Past Events

  • 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.

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    Nov11

    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

  • Mar18

    Lecture / Discussion  |  “Conventions for Abstract Thoughts”

    Thursday, March 18, 2010, 7–8:30 pm

    In childhood, Charles Burchfield formulated memories of fear and mourning that he would later transform into his own language of pictorial symbols he called “Conventions for Abstract Thoughts.”  His actual personal meanings might not be discernible to the outer world, but thesemore

  • Mar 7

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Panel Discussion with Robert Gober, Cynthia Burlingham and Nancy Weekly

    Sunday, March 7, 2010, 2:30–4 pm