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William M. Doran, Charles E. Burchfield and his wife Bertha attend the planting of a tree for the Maud Gordon Holmes Arboretum, April 30, 1965,  from the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives.

William M. Doran, Charles E. Burchfield and his wife Bertha attend the planting of a tree for the Maud Gordon Holmes Arboretum, April 30, 1965,  from the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives.

Special Event  |  Charles E. Burchfield Award Ceremony and Dinner

Saturday, October 22, 2016, 5:30–10 pm

As part of our ongoing fiftieth anniversary celebration, the Burchfield Penney Art Center cordially invites you to the third annual Charles E. Burchfield Award Dinner.

The Charles E. Burchfield Award, a distinction of international merit, recognizes great achievements in the arts
and honors commitment to environmental sustainability and the transformative power of the arts.

5:30 pm — Cocktails
6:30 pm — Dinner Seating
7:30 pm — Presentations

2016 Award Recipient
Tom & Gretchen Toles, both independently and as a couple, are renowned for their commitment to the environment, social consciousness and political activism.

A special thanks to Premier Wine and Spirits for supporting this event, and to Cynthia Baird Stark and Monica Angle for chairing this event.

RSVP by October 15  to Jennifer Merlette, Director of Development, at merletjl@buffalostate.edu or call 716-878-3739.

Tickets: $250 per person.