January News and Events
Detail of Illusion/Delusion with Ben Perrone and Scott Propeack


Happy New Year from all of us at the Burchfield Penney!


Exhibitions Closing in January

Several popular exhibitions are closing in January. Don't miss the opportunity to experience Ben Perrone's Illusion/Delusion (closing Sunday, January 5), Art in Craft Media 2013, Woody Vasulka: Didactic VideoCharles Burchfield: By Design and Charles Burchfield: Evidence of Intent (closing Sunday, January 26). For more on these exhibitions as well as what is coming up next at The Center, visit www.BurchfieldPenney.org.



M&T Second Friday
Friday, January 10 from 5:30 pm

Join us for M&T Second Friday featuring happy hour with music by Family Funktion & the Sitar Jams from 5:30-7:30 pm in the Reception Area, a drop-in art making workshop from 5:30-7:30 pm in the Studio Classroom and a presentation about censorship & art by the Termite TV Collective at 7:30 in the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium. The galleries are open until 8 pm. For more information, visit www.BurchfieldPenney.org.



Burchfield Penney Book Club Continues for 2014

The Burchfield Penney Book Club meets the first Sunday of each month at 3 pm. New members are always welcome and encouraged to join!

On Sunday, January 5, we are delighted to welcome Mark Goldman, who will discuss his book High Hopes: The Rise and Decline of Buffalo, NY. 

Dr. Francis Kowsky joins us on February 2 for a discussion about his new book The Best Planned City in the World: Olmsted, Vaux and the Buffalo Park System.

Book Club begins with a brief docent led tour of The Center, followed by a discussion of the chosen book. Please contact Joseph Lonzi at lonzijp@buffalostate.edu with any questions. Admission is free to Burchfield Penney members, and general admission applies for "not yet" members.



International Center for Watercolor Spring 2014 Classes Begin in February

Visit the International Center for Watercolor website at www.BurchfieldPenney.org for the schedule of art making classes, watercolor discussions and other special events scheduled for 2014. For more information, contact Kathy Gaye Shiroki at 716-878-3549 or email shirokkg@buffalostate.edu.




Featured Upcoming Events

Hosted Event  |  Celebration of the Life of Bruce Kurland

Sunday, January 5, 2014, 11 am–1 pm

Please join family members and friends of Bruce Kurland, who passed away on December 11th, for a celebration of his life.


Tour  |  Artist Tour of Snap Out of It! with Missy Kennedy Cleary

Sunday, January 5, 2014, 2–3 pm

Photographer Missy Kennedy Cleary will lead a tour of the exhibition Snap Out of It!


Tour  |  Scott Propeack & Ben Perrone on Illusion/Delusion

Sunday, January 5, 2014, 2–3 pm

Join curator Scott Propeack and artist Ben Perrone for a discussion on Illusion/Delusion.


Lecture / Discussion  |  Burchfield Penney Book Club: High Hopes: The Rise and Decline of Buffalo New York by Mark Goldman

Sunday, January 5, 2014, 3–5 pm

High Hopes analyzes and interprets the historical forces--external and internal--that have shaped New York's second largest city.


Tour  |  Art in Craft Media Artist and Juror Tours

Thursday, January 9, 2014, 7–9 pm

Linda Collignon, Carol Ann Rice Rafferty, Victor Trabucco, Hillary Fayle, Temi Kucinski, Mitchell Messina, Tina Vu, Diane Bond, Sunhwa Kim, Marcelo Florencio and juror Robert Wood will lead a tour of Art in Craft Media 2013.


Special Event  |  M & T Second Friday

Friday, January 10, 2014, 5:30–8 pm

On the Second Friday of every month, thanks to the support of M&T Bank, the Burchfield Penney hosts something great!

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