This Week at the Burchfield Penney

 

A CONVERSATION ON PAINTING IN BUFFALO 1832-1972 AT LARKIN SQUARE
Note this event is NOT at the Burchfield Penney!
Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 5:30 pm

The Larkin Square Author Series is pleased to welcome Burchfield Penney Art Center curators, Scott Propeak and Tullis Johnson, to speak about the exhibition In The Fullness of Time: Painting in Buffalo, 1832-1972. Propeack and Johnson will share highlights of the exhibition.

The event will be held in the Filling Station in Larkin Square, 745 Seneca Street. The talk includes free admission and free parking.

The book which accompanies the exhibiton will be available for sale at this event. RSVP on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/606887776519887/

 

WORKSHOP: TRANSFORMING ARTIFACTS
Found Treasures Of Our Lives
Saturday, January 18, 2020, 11 am–2 pm

Saturdays, January 18 and 25, 2020
Artists/Instructors:  Karima Bondi, Mark Goldman, Elizabeth Leader
11:00 AM- 2:00 PM
$60 members / $70 not-yet members
**LImited spots remain**

Learn more about this workshop at www.BurchfieldPenney.org.

 

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Read about Charles Burchfield and the exhibition Charles Burchfield: A Magical Rebirth in The Washington Post at www.BurchfeldPenney.org:

I grew up in Upstate New York. It took the art of Charles Burchfield to help me rediscover the beauty of its winters. By Philip Kennicott, The Washington Post Art and Architecture critic

 

Image: Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Song of the Telegraph [detail], 1917-1952; watercolor on paper, 34 x 53 inches; Collection of William and Rose-Marie Shanahan On view in the exhibition Charles Burchfield: A Magical Rebirth


The Burchfield Penney, accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and member of the Association of Art Museum Directors, is supported in part with public funds from Erie County and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

 

Featured Upcoming Events
Jan
15

Class / Workshop  |  Art Moves Me

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 10:15 am–12:30 pm

Art Moves Me is a gallery-based dance program designed for people living with brain and movement disorder disease. 

Jan
26

Tour  |  Curator Tour of Painting in Buffalo

Sunday, January 26, 2020, 1 pm

Join exhibition curator Tullis Johnson for a tour of IN THE FULLNESS OF TIME, PAINTING IN BUFFALO, 1832-1972 presented by M&T Bank.

Jan
26

Book Club  |  KID'S BOOK CLUB:A Dragon on the Roof: A Children's Book Inspired by Antoni Gaudí

Sunday, January 26, 2020, 1:30–3:30 pm

The program includes the book, a gallery tour and art making project. January's book is A Dragon on the Roof: A Children's Book Inspired by Antoni Gaudí by Cecile Alix (Author), Fred Sochard (Illustrator).

Feb
2

Class / Workshop  |  LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE: Definitive Strokes and Washes for Vibrant Color: Brush control and beginning washes

Sunday, February 2, 2020, 1–3:30 pm

There are limited spots available for this class.

Feb
6

Book Club  |  The Night Swimmers by Peter Rock

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 6 pm

Beneath the surface of Lake Michigan there are vast systems: crosscutting currents, sudden drop-offs, depths of absolute darkness, shipwrecked bodies, hidden places. Peter Rock’s stunning autobiographical novel begins in the ’90s on the Door Peninsula of Wisconsin.

Feb
8

Special Event  |  Hyatt's All Things Creative Family Day at the Burchfield Penney

Saturday, February 8, 2020, 11 am–4 pm

Join the Burchfield Penney for a $5 Family Day on Saturday, February 8, presented by Hyatt's All Things Creative.

Feb
20

Performance  |  Stay a While, Stay Forever: Buffalo Chamber Players

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 7:30–9:30 pm

As Buffalo’s preeminent chamber music ensemble, the Buffalo Chamber Players explore composers with musical connections to Buffalo and Western New York

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