Events

Meet Me at the CAM: Sold to the boys in the white T-shirts! Stories of the Attica Rodeo

  • Date:  February 28, 2013
  • Time:  10:00am – 12:00pm
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Speaker: Karen Canning, Traditional Arts Program Director of Genesee, Orleans, Livingstonand Wyoming county Arts Councils.

Karen Canning will introduce you to the founders, families, cowboys, entertainers and fans who have contributed to the Attica Rodeo’s vibrant tradition for more than 50 years.  Their stories and images of rodeo life both in the arena and beyond will give you insight into the history, skills, talents and hard work that comprise the rich and layered tradition of Attica and the American rodeo.

These educational art history programs run from 10 a.m. – 12 noon featuring films, guest speakers and facilitated discussions. Light refreshments are served. Admission is free, but Castellani Art Museum membership is required to attend. Membership sign-up is available at the registration table at each lecture.  To register, call Susan Clements at 716-286-8201.