February Openings and Events
Bruce Jackson, Hoyt Lake, Delaware Park, Buffalo, 2010

February M&T Second Friday Celebrates the Opening of New Exhibitions
Friday, February 8 from 5:30-8:00 p.m.
The Burchfield Penney celebrates the opening of three new exhibitions as part of February’s M&T Second Friday: Being There: Bruce Jackson Photographs 1962-2012 in the East Gallery, Suspended Motion: Watercolors and Sculptures by Ellen Steinfeld in the Charles Cary Rumsey and Sylvia L. Rosen Galleries and Selected Artists from Arts Work in the Community Gallery. The evening also includes a drop-in art workshop and open galleries until 8pm.


Classes and Talks are Part of the International Center for Watercolor
The International Center for Watercolor at the Burchfield Penney is an initiative built upon the Center’s dedication to the medium of watercolor. The Burchfield Penney hosts a watercolor lecture series, workshops and demonstrations by renowned regional and national artists, educators and critics to expose the community-at-large to the scope of this very important and popular medium. For more information, email Kathy Shiroki, Curator of Museum Learning and Community Engagement, at shirokkg@buffalotate.edu.

February's Programs include:

Friday, February 15, 2013 at 12:30pm
My Appreciation of Watercolor: A Personal View with Nancy Weekly

Saturday, February 16, 2013, 12:30–4pm
Workshop: Watercolor 101 with Joe Whalen and Jeff Watkins

Thursday, February 21, 2013, 7pm
Community Watercolor Roundtable: A discussion for collectors, curators and practitioners of art

Saturday, February 23, 2013, 12:30–4pm
Watercolor 102 with Rita Argen Auerbach

More watercolor programs, classes and events can be found at www.BurchfieldPenney.org.

Warm Up This Winter with Events in the Galleries
Join us at the museum for a Gallery Talk on Charles Burchfield's Grain Elevators (1932-38) on February 10 presented by Burchfield Penney docents. Two six-week yoga sessions with instructors Leanne Oldenbrook and Jennifer Russo resume in mid-February. Three sessions of figure drawing sessions begin on February 21 (also held on March 21 and April 18). 

Valentine's Day: Unique Gifts that Support Western New York Artists
This Valentine’s Day find a one-of-a-kind gift at The Museum Store. From local greeting cards to silk scarves and ties to gorgeous jewelry, we will help you find the perfect present for your sweetheart. Receive a free gift with a purchase of $50 or more. Complimentary gift wrapping and museum members always receive a discount of 10%. Shop online at www.BurchfieldPenney.org.


Featured Upcoming Events

Burchfield Penney Book Club

Sunday, February 3, 2013, 3–5 pm

The Burchfield Penney Book Club meets on Sundays during the academic year to read and discuss books related to Western New York art or Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967).


Lecture / Discussion  |  Gallery Talk

Sunday, February 10, 2013, 2–2:30 pm

Join us for an in-depth gallery discussion of Charles E. Burchfield’s Grain Elevators (1932-1938) by Burchfield Penney docents.


Class / Workshop  |  Teacher Workshop: Strike a Pose

Thursday, February 21, 2013, 4–7 pm

The teacher workshop will connect dance and movement with the sculptures of Ellen Steinfeld.


Class / Workshop  |  Third Thursday Night Figure Drawing

Thursday, February 21, 2013, 6–8 pm

Students and the public are invited to participate in open figure drawing sessions at the Burchfield Penney Art Center.


Reading  |  Burchfield Penney's Poets and Writers Series: Carol Knuth and Sandra Cookson

Sunday, February 24, 2013, 2–4 pm

The Burchfield Penney's Poets and Writers Series is presented with support from the David and Ruth Lampe Poetry Endowment.

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