CAM Meets

  • Sep 13, 2022 - Mar 12, 2024
  • Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University

    7 Varsity Drive
    Niagara University, New York 14109
Ticket Price $5.00-$10.00 Register Now

Program Details
CAM Meets is a lecture series that offers engaging presentations about art-making, art history, and other cultural topics for a broad audience. The CAM invites diverse local artists, historians, and museum professionals to explore art through different perspectives.

Cost: $10/Adult, $5/Child, Free for Members, EBT card holders, and NU Students.
Registration Required*
*Registration is non-refundable.

March 12 | Video Screening of  Grace Hartigan: Portrait of an Abstract Painter + Gallery Tour with Marian Granfield
Time: 11–1 p.m.
Description: Join us for a special movie screening of “Grace Hartigan: Portrait of an Abstract Painter” which delves into the life and artistry of one of America's pioneering female artists, who played a pivotal role in the New York Abstract Expressionist movement. The film explores Hartigan's journey as she defied artistic norms, transitioned from Abstract Expressionism to figurative painting, and overcame personal challenges. After the screening, a special presentation and tour of CAM’s Abstraction Gallery will follow, led by Marian Granfield, retired Art History with Museum Studies Director.

Preregistration is preferred although registration will be available at the beginning of this event. Please arrive 15 minutes before this event if you plan on registering at the door.

If the event is sold out, please email  to be added to the event waitlist. 

CAM Programming Discount Codes
NU Faculty, staff, and students – NUCAMFAM
EBT patrons – Please call Evan Wright at 716-286 -8201 

Date & Time

Sep 13, 2022 - Mar 12, 2024

Venue Details

Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University

7 Varsity Drive
Niagara University, New York 14109 Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University
Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University

The Castellani Art Museum (CAM) at the center of the Niagara University campus is dedicated to the enjoyment and educational potential of artistic creativity. As a major resource for the visual arts in Niagara County, the CAM's permanent collection includes over 5,000 pieces of mainly modern and contemporary art, and hosts a unique Folk Arts Program supporting traditional artists and community-based cultural traditions in the Buffalo-Niagara region. 

In keeping with Niagara University's Vincentian mission, the museum recognizes and serves the diverse racial, ethnic, and religious communities of the Niagara region through the organization and presentation of exhibitions which honor and explore their artistic traditions and contemporary output. In addition to presenting diverse artistic expressions, the museum works in partnerships to explore and redefine the relationship between the museum and its constituencies.

As a university museum, the Castellani Art Museum serves the educational needs of the community,  by working with Niagara University faculty on integrative learning projects for college students and providing art education programs for area schools and cultural organizations. The museum staff works with educators to develop art-based learning programs that help to promote critical thinking.

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