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Passion and Patronage Gifts from the Gerald Mead Collection

On view now through December 18, 2022

Repost from K Art July 2022 News |

Avid art collector and activist Dr. Gerald Mead, Jr. generously donated pieces by G. Peter Jemison and Carson Waterman to the Castellani Art Museum.

Niagara University Press Release:
“Passion and Patronage Gifts from the Gerald Mead Collection” opens at the Castellani Art Museum on Friday, July 1, and is on view until Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. This exhibition features noted Buffalo art collector Dr. Gerald C. Mead Jr.’s gifted artworks to the museum since 1997, as well as his promised bequest gift of 54 works by 43 artists. These works in all media, dating from 1905–2017, represent 112 years of artistic achievement by nationally and internationally renowned artists who predominantly are associated with Western New York by birth or residency. This hallmark exhibition aligns with another celebratory moment: Dr. Mead’s 60th birthday.”

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