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Lecture / Discussion | Dr. Crystal Fleming "How to be Less Stupid about Race"
Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 12:15–1:30 pm
Please join us in supporting and welcoming Dr. Fleming as our keynote speaker for Black History Month 2020.
Lecture / Discussion | The Past is Present: a discussion with civic leaders in 2019
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 6–8 pm
Join us on November 21st for a conversation with civic leaders and activists about how our communities try to ensure that “never again means never again.”
Lecture / Discussion | RESCHEDULED: Seasons on the Cusp: Exploring Weather and Climate Transitions
Sunday, October 27, 2019, 2–3:15 pm
Climatologist and SUNY Buffalo State professor Stephen Vermette, Ph.D. returns to the Burchfield Penney Art Center with new perspectives on Charles E. Burchfield’s artwork that portray the fickle transition of seasons, as well as observations on 21st-century Western New York weather and … more
Lecture / Discussion | Book Signing : Susan Nusbaum
Thursday, October 24, 2019, 7–9 pm
The poems in this collection travel across lifetimes, each twist and turn of the outer world reflecting an inner landscape, narratives unfolding against ever-changing backdrops-- places, seasons, decades. They trace the complexities of an ordinary life through the histories and environments … more
Lecture / Discussion | Artist Talk: Valentino Dixon - Art and Social Justice w/WGRZ-TV reporter-anchor Claudine Ewing
Thursday, October 10, 2019, 7 pm
WGRZ-TV reporter-anchor Claudine Ewing will interview the artist, exoneree and criminal justice reform advocate about art therapy and social justice reform
Lecture / Discussion | The “Nature Paintings” of Alexander von Humboldt: His Revolutionary use of Art to Reveal Scientific Concepts
Saturday, September 28, 2019, 2 pm
Buffalo is celebrating the 250th anniversary of the birth of German-born Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859), a towering figure in the natural sciences of the 19th century.
Lecture / Discussion | Book Signing : Jeff Simon Interviews William Coupon & Anthony Bannon
Thursday, September 26, 2019, 6:30–8 pm
Free with Gallery Admission
Lecture / Discussion | Seeing Buffalo through Charles Burchfield’s Eyes
Sunday, March 24, 2019, 2 pm
Steve Cichon will share thoughts and images about how Burchfield’s art reflected some of the rich Buffalo history that he has shared in books and blogs.
Lecture / Discussion | Charles Burchfield’s Wallpaper Designs: Then and Now
Sunday, February 24, 2019, 2 pm
Hear about Burchfield historic wallpaper designs from the 1920s from Burchfield Scholar Nancy Weekly, and then marvel at the hand silk-screened reproductions by Red Disk and their new design, “Idle Diversions,” that pays homage to Burchfield’s lively doodles. Presenting on this … more
Lecture / Discussion | "Meet the Artist: Anne Currier”
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 6:30–7:30 pm
Anne Currier will offer insight into the inspiration for her sculptures and a behind-the-scenes look at the collaboration with Boston Valley Terra Cotta and the processes involved in the fabrication of the tile panels on view in her exhibition, Display: Sculpture by Anne Currier. Time for … more