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World-class art is yours for the viewing in downtown Rochester. In the beautiful Rochester Art Center, you'll find contemporary pieces and ample inspiration. In and around Mayo Clinic buildings, you'll marvel at an extensive art collection, especially enjoyed via a free, guided tour that is offered every week-day afternoon. Then, don't forget to visit one of the many retail art galleries downtown, where you can find your own treasured piece of local art to take home.

Rochester Art Center

A cultural center for creativity and contemporary art, Rochester Art Center hosts world-class exhibitions and programs in its airy, light-filled location downtown on the river. 

Mayo Clinic Art Tour

Art Tours include viewing selected art pieces displayed at the Mayo, Gonda and Siebens buildings, all located on the downtown campus. A walking tour is led by volunteers and offered Monday through Friday at 2 p.m. Tours start in front of Mayo Clinic Heritage Hall in Mathews Grand Lobby of the Mayo Building and last for approximately an hour. No reservation is required.

Looking for more art?

Check out downtown Rochester's Art & Antiques shops and galleries!

Shop for Art