Folk Arts Exhibits

Appealing Words: Calligraphy Traditions in Western New York

August 27, 2017 - August 26, 2018

Calligraphy – the art of writing – is a form of traditional art that can be found throughout the world in diverse cultural and religious traditions. In every character, word, and phrase, calligraphy conveys meaning not only from its content... Learn More »

The Higner Maritime Collection: Twenty-Five Years of Ship Building by Justin Higner

September 9, 2018 - March 17, 2019

This exhibition celebrates Justin Higner’s twenty-five-year shipbuilding career, highlighting the evolution of his model-building techniques and inventive, pseudo-historical nautical allegories. Justin Higner builds worlds. For as long as he can remember, Justin has created all sorts of lived environments for... Learn More »