. According to RMFA co-founder Matt Wyatt, project planning began in May 2023. However, the design, created…

RMFA releases mobile app for iOS, Android, macOS

November 24, 2022

The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts (RMFA) is pleased to announce the release of its new mobile app, available now in the Apple and Google app stores. The purpose of the app is to assist visitors seeking more information about the art in the museum’s permanent collection. According to RMFA co-founder Matt Wyatt, the app…

RMFA acquires original sketch from The Simpsons

September 28, 2022

The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts is pleased to announce the unveiling of an original animation cel (short for animation celluloid) from The Simpsons, tv’s longest-running animated comedy. According to RMFA co-founder Amy Regan, the piece was gifted by an anonymous donor that was inspired by the organization’s recent acquisition of several animation cels from The…