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Monday, February 24, 2020
Wilhelmina Godfrey was an esteemed African American artist and an influential figure within both the local arts and African American communities.
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Brazilian artist Abdias do Nascimento, currently featured in the In The Fullness of Time exhibition, was an outspoken advocate for the for the rights of Afro-Brazilians in both his art and activism.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Purchased with funds from members of its board of trustees, the large-scale painting depicts social activist Blackburn (1901-1982) accompanied by members of the League of Negro Women Voters taking bold legislative steps seeking the right to vote.
Thursday, February 13, 2020
We continue to meet and make new friends with so many people coming for the first-time, many of whom became new members of the Center! Visitors were surprised and inspired to see the Center bustling with little ones having a great time.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
I would not be here in Buffalo if not for grant funding like IMLS, the NEA, and NEH--three federal funding sources that President Trump is proposing to eliminate in the FY 2021 budget.
Monday, December 23, 2019
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
The 3-day event is Friday, 12-8 pm, Saturday, 10 am-5 pm, & Sunday, 11 am - 4 pm
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
NOTE THAT THE DATE OF THIS EVENT HAS CHANGED TO NOVEMBER 20.
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
The Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective and Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State celebrate the birthday of one of the greatest saxophone players of all time at its annual collaborative three-day John Coltrane festival from September 19 – 21, 2019.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Even more exciting would be to recognize the sketch as tied to a Burchfield work and recently I had the joy of that happening.