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Rochester Contemporary Art Center (ROCO)

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Address: 137 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14604-2572
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+1 585-461-2222
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Fri 13:00 - 21:00

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Intriguing exhibits

Good location and exhibits that draw people in to experience the art. The space is open and inviting and there are artists that have permanent spaces upstairs.

Reviewed 8 September 2016
Mary M
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Rochester, New York, United States
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Rochester, New York, United States
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Good location and exhibits that draw people in to experience the art. The space is open and inviting and there are artists that have permanent spaces upstairs.

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Victor, New York, United States
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Reviewed 7 December 2015

We recently stopped in for a First Friday and had a great time! So much to look at, great music upstairs, and a nice atmosphere.

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Reviewed 8 September 2015

Lots of great energy here, very emerging to inconsequential art. I saw the 6x6 exhibition, which was fun, great for the community, but I can't say I learned a lot. From the looks of the program, the contemporary art aficionado will not be fully engaged, but it seems like a good way for locals to get involved on a grassroots... More 

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Reviewed 14 August 2012

ROCO is a medium-sized urban art gallery focused on contemporary arts of all media. Shows change frequently, so check the web-site to see what is there now. The highlight of each year is their well-known 6x6 show each Spring, where the only condition is that the art be 6 inches by 6 inches. The walls are literally covered in thousands... More 

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