Garden volunteers sought to help arts center, neighborhood in Niagara Falls

Niagara Arts and Cultural Center
The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center is looking for help improving the grounds around its building. The staff at the center want to improve the grounds, which would also help beautify the downtown Niagara Falls neighborhood. Photo courtesy Niagara Arts and Cultural Center


The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center (NACC), a nonprofit group, is looking for help to improve the landscaping on their campus, in turn beautifying their downtown neighborhood. They are looking for volunteers to help.

The NACC is housed in the former Niagara Falls High School at 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The massive, neoclassic revival building served as Niagara Falls’s central high school until 2000 and was almost torn down. A grassroots community coalition, Save Our Sites in Niagara Falls, Inc., rescued it.

“We are in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls, and it’s part of our mission to beautify the neighborhood,” said Kris Lowden, one of the directors at NACC.

The NACC is the largest multi-arts center in upstate New York and home to more than 75 artists and arts groups: over 60 artist studios, three public galleries, multiple private galleries, three theaters, a radio station, a certified sound stage/movie production facility, the Niagara Falls High School alumni center and the NACC Artisan Café & Gift Shop.

The NACC is a non profit agency and relies strictly on donations. 

To volunteer or get more information, contact Kris Lowden at

Niagara Arts and Cultural Center
Photo courtesy Niagara Arts and Cultural Center

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