Enriching lives by providing the community with cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities.


The Kenan House Gallery features local and regional fine art exhibits with a strong focus on Western New York artists, located in the Kenan House, 433 Locust Street, Lockport. An active exhibition space since 1966 when it featured the works of Charles Burchfield, the Kenan Center House Gallery averages eight exhibits annually of local and regional artists. Committed to fostering artistic expression in young people, the gallery also includes a high school photo exhibit on its calendar each year.

Gallery Hours

Change in hours due to COVID 19 & staffing: Please call 716-433-2617 to make a reservation to view the Kenan House Gallery.  In-person gallery hours are available by appointment ONLY Monday – Friday 12-4 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 2 p.m.- 4 p.m. Appointments are required for all visits. If there are no appointments scheduled for the day, the gallery will be closed. Please call 716.433.2617 to schedule your visit at least 24 hours prior to your visitation. No admission; $5 donation is greatly appreciated. Max of 18 visitors at a time.

If traveling, call (716) 433-2617, Monday-Friday before 5 pm, to confirm that the Gallery is open the day you wish to visit. Follow the Kenan Center on Facebook or Instagram for closing announcements.

Support for the Kenan House Gallery Exhibitions is provided by, the Kenan Arts Council, Grigg Lewis Foundation, Kenan Quilters’ Guild, Mr. & Mrs. Samuel F. Ward, William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust, and M&T Bank.


2022 at the Kenan House Gallery

We are so excited to launch another year of high quality exhibitions inside what Union Sun & Journal Readers call the Best of the Best Gallery!

Delicacy in Art: A Solo Watercolor Exhibition by E. Jane Stoddard
January 9—February 13, 2022

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Kenan Center is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.