Niagara Gazette —
A third exhibit, in the garden gallery, will feature the work of Candace Masters, a NACC board member and exhibiting member of the Buffalo Society of Artists, as well as a professor at Buffalo State in the Art Department.
In addition, the NACC will host a tour through the building from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. to showcase all the artists and creative activity that takes place in the historic building.
From 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. the NACC will hold a thank you celebration for the 200 supporters who donated large and small amounts of money to match a $15,000 Oishei Foundation grant after city funding was cut. A donor board made by NACC master carpenter Victor Marwin and master goldsmith, Rob Young, will be unveiled.
"We got a lot of wonderful notes and a lot of encouragement," said Kudela of the support by the community. "A lot of people found out what the NACC does, and a lot of people said 'yes, this is important.'
"It's all very exciting," Kudela said, adding that all are welcome to any of the free events.IF YOU GO WHAT: "Beyond the Barrel" opening of juried show and two other art exhibitions, as well as a building tour and a community reception. WHERE: Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave. WHEN: "Beyond the Barrel" opening reception, 6-8p.m. Friday. Exhibit runs through Aug. 25. Tour of NACC starts at 2:30 p.m. Community reception starts at 4:30 p.m. MORE INFORMATION: Call 282-7530 or visit www.thenacc.org