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Muhammad Zaman , "Nothing Gold Can Stay" [detail of installation], December, 2017; Acrylic paint on wall; Image courtesy of the Burchfield Penney Archives

Muhammad Zaman , "Nothing Gold Can Stay" [detail of installation], December, 2017; Acrylic paint on wall; Image courtesy of the Burchfield Penney Archives

Special Event  |  March M&T Second Friday

Friday, March 9, 2018, 10 am–8 pm

This Second Friday is dedicated to the "New Locals": Buffalo's immigrant and refugee communities which have been a part of our city for more than a decade. This month's M&T Second Friday is an opportunity to celebrate the diverse cultures which make up the city we love and call "home".

On March 9th, 2018, join us for:

  • Mosaic: A"Pop-Up" art exhibition featuring Buffalo’s own immigrant & refugee artists
  • Live music by Lamin Tamang and Rhythm Musical Group
  • All ages art workshop led by Muhammad Z. Zaman
  • Film screening of Ming Cafe by Diedie Wang
  • Gallery Tours by volunteers paired with interpreters
  • Food, drinks and family friendly fun for all ages!
  • Performances by Buffalo String Works and the Women’s Resistance Revival Chorus 

Join us for March M&T Second Friday!

On the Second Friday of every month, thanks to the support of M&T Bank, the Burchfield Penney hosts something great! From openings and happy hours, programs, concerts, screenings or other special events, visitors experience the best of the Burchfield Penney. Members always receive free or discounted admission to special programs.For general enquiries, call 716-878-6011.

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  • Mar 9

    Screening  |  Films by Ye Wang and Ridvan Yavuz

    Friday, March 9, 2018, 5–5:45 pm

    Screenings of: "Waiting For My Ship To Come In” by Ye Wang and “America” by Ridvan Yavuz

  • Mar 9

    Tour  |  Interpreted Tours

    Friday, March 9, 2018, 5:15–6:15 pm

    Interpreters from Jericho Road will join the Burchfield Penney Art Center's docents in order to offer tours translated into a variety of languages. 

  • Mar 9

    Performance  |  Rhythm Musical Group

    Friday, March 9, 2018, 5:30–7 pm

    Rhythm Musical Group is a Nepali folk-fusion group, featuring Lamin Tamang. Rhythm Musical Group will be accompanied by 2 solo dance performers who will perform Nepali Cultural Dance. 

  • Mar 9

    Class / Workshop  |  Drop in Art Making Workshop

    Friday, March 9, 2018, 5:30–7:30 pm

    Calligraphy artist Muhammad Zaman will lead participants through a collaborative creation process.

  • Mar 9

    Opening Celebration  |  OPEMS: VERBAL VISUAL COMBINES

    Friday, March 9, 2018, 5:30–7:30 pm

    Join us for the opening of OPEMS: VERBAL VISUAL COMBINES.

  • Mar 9

    Screening  |  "Ming: Day and Night" by Diedie Wang

    Friday, March 9, 2018, 6–7 pm

    "Ming: Day and Night" shares a personal journey of the Chinese American chef Sam Lam fulfilling his life long passion with arts and food through crafting his own restaurant by hand in Buffalo NY.

  • Mar 9

    Performance  |  Buffalo String Works Performance

    Friday, March 9, 2018, 6:30–7 pm

    Buffalo String Works  is a creative, grassroots program serving refugee students in Buffalo, New York, inspired by the international El Sistema  model which cultivates students to be agents of social change

  • Mar 9


    Friday, March 9, 2018, 7 pm

    The Burchfield Penney is co-organizing a Resistance Revival Chorus directed by Buffalo-based singer, songwriter Drea D’Nur. 

  • Mar 9

    Reading  |  Stephen Lewandowski

    Friday, March 9, 2018, 7:30 pm

    Stephen Lewandowski has published twelve small books of poetry, and his poems and essays have appeared in regional and national environmental and literary journals and anthologies.