Contemporary Art Exhibits

For the Love of Art: A Tribute to Gallerist Nina Freudenheim

July 2, 2019 - January 12, 2020

This exhibition surveys the forty-five year career of gallerist Nina Freudenheim, her working relationship with our founders Armand and Eleanor Castellani and her on-going relationship with the Castellani Art Museum. Featured in our central gallery are selected works by national... Learn More »

Western New York Collects: Allan D'Arcangelo

June 23, 2019 - December 13, 2019

Allan D’Arcangelo (1930-1998), born in Buffalo, NY, was an internationally recognized artist whose work spanned five decades. His first solo exhibition in New York was held at the Fischbach Gallery in 1963, and was “well received and earned Mr. D’Arcangelo... Learn More »

Lake to Lake: John Pfahl and Amos W. Sangster

April 14, 2019 - January 19, 2020

The Castellani Art Museum will present an exhibition that reflects on the legacy of two artists whose works, spanning two centuries, captured the beauty and grandeur of the Niagara region.  Lake to Lake: John Pfahl and Amos W. Sangster will... Learn More »

Of Their Time: Hudson River School to Postwar Modernism

January 1, 2016 - December 20, 2020

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 »

Of Their Time: Abstraction, Hard-edge and Op Art

January 1, 2016 - December 20, 2020

Abstract Expressionism, the first truly American art movement, emerged just prior to World War II, originating in New York’s Greenwich Village.  Also called the New York School, this group of loosely affiliated artists moved visual expression away from natural representation... Learn More »

Of Their Time: Pop to Postmodernism

January 1, 2016 - December 20, 2020

What becomes immediately apparent in this gallery, in comparison to the previous Of Their Time galleries, is the wide array of subjects, materials and art making methods.  Pop Art is an abbreviation for Popular Art. The Pop Art movement, late... Learn More »