News & Updates from the Buffalo Religious Arts Center
Thanks to Give for Greatness!

Give for Greatness has gifted the Buffalo Religious Arts Center!  G4G is a program of the Arts Services Initiative of Western New York.  Their mission is to raise funds to assist in the operational support of arts and cultural organizations in Western New York.   Thank you to Give for Greatness!!

Plaster Statue from St. Agnes School

Collection Details Artist: Deprato Statuary Company Year: c1930 Material: Plaster Height: 58″ Provenance: St. Agnes School Donor: Mary Holland Year Acquired: 2013 Collection Images

Bird's Eye View of the Buffalo Religious Arts Center, the former St. Francis Xavier Church which is now 101 years old
Vintage Ecclesiastical Textiles Exhibit

Textiles from the Diocese of Columbus, Ohio and the Diocese of Buffalo will be on display May 3 to May 11, 2014.  These textiles include vestments, canopies, altar linens, clothing for the Infant a of Prague and vintage textiles made by neighborhood volunteers. Hours:  11am to 3 pm Daily Tickets at Door  $12.00 Proceeds to go toward heating […]

The Signal – May 1923
From St. Francis Xavier Newsletter called The Signal - May 1923
Flames Across Niagara War of 1812

FLAMES ACROSS NIAGARA  War of 1812       December 7, 2013 The Buffalo Religious Arts Center will host a guest speaker on Dec 7, 2013 at 4:30 pm. Join Chris Brown for an engaging look at the War of 1812 in Western New York.  Chris has led tours by bike and boat and now you can […]

Statue of St. Agnes

from the former St. Agnes school has been brought to the Art Center by Mary Holland and Bill Meldrum. The school closed in the 1960’s and was located in the Lovejoy district of Buffalo.

Open for Tours in October
BRAC Celebrates Oktoberfest!

The autum seaon has arrived in Buffalo.  This means the leaves are an array of beautiful fiery colors, pumpkins sit on everyone’s porches and a blast of cinnimon welcomes you at Wegmans, and fun Fall Holidays. The Buffalo Religious Arts Center had a blast participating in Black Rockes first annual Oktoberfest celebration.  We opened our […]

Lovett/Holland Wedding – Oct 2013

This beautiful autumn afternoon ceremony celebrated the joining of Nicole Lovett and David Holland amid stunning decor styled by the bride herself. Full-length bridesmaids’ dresses of a deep wine color complimented floral arrangements centered on lush red roses. The short Protestant ceremony, officiated by Pastor David Persons, was attended by 160 guests and followed by a reception at Asbury […]