Art Gallery and Museum Guide

Rochester, New York is a cultural city with many Galleries and Museums that appeal to wide range of visitors and experiences.

International Art Acquisitions is a leading art gallery in Rochester, NY. Our mission is to provide artwork selections from leading figures of historical scope; from blue chip, to mid-career and emerging artist. In addition to showcasing paintings by American, European, Contemporary, and Impressionist & Modern artists year round we specialize in art investment, appraisal, and collection management services.

International Art Acquisitions is proud to be an active member of the art community for over 30 years.

The gallery team serves as an invaluable resource for new and experienced collectors. Barbara Nino, President of International Art Acquisitions works diligently to research, evaluate, and present a collection that takes full consideration for a work’s quality, uniqueness, and historical importance. It’s an expertly curated collection that will delight and inspire you when visiting. The gallery is open daily for in person art buying consultations.

Additional Galleries and Museums near Rochester, New York

Rochester is the third largest metro in New York State, and is considered a cultural capital of Upstate New York. It offers an abundance of cultural experiences and institutions that are embedded into the heart of our community. For this reason, it is recognized by the National Center for Arts as the 17th most arts-vibrant city in the United States. We look forward to your visit, and hope you find these curated recommendations useful in planning an enriching trip.


George Eastman Museum
Also referred to as George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film. The museum holds unparalleled collections of several million objects in the fields of photography, cinema, and photographic and cinematographic technology, and photographically illustrated books. The institution is also a longtime leader in film preservation and photographic conservation. It is considered to be the world’s oldest museum dedicated to photography and one of the world’s oldest film archives.

Rockwell Museum
A Smithsonian Affiliate museum of American art located in the Finger Lakes region in downtown Corning, New York. Diverse, complex, and engaging, this collection serves as our primary source of inspiration for everything we do in the community, in local schools, and with visitors from around the world.


Corning Museum of Glass
A museum in Corning, New York, dedicated to the art, history and science of glass. The Museum’s campus is home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of glass, the world’s foremost library on glass, and one of the top glassworking schools in the world.

Strong Museum of Play
One of the best museums in the nation for families with children of all ages. The Strong National Museum of Play—the ultimate play destination. The Strong’s mission is to explore the ways in which play encourages learning, creativity, and discovery, and how it illuminates cultural history.

Rochester Museum and Science Center
Dedicated to community education in science, technology and local history. Additionally, the museum also operates the Strasenburgh Planetarium, located next to the museum.

Susan B. Anthony Museum
The home of the legendary American civil rights leader, and the site of her famous arrest for voting in 1872. The museum strives to inspire others through Susan B. Anthony’s life and work is our purpose and passion.

Genesee Country Village and Museum
A 19th-century living history museum covering more than 600 acres located in the town of Wheatland, New York. For this reason it is considered to be one of the largest living history museums in New York.


Memorial Art Gallery
Civic art museum of Rochester, New York. It is part of the University of Rochester.

Bevier Gallery
Primary on-campus exhibition venue for RIT’s College of Art and Design, hosting rotating exhibitions that feature the creative work of students, faculty, alumni and more.

Patricia O’Keefe Ross Gallery
Located in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center at St. John Fisher College.

Margaret Colacino Gallery
One of three galleries at Nazareth serving as a cultural and educational resource for students as well as the greater Rochester community.

Main Street Arts
A nonprofit arts organization and art gallery specializing in showcasing contemporary art and fine craft from emerging and established Upstate New York artists.


Yards Collective
Created in 2011 as a collaborative art space, in the Public Market. Markedly known for being founded by female identifying makers looking to offer a supportive artistic and inclusive space.

Rochester Contemporary Art Center
A non-profit art center located in the East End District. The art center is a venue for the exchange of ideas.

National Women’s Hall of Fame
An American institution created in 1969 by a group of men and women in Seneca Falls, New York.