West Seneca Churches’ History Remembered at Burchfield Nature and Art Center
The Burchfield Nature and Art Center will feature a collection of historical remembrances of West Seneca Churches through Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 in its gallery.
At least nine local churches and the West Seneca Historical Society will exhibit pictures, historic documents, pamphlets, antique songbooks and Bibles, as well a
s a replica of the 1864 Fourteen Holy Helpers Church. The replica was built to scale by F. Joseph Chavanne Sr. from hand-carved wood bricks and shingles for the church’s diamond jubilee in 1939. The church originally served as a meeting room for the Ebenezer Society, the community’s first settlers.
All are welcome to attend an opening reception for the exhibit at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18 at at the Center. A variety of background music of the represented faiths will be provided by Jan Dalbo of Winchester Community Church. Town Historian James Pace will present an overview of the community’s religious history. Refreshments will be available as guests share memories and information.
2015 Fiber Arts Exhibit in BNAC Gallery
A Fiber Arts Exhibit sponsored by the Crosstown Quilters will be displayed in the Burchfield Nature and Art Center Gallery from Thursday, March 5 through Sunday, March 29, 2015. An Opening Reception will be held on Sunday, March 8 from 2-4pm. The Gallery will be open Tuesday–Friday, 10am-4pm and Sundays, 1-4pm. The exhibit will be taken down Sunday, March 29 at 4pm. A special National Quilting Day event is scheduled for Saturday, March 21, 10am-4pm.
Items to be displayed should be delivered to the BNAC on Sunday, March 1 (1-4pm) or Monday, March 2 (1-4pm) to be installed by Thursday, March 5. Show items can be picked up Sunday, March 29 (4-6:30pm). Attach one claim form to the back of each entry.
Exhibit Registration Form (due by Tues. Feb.3, 2015) Complete & return to: The BNAC, 2001 Union Road, West Seneca NY 14224 Note: One form for each entry.
Click here to download a registration form
also Click here for claim form which is required for each entry