Contemporary Art Exhibits

Arnold Mesches: A Tribute 1923-2016

January 30, 2017 - April 16, 2017

His work is always provocative, usually political, and often pessimistic. Yet, the paintings of artist Arnold Mesches first and foremost assert themselves as paintings—vivid, gestural, and glorious. In spite of their often-somber content, they can’t help but express the enduring... Learn More »

Of Their Time: Hudson River School to Postwar Modernism

January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2018

From the Industrial Revolution (1820-1870) to the end of World War II (1945), the 19th and 20th centuries were transformative years for America.  Expansion of empire, urban growth, technological innovation and the protection of natural resources were particular concerns facing... Learn More »

Twenty Shades of Grey: A student’s perception in black and white

December 15, 2016 - March 12, 2017

Twenty Shades of Grey is a collection of black and white artworks, in a variety of media, chosen and placed together by student curators in Niagara University’s Introduction to Museum Studies[http://www.niagara.edu/arthistory] class, in the fall of 2016. When you look... Learn More »