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Exhibition Opening

2013 AK Teens: Future Curators Exhibition Opening

Thursday, May 2, 2013, 5–9 pm

Patrick Wagner (Lewiston-Porter High School). Octopus. Stoneware clay and mixed media.


Please join us for the opening of the 2013 AK Teens: Future Curators Exhibition—In: Introspection, Interaction—featuring artwork created by local high school students and organized by the 2013 Future Curators. All events are FREE and open to the public. Parking is $3 for all guests.

5–9 pm
Exhibition on View

Gallery for Small Sculpture

5:30 pm
Opening Remarks

Introduction by Program Coordinator Lindsay Kranz
Remarks by Albright-Knox Director Janne Sirén and First Niagara Senior Vice President Buford Sears
Sculpture Court

6–7 pm
Tours with the 2013 Future Curators

Gallery for Small Sculpture

6–7 pm
Live acoustic music performed by Williamsville East High School’s Roots of a Redwood

Sculpture Court

6–7 pm
Live music performed by Frontier High School’s String Quartet

Sculpture Garden

6–8 pm

AK Café

7 and 7:30 pm
Docent-led Tours of the “Future Curators’ Favorites”

Meet at the Guest Services Station

7–8 pm
Entertainment by St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute’s DJ Romello Williams

Sculpture Garden

About the 2013 Future Curators

The 2013 Future Curators team is made up of fourteen students in grades eleven and twelve: Kendall Appelbaum (Nichols School), Claire Augello (Lewiston-Porter High School), Paloma D’Auria (Nichols School), Joshua Fraass (St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute), Katiana Hernandez (Williamsville East High School), Whitney Kehl (Attica Senior High School), Saraphina Masters (Tapestry Charter School), Stephen Matthew (St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute), Megan McCuen (Frontier Central High School), Morgan McCutcheon (West Seneca West Senior High School), Brodie McPherson (Lewiston-Porter High School), Alexa Nicoletti (Lewiston-Porter High School), Maria Root (PS 195 City Honors School), and Charlotte Saunders (Sweet Home High School). This dynamic team of young artists, art historians, actors, writers, cooks, and entrepreneurs was selected from a large pool of applicants and began the program in January 2013. They are delighted to share this exhibition with the Buffalo community. Learn More about the AK Teens: Future Curators Program

AK Teens is presented by First Niagara.