FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2017
Community Art Gallery Ribbon Cutting
Museum dedicates gallery wing to featuring local artists.
AMHERST, NY – On Thursday, May 11th Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village unveiled its brand-new Community Art Gallery to the public. The BNHV Community Art Gallery endeavors to encourage artistic expression and foster greater appreciation for art within the local community.
“It will strengthen and sustain our community by creating a place where people of every background can foster connections among artists and the public, to ignite the creative spirit and be touched by art,” BNHV’s Curator, Beth Roehling-Flynn explains.
Exhibitions in the Community Art Gallery are sponsored by the Town of Amherst and are managed by BNHV’s Curatorial Department. The Community Art Gallery’s first featured artist is world-renowned watercolorist E. Jane Stoddard of East Amherst. Stoddard’s artwork may be viewed through June. BNHV’s Curator invites applications from local artists for subsequent features in the Community Art Gallery. Interested parties are encouraged to contact the museum at 716-689-1440 for more information.
BNHV is a private, 501-c (3) not-for-profit organization. Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village is an educational institution, chartered by the State of New York whose mission is to instill, educate and cultivate an informed appreciation of the American past and its impact on current lifestyles, culture and historical development of the Buffalo Niagara Region. BNHV’s mission is to preserve and interpret the story of Buffalo Niagara for the people of today and the community of tomorrow. http://bnhv.org/