• CALL FOR DOCENTS! Applications are being accepted for the 2018 Burchfield Penney Docent Class

    Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    Applications are due Friday, October 5. 

  • MET Insights, The Painter's Scrapbook: John Singer Sargent's Copies of Italian Art

    Monday, June 4, 2018

    John Singer Sargent had a lifelong love affair with Italy. 

  • Tinted Transitioning Color Tones

    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

  • SPRING ART SALE at the Burchfield Penney

    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.

  • Chynna DeSimone: Interning at the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives

    Wednesday, April 18, 2018

    We never seem to learn about Buffalo's own art history and contemporary art scene. 

  • Donate Your Books!

    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.

  • Remembering Phyllis Lutwack

    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 Artmore

  • Reflections on Wendell Castle

    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 tomore

  • Maggie Austin’s Cakes

    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.