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

Special Events

39th Annual Kenan Arts Council Holiday Gift Show

Join us Nov 22-24 2019 for the 39th Annual Kenan Arts Council Holiday Gift Show. A Truly Unique Shopping Experience!

Friday, November 22 – 5 – 9 pm
Saturday, November 23 – 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, November 24 – 11 am – 5 pm

Gifts & décor by juried designers and artisans

Onstage Café

$4.00 entry fee supports programs in art education grants, recreation and scholarship.
No strollers please.

Always the weekend before Thanksgiving.


49th Annual 100 American Craftsmen

May 31, June 1, 2

The Kenan Center in Lockport, New York will present its 48th annual juried show of contemporary craft art, 100 American Craftsmen, June 1-June 3. 100 American Craftsmen is one of the most noted craft shows in the region for its dedication to presenting original and contemporary craft art. The event benefits the Kenan Center, a regional community center offering arts, education and recreation programs. The event takes place at the Kenan Center Arena, 195 Beattie Avenue, Lockport.

For complete details and directions, go online to 100americancraftsmen.com.

Niagara BBQ Brew Fest

The Kenan Center in Lockport, NY is happy to launch the new Niagara BBQ & Brews Fest! The event will be held on Saturday, September 21 from 3-7pm.The event will feature local BBQ restaurants, as well as locally made craft beer including Flying Bison Brewing Company and 12 Gates Brewing. The outdoor event will be held on the Kenan Center campus, alongside the Kenan Arena. For tickets and more information click here!

For weather related closing information please click here.

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