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The Kenan Center and First Presbyterian Church of Lockport proudly present author, speaker, and independent scholar of American religion and culture, Diana Butler Bass. Her books include Grounded: Finding God in the World, Christianity for the Rest of Us, and others. Advance reservations are $10 for general public/$5 for students and may be made by calling 433-2617. Read more.

Join us for a lively discussion of Dr. Butler Bass's book, Grounded, October 27, 7 p.m. at the Kenan House. Facilitated by Rev. James Hardy, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Lockport.

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October 16-November 13: Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society 13th Exhibition of Transparent Watercolor

Juried exhibit featuring 46 artists. Public reception and awards will be October 30, 2-5 PM. Gallery hours: M-F, noon-5 PM; Sat & Sun, 2-5 PM. Closed October 22. Read more.

October 29: 4th Annual Harvest Gala

TICKETS NOW ON SALE! Join your friends for a wonderful evening of food, drink, and dancing to the Mark Mazur Trio at the Lockport Town & Country Club. Proceeds benefit the Kenan Center Scholarship Program. More details here.


Book Now for Your Special Event or Party

The Kenan Center is the perfect setting for a wedding, reception, meeting, or private party. Both indoor and outdoor spaces are available. Summer dates are limited and fill up quickly. To learn more about fees and amenities, contact Alyssa Neglia at 433-2617. Click here to read more and download a brochure.

Be Here! Upcoming Kenan Center Events & Programs:


October 16 Opening: Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society National Exhibit

October 27 Book Discussion: Grounded by Diana Butler Bass

October 29 Harvest Gala

October 30 Reception & Awards: Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society National Exhibit


November 5 Kenan Speaker Series presents Diana Butler Bass.

November 8 Defiant Monkey Improv Jam. 7 PM.

November 9 Defiant Monkey Improv Show. 7 PM.

November 18-20 Kenan Arts Council Holiday Gift Show

The Kenan Center is proud to be a member of the Cultural Alliance of Niagara promoting Niagara County's arts and cultural organizations as tourist, recreation and education destinations to the world. To learn more about CAN member organizations, follow our Facebook page at

433 Locust St, Lockport, NY 14094 * 716-433-2617

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