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Friday, February 24, 2017
What Charles Burchfield wrote in his journals in 1953, when he first met Violet, could be said by anyone lucky enough to have known her, “We liked her at once.”
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
“People allowed to be left in parked cars only in case of installation or performance.”
Monday, February 6, 2017
Annette McGuire Cravens touched a lot of lives. Count her among the greatest philanthropists of the arts and sciences in Western New York.
Sunday, February 5, 2017
The landscape of the cultural community of Western New York has changed.
Burchfield Penney Art Center seeks Project Archivist for the Artpark Archives (Contractual, Part Time)
Monday, January 23, 2017
The Burchfield Penney Art Center seeks a Project Archivist to process the Artpark Archive Collection. This position will span 6 months and will entail completing the arrangement and description of 301 cubic feet of textual and image records. This position is contractual, offering a maximum sum of … more
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Bob Flock was such a bundle of energy, bubbling over with smiles and chatter, that it’s hard to imagine him gone.
Monday, January 9, 2017
You'd think you understood, and then it would come clear that you were not even close to understanding Calvin Rand's purpose.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
As members of our community pass we look back on their accomplishments and the role that they played in the community.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Utilizing materials considered “byproducts”, Jozef’s art challenges viewers to consider the impact of our consumer lifestyles through his artworks.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
When comparing the watercolor painting by Charles E.Burchfield’s Wind-Blown Asters, the colors and techniques he used are somewhat similar to ceramics artists who create watercolor effects.