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This year’s Women in the Arts Festival includes three events during Women’s History Month.

Our first event is Monday, March 7 at 12:00 p.m. in the Regis Room. Carolyn Guzski, assistant professor of music at SUNY Buffalo State, will present a lecture entitled “Manhattan Project: Desegregating the Metropolitan Opera in the 20th Century.”

The second event is a studio art show opening on Friday, March 11 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Peter A. and Mary Lou Vogt Gallery in the Bouwhuis Library. “Conversations” is an exhibit featuring the work of artist Joyce Hill.  The exhibit will run from March 11-April 22.

Our final event is on Monday, March 14 at 12:00 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center entitled “Clara Schumann: A Woman Ahead of Her Time” and will feature pianist, Karen Schmid, performing the music of Clara Schumann. Ruth Wurster will act as Clara Schumann, delivering details of Schumann’s life.

All of these events are free and open to the public.  Additional information can be found at or by calling the Fine Arts Office at Ext. 2542.

Submitted by: Ellen Barnum, director, ArtsCanisius