Castellani Art Museum at the Falls
The Castellani Art Museum located at the center of Niagara University is dedicated to the enjoyment and educational potential of the visual arts. The museum's permanent collection includes of over 5500 pieces of mostly modern and contemporary art.
Armand J. Castellani, founder of the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, began collecting art in the 1960's. By 1989, their collection had grown to over 3,000 works, and the new Castellani Art Museum was built on Niagara University's Main Campus in 1990. Currently Niagara University owns the museum.
The Museum building is faced with beautiful white-gray marble imported from Italy. The facility houses a Museum Shop, office complex, storage and preparation areas, and studio and classroom space for the University's Fine Arts program.
The Castellani Art Museum is working with Niagara University faculty on integrative learning projects for college students and providing art education programs for area schools and cultural organizations.
The Castellani Art Museum Shop features jewelry, art glass, books, art cards, posters, children's items, and original artwork, gift item from around the world. All proceeds support the Museum including educational programming and workshops.
The Castellani Art Museum collection includes prints, photographs, paintings, drawings, and sculpture. The collection illustrates the development of modern art, but focuses primarily on art from the 1970's to the present.
Membership is valid for one year. All contributions are tax deductible according to law.
Museum Shop Hours:
Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 5pm Sunday - 1pm - 5pm Monday - Closed
Address:5795 Lewiston Rd, Niagara University, NY 14109, USA