Past Events

  • Dec 1

    Lecture / Discussion  |  30 Years of AIDS…Where Have all the Artists Gone? with Madeline Davis and Gerald Mead

    Thursday, December 1, 2011, 7–8:30 pm

    This panel brings a unique perspective of the impact of AIDS on the local and national arts community.

  • Dec 1

    World AIDS Day Commemoration

    Thursday, December 1, 2011, 10 am–8 pm

    The World AIDS Day Commemoration features more than 50 handmade memorial quilts crafted as tributes to beloved Western New Yorkers lost to AIDS.

  • 13

    RendezVous Variations

    Thursday, November 17–Sunday, November 20, 2011

    RendezVous is an art and music festival centered around common themes appealing to the diverse interests of the Western New York community.

  • Nov 6

    Book Club  |  Burchfield Penney Book Club

    Sunday, November 6, 2011, 3–5 pm

    The Burchfield Penney Book Club meets on Sundays during the academic year to read and discuss books related to Western New York art or Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967).

  • Oct28

    2011 Art Auction & Gala

    Friday, October 28, 2011, 6–11 pm

    The Burchfield Penney’s Annual Art Auction & Gala takes place at the Mary Seaton Room at Kleinhans Music Hall on Friday, October 28. For ticket and sponsorship opportunities, call Allie Brady at 878-3227. 

  • Sep 9

    Welcome Back & Open House

    Friday, September 9, 2011, 5:30–9:30 pm

    Join us at the Burchfield Penney Art Center for an evening to kick off the semester and the Year of the Arts at Buffalo State College.

  • Jun10

    Opening Celebration  |  Steina: Involving People Into This Magic

    Friday, June 10, 2011

    Join us for the Opening Celebration for Steina: Involving People Into This Magic.

  • 2

    RendezBlue: Source

    Thursday, November 11, 7 pm–Friday, November 12, 2010 11 pm

    RendezBlue is an ongoing series of mini art festivals centered around common themes that appeal to the varied and diverse interests of Western New York.

  • Apr11

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Wind, Sunshine and Sky”

    Sunday, April 11, 2010, 3:30–5 pm

    Charles Burchfield wrote “My diary seems to be a journal of the wind, sunshine and sky”, and one can say much the same for his watercolors. While some may travel the world to find nature’s beauty, Charles Burchfield found beauty in his own backyard – our backyard. Hismore

  • Apr 8

    Lecture / Discussion  |  “Burchfield’s Sublime American Landscapes”

    Thursday, April 8, 2010, 7–8:30 pm

    In a journal entry from May 27, 1914 Charles Burchfield wrote “Already in my mind I have made the following resolution, but I will now put it down on paper: I hereby dedicate my life and soul to the study and love of nature, with the purpose to bring it before the mass of uninterested public,more