Left: Joan Langley Shaw, Allen + Elmwood, oil on canvas, 8 x 10”
Right: Tina Mt. Pleasant, Strawberry Moon Bag, velvet, glass beads, 5 x 5”

The Niagara Arts & Cultural Center (NACC) is excited to announce the return of our annual Members and Friends exhibition in the Townsend Gallery, on the first floor of the multi-arts site in downtown Niagara Falls. This exhibition is open to current members as well as community artists, and Niagara Arts & Cultural Center tenants.

3-D and 2-D work of all genres, mediums, and artistic interpretations will be accepted for the exhibit. Artwork must be delivered in “ready-to-hang” condition, or it will not be exhibited.

This exhibition will be on view December 09, 2023 – January 20, 2024.

Please join us for a reception honoring the artists and artwork within this exhibit on Saturday, December 9, 2023, 2:00-4:00 PM.

Previously exhibited artists within this exhibition include: James Abbodanza, Mackensie Bingham, Rachelle Bisone, Jay Carrier, Laura Chenault, Stephen Conte, Mikayla Forsey, Neil Gates, Violet Gordon, Susan Harris, Cynthia Jozwik-Burge, Eileen Kineke, Jeremiah Kirby, Joan Langley Shaw, Anna McNab, Moxes Boxes, Tina Mt. Pleasant, James Neiss, Jeanette Pikturna, Ray Robertson, Jonathan Rogers, Kath Schifano, Liz Spector, Dana Murray Tyrrell, Gary Wolfe, and many others.

Up to four works of art can be submitted per-artist.

30% of artwork sales go to the NACC in support of long-term projects. Artworks submitted for consideration with this exhibit are required to be for sale.

Membership is highly encouraged prior to submitting artwork, please contact Kelly Lang-Buckley at to become a member of the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center.

This exhibit is sponsored by The New York State Council on the Arts, in partnership with the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area, the Community Foundation of Western New York, KeyBank Foundation [?], and the John R. Oishei Foundation.


  • October – December: Open Call Window
  • December 1-8, 2023: Artwork can be delivered to the NACC from 10:00am-5:00pm daily
  • December 08, 2023: OPEN CALL CLOSES
  • December 09, 2023, 2:00-4:00PM: Opening Reception
  • December 09, 2023 – January 20, 2024: Exhibition on view
  • January 23-26, 2024: Artwork can be picked up from NACC from 10:00am-5:00pm daily

How to Participate

  • Submit four artwork samples as jpegs with information (artist’s name, title, date, media, dimensions and price) to Submissions without information will not be accepted.
  • Accepted artwork must be delivered to the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center and individually labeled with the ARTIST’S FIRST NAME, LAST NAME, TITLE OF ARTWORK, YEAR COMPLETED, MEDIA, AND SALE PRICE IN READY-TO-HANG CONDITION.
  • Failure to conform to these guidelines will result in disqualification from the exhibit.
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