Sept. 17th Local Storytelling Program at Castellani Art Museum of NU
Visit the Castellani Art Museum on Tuesday, September 17th from 10am to 12pm to learn about storytelling in Western New York through a program that mixes traditional stories with presentations about the tradition of storytelling in three area communities: African American, Celtic American, and Tuscarora. Learn more about what it means to be a storyteller, how storytelling can be used to teach lessons, and how it can be a catalyst for spiritual, community, and personal healing.
“Time Will Tell: Storytelling Traditions in Western New York” features local storytellers Karima Amin, who will be sharing stories from the African American tradition, Lorna Czarnota, who will focus on Celtic American traditional tales, and Jay & Teresa Clause who will focus on storytelling within Tuscarora and Haudenosaunee communities.
“Time Will Tell: Storytelling Traditions in Western New York” is made possible through the Folk Arts Program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, a Focus on Diversity Grant through Niagara University, and Elderwood at Wheatfield Community.
This program is free and open to the general public and the campus community. Early arrival is recommended For more information please contact Edward Y. Millar, Curator of Folk Arts, x8290 or emillar