• Remembering John T. Kociela by Scott Propeack

    Thursday, March 14, 2019

    Buffalonians take pride in our reputation as a community of good neighbors, and this quality was exemplified by the life of John T. Kociela, who passed away on February 27, 2019.

  • 2018 at the Burchfield Penney

    Thursday, December 20, 2018

    It has been another amazing year at the Burchfield Penney! Watch our 2018 Year in Review at


    Tuesday, November 13, 2018

    The 3-day event is Friday, 12-8 pm, Saturday, 10 am-5 pm, & Sunday, 11 am - 4 pm

  • Junior League of Buffalo and Burchfield Penney Announce Call for Works

    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    The Junior League of Buffalo, in partnership with the Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State, are excited to announce a call for proposals for a sculpture in recognition of the one-hundredth anniversary of the Junior League of Buffalo. 

  • Burchfield Penney Requesting Qualifications and Proposal for Operations of Museum CafĂ© and Catering Venues

    Thursday, October 18, 2018

    The Burchfield Penney Art Center at Buffalo State College is requesting qualifications and proposal for operations of museum café and catering venues. 

  • The Burchfield Penney seeks executive director

    Wednesday, October 3, 2018

    The Burchfield Penney is currently seeking an executive director.

  • Call for submissions for Stay Gold 2018

    Friday, September 14, 2018

    The Burchfield Penney Art Center is excited to announce our community art party anniversary celebration is returning for a third year! Interested in applying? Read on!

  • Happy Birthday John Coltrane!

    Thursday, September 13, 2018

    The Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective and Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State will celebrate the jazz form of colossus saxophonist John Coltrane (September 23, 1926 – July 17, 1967) at its annual three-day festival September 20 – 22, 2018. 


    Thursday, August 30, 2018

    In thanks for your support of the Burchfield Penney, we are offering our members and members of the Pappy Martin Legacy Jazz Collective the opportunity to purchase tickets in advance of the general public.

  • My Archival Processing Internship Experience

    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    Since I was very young, I have been visiting the Burchfield Penney Art Center to witness works from various local artists whose styles range with great diversity. I knew immediately that this museum in particular was special to me, and I must attempt to become a part of its team.