Advertisement

Opening Reception: Ecce Sublimia and Connected Isolation Exhibitions

Thu, Dec 8
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Castellani Art Museum • Niagara University Campus, Niagara University 14109

Description

Join the Castellani Art Museum for the opening reception for two Niagara University-curated winter exhibitions! The opening reception for “Ecce Sublimia: The Art of Christianity” and “Connected Isolation” is Thursday, Dec. 8, 4:30 – 7 p.m.

About the Exhibitions
Ecce Sublimia: The Art of Christianity is an exploration of how art is used to teach religious studies at Niagara University. Featuring classical and contemporary pieces, this exhibition explores the major concepts of Western Christianity, along with Niagara University student research. Ecce Sublimia is Latin for “Behold the Sublime.” Divided into four thematic sections, Ecce Sublima delves into depictions of sainthood: modern icons, the sacred feminine especially the Madonna and Child, religious vestments, and the immersive art environment of local artist Isaiah Robinson.

From holy apparel to sculptures, stained glass to modern works on paper, this exhibition takes you on a tour of the sacred works of Niagara University and worship sites around Western New York.

Connected Isolation is a student-curated exhibition is a commentary of the human experience during the COVID-19 pandemic, organized by Introduction to Museum Studies students (AHM 252). During the height of the pandemic, we were physically isolated from many people that we care about. We had to learn to entertain ourselves, work from home, and adapt to the changing environment. This exhibition focuses on both the darkness one can experience when isolated from others, and the light we experience when spending time with the ones we love. The art will reflect feelings of isolation, fear, hope, and missed opportunities.

This exhibition was curated by Niagara University course AHM 252A: Introduction to Museum Studies, a hands-on course that builds understanding for museums’ history, societal roles, and key functions.

Student Curators:
Alexander Martel
Amaya Mack
Anessa Hanson
Ashton Drakulich
Becca Mansfield
Bennett Hunt
Danielle Wayda
Jaycee Pauline
Michael Chodkowski
Poppy Raker
Rachel Sheehan
Raven Grant
Sebastian Newell

Professor: Ellen M. Owens

  • View Map
Event Organizer:

Opening Reception: Ecce Sublimia and Connected Isolation Exhibitions

something like address

Opening Reception: Ecce Sublimia and Connected Isolation Exhibitions

FIND MORE

EAT NEARBY

FEATURED RESTAURANTS

RECENT POSTS

Coming Events

Sponsored Placement

Santa Con Bar Crawl in East Aurora

Sat, Dec 17
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Admission starts at: $5

Mister’s Bar and Lanes
206 Main St East Aurora, 14052

South Towns

Second annual Santa Con. Hosted Mister’s bar and lanes, Irishman, Ciderhouse and Brew Works! Tickets are $5 dollars and all proceeds go to the Aurora ...

The Night Before Christmas

Fri, Dec 9 +more dates
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Admission starts at: $15

Lancaster Opera House
21 Central Avenue Lancaster, 14086

Cheektowaga and East

Set in Christmastown on a very special Christmas Eve, our locally commissioned and well-received family musical tells the story of a brother ...

Visit with Santa at Kelly’s Country Store

Fri, Dec 9 +more dates
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Kelly’s Country Store
3121 Grand Island Blvd Grand Island Grand Island, 14072

North Towns

Celebrate the magic of the season with a visit to our Christmas Room and treat your little ones to a one-on-one with the big guy himself. Santa will ...

The Castle by Candlelight

Sat, Dec 10 +more dates
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Admission starts at: $30

Old Fort Niagara
102 Morrow Plaza Niagara County, 14174-1003

Other

Old Fort Niagara assumes a particularly festive air during the holiday season. Special activities kick off on Saturday evenings, December 10 and 17 from ...

Destination Bethlehem: A Live Nativity Christmas Experience

Fri, Dec 9 - Sat, Dec 10
Times Vary

Free

Old Time Baptist Church
5599 Camp Rd Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

The whole family will enjoy this Holiday event! Come experience the story of Christmas told with LIVE animals and actors, exciting sounds and smells, and ...

Melissa Ferrick

Fri, Dec 16
8:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Admission starts at: $15

9th Ward at Babeville
341 Delaware Ave downstairs Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

BlueStar Radiation

Fri, Dec 16
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Admission starts at: $20

Buffalo Iron Works
49 Illinois St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

 AN EMAIL A DAY HELPS KEEPS THE FOMO AWAY 

Registration

Forgotten Password?

X
You must be logged in to use this feature.