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Special Event  |  The Magic of Light: Tours and Keynote & Special Event in the Front Yard

Part of M&T Second Friday

Friday, September 11, 2015, 5:30–9:30 pm

Front Yard   Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium  

The Magic of Light is a public event that is designed to welcome the community into the Burchfield Penney Art Center for lighting education, lighting experience, lighting networking, and the celebration of the International Year of Light. 

6 pm  Tours of the Burchfield Penney with Rick Spaulding from LiteLab and Tony Bannon, Burchfield Penney executive director. in the galleries

7 pm Keynote speaker: Frank Florentine, brings more than 40 years of lighting experience and his unique view of the future. He started with a Lionel Train set in his basement – lighting the little buildings and roadways. He spent 10 years traveling with ballet companies and 25 years as the Lighting Designer at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum. Frank will challenge the audience to imagine their lighting desires and to make , those imaginings, reality. Listen – and learn – as he tells us how to create memorable lighting with the unique concept of Magic with a Drop of Light! In the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium

8 pm Outdoor Lighting Festival and Audio Installation at the Front Yard at the Center

Presented by the Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State and the Buffalo New York Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) 



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    Special Event  |  M&T SECOND FRIDAY

    Friday, September 11, 2015, 5:30–8 pm

    On the Second Friday of every month, thanks to the support of M&T Bank, the Burchfield Penney hosts something great!