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  • Feb24

    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 thismore

  • Nov 8

    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 formore

  • Nov 8

    Lecture / Discussion  |  "Meet the Artist: Anne Currier”

    Thursday, November 8, 2018, 12:15–1:15 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 formore

  • Oct20

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Screening & Conversation: Witch's Night Out followed by a conversation with Gary Wolfe & Jonathan Rogers

    Saturday, October 20, 2018, 2 pm

    This afternoon begins with a screening of Rogers's classic Witch's Night Out followed by a conversation with artists Johnathan Rogers and Gary Wolfe.

  • Sep20

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Chas With Jazz: At the Bon Ton with Charles Mancuso Accompanied by Pianist George Caldwell

    Thursday, September 20, 2018, 7 pm

    SUNY Buffalo State professor Chuck Mancuso will present a talk on the iconic night club. Pianist George Caldwell will accompany playing the great sounds of Bon Ton jazz. 

  • Sep13

    Lecture / Discussion  |  What museums mean to the life of an artist

    Thursday, September 13, 2018, 6:30–8 pm

    Artists included in “What Museums Mean to the Life of an Artist” include Gary Nickard, Dorothea Braemer, LeRoi Johnson, and Catherine Shuman Miller. who are also featured in the 10 Years In exhibition. 

  • Sep 6

    Lecture / Discussion  |  A Celebration of Trees: Burchfield and the Buffalo State Arboretum

    Thursday, September 6, 2018, 6:30 pm

    The Burchfield Penney presents a panel discussion celebrating trees, and the past and present efforts of members of the Maud Gordon Holmes Arboretum.

  • Jul21

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Gallery Talk: IMAGE AND WORD: Merton & Lax, Burchfield & Jung

    Saturday, July 21, 2018, 1:30 pm

    Ash and Soudant will bring their expertice to the discussion of Merton and Lax / Words and Dreams.

  • Jul19

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Improving Cultural Access: Exploring the Challenger Community News Archive

    Thursday, July 19, 2018, 12:30–1:30 pm

    Marcella Griffin will give an overview of her work from the spring semester and discuss the cultural impact of the Challenger Community News.

  • Oct12

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Cameras in Cuba: Reflections on Revolutionary Cinema by Ann Marie Stock

    Thursday, October 12, 2017, 6–7 pm

    Cuban Cinema and Culture is from October 12 - 14 at the Burchfield Penney.