Tagged / Castellani Art Museum

Niagara University Art Project Brings ‘Shadow Selfies’ to Vacant Niagara Falls Storefronts

June 14, 2017  |  by Michael Freedman

Life-sized paper silhouettes of Niagara University students, faculty and staff now adorn the windows of vacant buildings in downtown Niagara Falls, thanks to a partnership between NU and the city’s Department of Community Development. Installation of the “shadow selfies” took place today in storefronts located at the corner of Main... Read on →

Speech by Daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Concludes NU’s MLK Celebration

February 2, 2017

Dr. Bernice King, the youngest daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, spoke to a full crowd in the Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University on Jan. 31. She is the chief executive officer of the King Center, and took the time to reflect on her... Read on →

The Second Annual Niagara Law Center Holiday Party and Toy Drive CLE, held each year at the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, is one of the larger toy drives in Western New York.

Niagara Law Center’s Expanded Mission Means More Toys for Local Kids

December 14, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara Law Center combined a unique recipe of holiday party, legal seminar, swearing-in ceremony and toy drive last Thursday, Dec. 8, at the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University. Judging by the impressive turnout and vast collection of toys piled up in the middle of the museum’s main gallery,... Read on →

Several Niagara University departments and community organizations collaborated to present 'Surviving…Thriving: A Journey of Healing Through Art' at the Castellani Art Museum on Oct. 27.

Niagara University Community Brings Awareness to Domestic Abuse

November 3, 2016

A domestic violence awareness event bearing the banner, “Surviving…Thriving: A Journey of Healing Through Art,” was held in the Castellani Art Museum on the Niagara University campus on Thursday, Oct. 27. The event, which was held in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, was also tied to the Red Flag... Read on →

Castellani Art Museum Presents ‘Front Porch pARTy’

September 22, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Approximately 365 students participated in the Castellani Art Museum’s inaugural Front Porch pARTy, which was held Sept. 21. A beautiful, sun-filled afternoon welcomed members of the campus community to the acclaimed museum for a bevy of interactive activities that included outdoor lawn games, a photo booth, art activities and mini... Read on →

Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 61st Class

May 12, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy graduated its 61st class during a ceremony held May 11, 2016, at Niagara University’s Castellani Art Museum. Recently appointed United States Magistrate Judge Michael J. Roemer was the ceremony’s keynote speaker. A Lewiston native, Judge Roemer’s father was a New York State Police trooper. He... Read on →

Storyteller Laura Packer addresses the legacy of Sojourner Truth during a March 16 event at Niagara University that was held in conjunction with Women's History Month.

Laura Packer Performs ‘Conversations with Sojourner Truth’ at Castellani Art Museum

March 21, 2016

Faculty and students at Niagara University were in for a treat Wednesday night at the Castellani Art Museum as Laura Packer told the story of abolitionist and suffragist Sojourner Truth. The event was sponsored by the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area, the Castellani Art Museum and Niagara University’s history, communication... Read on →

Storyteller Laura Packer explores the life and influence of Sojourner Truth during a March 16 event at Niagara University.

Storyteller Laura Packer to Keynote Women’s History Month Event

March 11, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

Students and faculty members at Niagara University have planned several events to celebrate Women’s History Month. The nonprofit organization To Write Love on Her Arms will hold a discussion Tuesday, March 15, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Gallagher Center. Audience members will participate in self-love and self-empowerment exercises, including... Read on →

Oscar Wilde-Themed Symposium, Theatre Production & Art Exhibit Coming to NU

February 24, 2016  |  by Michael Freedman

April 2 will be a “Wilde” day, so to speak, at Niagara University. NU’s English and theatre departments, and the Castellani Art Museum, which is housed on its campus, are presenting “Wilde on the Borders,” an aggregation of a lively academic discussion, theatre performance and art exhibition in celebration of... Read on →

Vietnam War veteran Bob Wieland is pictured with members of Niagara University's Student Veterans Organization.

Double Amputee Bob Wieland Stands Tall on Veterans Day at NU

November 18, 2015

Why would God send a man with no legs to encourage people to take a step of faith? It’s a pretty awesome question. At least that’s the question that Vietnam War veteran Bob Wieland asked the audience packed inside the Castellani Art Museum this past Wednesday (Veterans Day). Before joining the... Read on →

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