May News and Events


THE ARTISTS AMONG US II: THE BURCHFIELD PENNEY MEMBERS' EXHIBITION
Submissions are due April 30 - May 3, 2012
All members of the Burchfield Penney are encouraged to be part of the Burchfield Penney members' exhbition. Visit www.BurchfieldPenney.org for the complete prospectus. Become a member by calling 716-878-3547, email belzse@buffalostate.edu or visit our website.


M&T SECOND FRIDAYS AT THE BURCHFIELD PENNEY
Friday, May 11 from 4 - 8:30 pm
Every M&T Second Friday, the Burchfield Penney offers free gallery hours after 4 pm as well as other special events and activities. May M&T Second Friday includes celebrating the opening of the Artists Among Us in the East Gallery and Project Space, Secret Spaces in the Useum, A Community of Steel  in the Community Gallery and Steel: The Art of Experience and Impressions in the Collection Study Gallery. In addition, guests are invited to enjoy the Message in a Bottle Project, a drop-in workshop in the Studio Classroom and an all ages Scavenger Hunt of Artists Among Us in the galleries.

 

THE GRAYCLIFF LECTURE SERIES WELCOMES DR. CHARLES BEVERIDGE AND CHARLES BIRNBAUM
The lectures are on May 9 and May 23 at the Burchfield Penney
On Wednesday, May 9 at 7 pm, the Burchfield Penney and Graycliff welcome Dr. Charles Beveridge, editor of The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted and the author of Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing the American Landscape. He is an authority on the life and work of Frederick Law Olmsted.

Charles Birnbaum, FASLA, FAAR, will speak at the Burchfield Penney on Wednesday, May 23. He is the Founder and President of The Cultural Landscape Foundation in Washington, DC and an expert on landscape preservation and urban design. 

Admission is $5 for Burchfield Penney and Graycliff members and $10 for "not yet" members.

Featured Upcoming Events
May
6

Screening  |  Buffalo's Voices of Steel

Sunday, May 6, 2012, 2–3:30 pm

Join us for a screening of Buffalo's Voices of Steel with an introduction by Steel Plant Museum of Western New York curator Spencer Morgan.

May
8

Class / Workshop  |  National Teachers Day professional development workshop

Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 3:45–5:15 pm

In honor of National Teachers Day, we welcome educators to attend a free professional development workshop at the Burchfield Penney.

May
10

Lecture / Discussion  |  Buffalo Spree presents Grow Your Own

Thursday, May 10, 2012, 6:30–9 pm

Join Buffalo Spree's panel of experts to discuss the urban and suburban farming movement.

May
13

Tour  |  Mother's Day Tour

Sunday, May 13, 2012, 2–3 pm

Spend Mother's Day at the Burchfield Penney.

May
31

Lecture / Discussion  |  Teacher Workshop: Building the Main Idea: Selecting Diverse Artworks to Support Classroom Lessons

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 4–7 pm

Educators learn to use art to enhance teaching methods.

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