Buffalo Society of Artists 120th Catalogue Exhibition

"Road Trip", Len Biszkont

Exhibit:  March 20, 2016 – July 31, 2016
Reception:  March 20, 2016 — 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Overview

The Castellani Art Museum will host the Buffalo Society of Artists 120th Catalogue Exhibition. The exhibition opens with a reception at the museum on the campus of Niagara University on Sunday, March 20, 2016 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. with an awards presentation at 3:00 p.m. The exhibition continues through July 31, 2016.   Jessica Beck, Assistant Curator of Art,  Andy Warhol Museum of Art, is serving as juror of the exhibition.

 Buffalo Society of Artists, founded in 1891, is one of the oldest continually operating art organizations in the United States. In celebration of its 125th Anniversary Year, the Buffalo Society of Artists will hold multiple exhibitions throughout Western New York, provide lectures and workshops on a variety of art media and showcase 15 short films on significant visual Western New York artists all open to the public.

 The following programs and activities are planned in conjunction with the 120th Catalogue Exhibition:

ARTIST TALKS AT THE EXHIBITION

Several BSA artists will discuss their artwork hanging on the walls in Gallery 2 on Sunday afternoons in April and July, dates to be announced. Visit www.castellaniartmuseum.org for details.

FILM SERIES: Meet Me at the CAM

 Short films from the BSA’s Video Archive Project will be shown followed by a discussion and a Q. & A. session with the artists. The Meet Me at the CAM series is planned for five consecutive Tuesdays (May 17, May 24, May 31,  June 7, June 14, 2016) from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Castellani Art Museum. For more information on Meet Me at the CAM, please visit www.castellaniartmuseum.org of call Susan Clements at 716-286-8201.

 The Castellani Art Museum is open from Tuesday – Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 PM to 5:00 p.m. Museum admission is free.

 CONTACTS:  Cindi O'Mara, BSA Vice President; Exhibitions Chair 716-908-4518

                        Nancy Mariani, BSA Education Chair; 716.870.8047; marianinancy4@gmail.com       

                        Beth Pederson, BSA Video Archive Project Chair: 716-741-2229

Cornelia Dohse-Peck, BSA Communication Chair, Cornelia.dohsepeck1@gmail.com 716-474-6485

Michael Beam. Castellani Art Museum Curator of Exhibitions and Collections, 716-296-8286, mjbeam@niagara.edu  

                       WEBSITE:       www.BuffaloSocietyofArtists.com

                        www.castellaniartmuseum.org