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Thursday, December 28, 2017
Maggie Austin has created sugar vases for the Obama family and wields a paintbrush with the expertise of an atelier-trained artist.
Monday, December 18, 2017
The Burchfield Penney Art Center joins the Western New York community in mourning the death of Robert G. “Bob” Wilmers, who served as chief executive officer and chairman of M&T Bank from 1983 until his passing on December 16, 2017. During the past thirty-four years, Mr. Wilmers has … more
Monday, December 11, 2017
An artist's job is to notice the important things that others have overlooked. To call them back to see what they've missed.
Monday, November 27, 2017
The exhibition at the Montclair Art Museum in New Jersey is Charles E. Burchfield: Weather Event (through January 7, 2018). The show originates from the Burchfield Penney Art Center.
Thursday, November 2, 2017
M. Henry Jones, with good reason, calls himself a visual pioneer. He is being modest, and, as always, honest.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Buffalo Beer Week Event: Hop Art at Pizza Plant
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
I initially felt a little out of place among art history and museum studies majors, but after working on a variety of projects and learning more about local art history, I realized how relevant this internship was to my own experience.
Monday, August 28, 2017
My choice was influenced by not only the museum’s proximity to home but also by my fond memories of visiting the Burchfield during my adolescence. Although I didn’t fully realize I wanted to work in museums until my second year of college, I’d like to believe the Burchfield … more
Friday, May 26, 2017
Please note that the Buffalo Marathon is Sunday, and access to the Burchfield Penney via Elmwood Ave. may be limited. Please access The Center via Grant Street.