VENICE TO VEGAS:
Circus Memorabilia from the Collection of Earl Chaney
ROCHELLE, NY, March 4, 2005 - Castle Gallery’s
next major exhibit will spotlight circus memorabilia and rare artifacts
from the private collection of renowned clown, Earl Chaney. Recently
inducted into The Clown Hall of Fame, Mr. Chaney is noted for his work
with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, where he was
known as Mr. Clown. He was also the original “Ronald McDonald,”
official spokesman for McDonalds.
CNR invites you to
its next major exhibit to experience the joy of one of the world’s best
private collections of circus memorabilia. See items never before
seen in public such as vintage photos, original circus posters,
costumes, programs, clown shoes and other memorabilia! The exhibit will
be on display at CNR’s Castle Gallery from Sunday, April 3, through
Sunday, June 26. It is appropriate for children of all ages.
Reception: Sunday, April 10 from 2:00-4:00 pm with Mr. Chaney in
full costume and he will give a gallery talk at 3:00 pm. The reception
and exhibit are free and open to the public.
Gallery is located at The College of New Rochelle, 29 Castle Place in
New Rochelle, NY 10805. Hours: Tues & Wed, 10:00-8:00 pm,
Thurs & Fri, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 12 noon to
4:00 pm. The gallery is closed Mondays and major national holidays. For
information, tours, and directions to the Castle Gallery at CNR, please
654-5423 or www.cnr.edu/CG.htm.
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The first Catholic
college for women in New York State,
College of New Rochelle was founded in 1904 by the Ursuline Order.
it comprises the all-women School of Arts & Sciences, and three
which admit women and men: the School of New Resources (for adult
the School of Nursing and the Graduate School. The main campus of
the College is located in lower Westchester County, 16 miles north of
New York City. The College maintains six other campus locations
in New York
City. Visit the College’s website at www.cnr.edu