The Center blog features writing by the museum staff, volunteers, students and guest writers. If you are interested in contributing to our blog, please send a bio and short statement about your topic to email@example.com.You can also participate with the Burchfield Penney on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr.
We would like to hear from you!
Monday, June 4, 2018
John Singer Sargent had a lifelong love affair with Italy.
Monday, May 14, 2018
“Watercolour can become like a new language that you can use to express your creativity across my subjects and styles.” Kateri Ewing
Thursday, April 26, 2018
The Burchfield Penney hosts its annual Spring Artists Sale on Friday, May 4 from 12-8pm and Saturday, May 5 from 10am-4 pm. The work of WNY artisans will be featured as well as specials in The Museum Store.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
We never seem to learn about Buffalo's own art history and contemporary art scene.
Friday, March 9, 2018
The Burchfield Penney Art Center is once again gathering books for our Annual Book Sale to be held in May. Spring is a great time to go through your books and donate those that you no longer want, making room for new friends on your shelves.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The Burchfield Penney and SUNY Buffalo State are currently searching for an EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR for the Burchfield Penney.
Monday, February 12, 2018
We learned sadly that our friend Phyllis Lutwack passed away on February 9, 2018. She and her husband Wilton were tremendous supporters of the museum from its earliest years. In 1999, Phyllis received the Esprit de Corps Award for Council/Board Members. She was a member of the Burchfield Penney Art … more
Thursday, January 25, 2018
With great sadness, the Burchfield Penney Art Center mourns the loss of Wendell Castle, the internationally celebrated artist who died on January 20th at the age of 85. For more than five decades, his creative energies never waned. He truly changed the worlds of sculpture and furniture design to … more
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