Early Summer Exhibitions Celebratory Reception

Early Summer Exhibitions Celebratory Reception

  • Location Castellani Art Museum: 7 Varsity Drive, Niagara University, NY 14109


Please join us for a celebratory reception for three exhibitions:

  • Niagara in Summer and Winter: The CAM has one of the largest Niagara Falls collections internationally spanning over 200 years and includes the Charles Rand Penney Collection of Historic Niagara Falls Prints. This exhibition pairs historic prints with the timely images and texts from a once-popular souvenir book. 

  • Cut, Fold, Roll: Making Art with Paper: This Niagara University student curated exhibition explores paper art traditions from around the world. Learn about beautiful designs spanning various techniques and the process behind them.

  • Painting Water & Cutting Paper: Traditional Turkish Paper Arts: Dive into the traditional arts of Turkish Paper Marbling and Turkish Paper Cutting through the ebru and kat’ı sanatı works of Hatice Erbas Sorkunlu, an ebru artist based in Upstate New York.

4:30 p.m. | Niagara University Student Curators in Cut, Fold, Roll

5:30 p.m. | Remarks

6:00 p.m. | Curator Tour of NISAW with Mary Helen Miskuly

6:30 p.m. | Curator Tour of Painting Water with Edward Millar

Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served on the Museum outdoor portico. Limited space, RSVP required. RSVP by Friday, June 10, 2022.

Reception Location: Castellani Art Museum, 7 Varsity Drive, Niagara University, N.Y. 14109. Parking available in Castellani, Gallagher, and Dwyer Lots.

Image Credits
Left: Barnett's Stair in Summer, 1873, Harry Fenn, wood engraving. Collection of the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University

Middle: Hayat (Life), 2019, Hatice Erbas-Sorkunlu, Star pattern kat’ı (paper-cut) with şal (shawl) ebru, mixed media. Courtesy of artist

Right: Origami Fireworks, 2021, Braedon Sidor, paper. Courtesy of artist