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  • Oct 1

    Lecture / Discussion  |  Dr. Alexis De Veaux

    Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 7:30 pm

    ALEXIS DE VEAUX is the Distinguished Speaker, Part of the Dr. Paul G. Bulger Lecture Series, part of the Anne Frank Project at Buffalo State

  • Sep29

    Tour  |  Curator Tour of Art in Craft Media with Marvin Bjurlin

    Sunday, September 29, 2019, 1:30 pm

    Join Art in Craft Media juror Marvin Bjurlin for a tour of the exhibition.

  • Sep28

    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. 

  • Sep26

    Performance  |  ReSoundings : First Ward

    Thursday, September 26, 2019, 7 pm

    ReSoundings at the Center is a newly established concert series at the Burchfield Penney Art Center. The series is designed to provide audiences an opportunity to witness a video recording session by emerging composers/musicians in a unique environment. 

  • Sep21

    Performance  |  SOLD OUT!! COLTRANE: Curtis Lundy / LeNard Rutledge/ Montez Coleman

    Saturday, September 21, 2019, 8–9:30 pm

    This concert is SOLD OUT.

  • Sep20

    Performance  |  SOLD OUT: COLTRANE: Nasar Abadey, George Caldwell, Joe Ford and Jerry Livingston

    Friday, September 20, 2019, 8–10 pm


  • Sep19

    Performance  |  COLTRANE: Bilal NuGravee and the NuGravee Band

    Thursday, September 19, 2019, 8 pm

    Part of the John Coltrane Celebration at the Burchfield Penney

  • Sep13

    Special Event  |  Art Moves Me

    Friday, September 13, 2019, 8–9 pm

    An exciting demonstration of Art Moves Me will take place on the Burchfield Penney's Front Yard for M&T Second Friday September 13, 2018 8:00 pm. This live, site-specific performance presented by program participants will be accompanied by video projection on The Center’s façade. Amore

  • Sep 5

    Screening  |  BEYOND BOUNDARIES: DARE TO BE DIVERSE: Roll Red Roll, 2018

    Thursday, September 5, 2019, 7–9 pm

    At a pre-season football party in small-town Steubenville, Ohio, a heinous crime took place: the assault of a teenage girl by members of the beloved high school football team. 

  • Aug25


    Sunday, August 25, 2019, 1:30–2:30 pm

    Burchfield Scholar Nancy Weekly will lead a tour of the exhibition Charles E. Burchfield: Transitions, which explores creative ways that the artist represented time, weather, seasons, and sensory perceptions as his own life experiences led to unique stylistic advances and unprecedented visions.