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Burchfield Penney Art Center Temporarily Closes

Monday, December 7, 2020

Due to the recent surge in regional and national cases related to the COVID-19 pandemic, along with the new CDC guidance recently issued, the Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State College today announced it has temporarily closed to the public.  A reopening date has not been determined due to the changing nature of the situation.

Burchfield Penney executive director Dennis Kois said, “We want to keep everyone safe and our top priority is to protect the health and safety of visitors and staff. We will continue to closely monitor guidance from local governments, public health officials and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and will notify the public as soon as we can safely reopen.”

In the meantime, the Burchfield Penney will continue to offer digital programming shared on the website, social media channels and in its bi-weekly newsletter. The public is invited to explore online activities--- virtual exhibitions, educational resources, performances, art demonstrations-- by visiting