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  • Sep23

    Lecture / Discussion  |  A Conversation with Jimmy Heath: SiriusXM Real Jazz Radio Host Eulis Cathey interviews instrumentalist, composer and arranger

    Saturday, September 23, 2017, 4 pm

     Jimmy Heath shares his memories of performing with John Coltrane

  • Aug27

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Gallery Talk with Victor Trabucco

    Sunday, August 27, 2017, 2 pm

    Join artist Victor Trabucco for a tour and discussion about his work and the exhibition Glass within Glass: The Magic of the Trabucco Studio.

  • May20

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Intersecting Identities

    Saturday, May 20, 2017, 2–5 pm

    Join the Burchfield Penney Art Center for a panel discussion as members of Buffalo's communities talk about their experiences with forming identity--what shifts, what remains constant, and how external and internal identity influences one's conception of self. 

  • May16

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Two Soldiers' Stories: Lebanon, Iraq & Back

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 7–9 pm

    Join best-selling authors Brian Castner and Matti Friedman for a memorable evening as they discuss their experiences of war in Lebanon and Iraq as well as the heartbreaks of their return home. Moderated by Just Buffalo's Barbara Cole.

  • Apr28

    Lecture / Discussion  |  The Creative Process for a Georgia O’Keeffe/Alfred Stieglitz Chamber Opera

    Friday, April 28, 2017, 7 pm

    Following a screening of excerpts from some of her other chamber operas, composer Laura Kaminsky will discuss Today It Rains that she is composing with librettists Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed. 

  • Mar10

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Filmmakers’ Panel featuring Grace Andriette, Dorothea Braemer, Paulette Moore, and Yoruba Richen

    Friday, March 10, 2017, 7 pm

    Filmmakers’ Panel featuring Grace Andriette, Dorothea Braemer, Paulette Moore, and Yoruba Richen

  • Feb 2

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Michaela Angela Davis: Image Activist & Writer

    Thursday, February 2, 2017, 7 pm

    An evening with the magazine editor, activist, and writer Michaela Angela Davis

  • Sep25

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Blistering Vision Gallery Talk

    Sunday, September 25, 2016, 2–3 pm

    Join Burchfield Penney docents for a gallery talk on the theme of "Burchfield's Expanded Vision" as expressed in the exhibition Blistering Vision. 

  • Sep 9

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Charles Burchfield and The Sunflower Sutra

    Friday, September 9, 2016, 7:30 pm

    Join us on September 9 during M&T Second Friday for a discussion of the sunflower in science and art.

  • Sep 1

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Dr. Edna M. Lindemann: A Legacy

    Thursday, September 1, 2016, 7–8 pm

    Join us on September 1st when Grace Meibohm, Dr. Lindemann's niece, and Micheline Lepine, Dr. Lindemann's long time Executive Assistant and friend, discuss Dr. Lindemann'spersonal and professional development in the mid-20th century.