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Captured: 2013 AK Teens: Future Curators Exhibition Opening

May 3, 2013

On Thursday, May 2, the 2013 Future Curators opened their exhibition In: Introspection, Interaction to a packed crowd of friends, family, and community members. View Photos Below

The evening began in the Sculpture Court with an overview of the AK Teens: Future Curators program by Program Coordinator Lindsay Kranz, and remarks by Albright-Knox Director Janne Sirén, who congratulated the curators and artists on an outstanding exhibition, and Buford Sears, Senior Vice President for program sponsor First Niagara, who discussed various aspects of the AK Teens program. Two of the Future Curators, Whitney Kehl (Attica Senior High School) and Claire Augello (Lewiston-Porter High School), concluded the remarks with their lasting impressions of participating in the program.

The celebration also included tours of the exhibition by Future Curators Stephen Matthew, Megan McCuen, Whitney Kehl, and Claire Augello; docent-led tours of the “Future Curators’ Favorites” in the 1962 Knox Building; and entertainment by Williamsville East High School’s Roots of a Redwood, a string quartet from Frontier High School, and St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute’s DJ Romello Williams in the Sculpture Court and the Sculpture Garden. The evening concluded with a “Bubbles and Buttons” art activity for all ages in the Education Classrooms. The entire opening celebration was planned by the 2013 Future Curators team.

In: Introspection, Interaction is on view in the Gallery for Small Sculpture through Sunday, June 16.