February Exhibitions and Events
detail from Alberto Rey's " West Avenue, Buffalo, NY"


M&T Second Friday at the Burchfield Penney
Friday, February 14, 2014 from 5:30 pm

For February M&T Second Friday, the Burchfield Penney celebrates the opening of seven new exhibitions from 5:30-7:30 pm: Biological Regionalism: Alberto Rey, Bridging the Great Divide, Brian Milbrand: Melt, Fly Fishing: A Celebration of the Stream, Charles Burchfield: Water, Family Tree and Hydro-graphic.

At 7:00 pm, the Burchfield Penney Writers and Poets Series returns for the spring 2014 semester with a reading by Perry Nicholas and Robert Baxter.

A drop-in art making workshop will take place in the studio classroom from 5:30 – 7:30 pm.

More information at www.BurchfieldPenney.org.


Crisis! A Film Series Returns to the Burchfield Penney
Bonfire of the Vanities Begins the Series on Thursday, January 30

Using classic and contemporary films and expert commentators, Crisis! engages the community in a discussion about the global economic crisis. Each screening begins with a panel discussion at 6 pm which includes experts from Buffalo State’s faculty and the community followed by the film at 6:30 pm. Audiences can expect a broad spectrum of views, lively discussion and debate. Films featured include: Bonfire of the Vanities (Jan. 30), The Smartest Guys in the Room (Feb. 20), Frontline: Money, Power & Wall Street (Feb. 27), Inside Job (Mar. 6), Margin Call (Mar. 13), Client #9 (Mar. 20), The Madoff Affair ( Apr. 3), Capitalism: A Love Story (Apr. 17), and Inequality for All (Apr. 24). The Crisis! Film series are free and open to the public.


International Center for Watercolor Classes Begin February 2

Workshops, classes and discussions take place on Sundays and Fridays from February-May as part of the International Center for Watercolor. The new schedule begins Sunday, February 2 with a workshop with Rita Argen Auerbach. Friday lunchtime talks resume on Friday, February 7 at 12:30 with My Appreciation of Watercolor A Personal View: The Value of Value with Ric Feeney. Head of Collections/the Charles Cary Rumsey curator at the Burchfield Penney will join art conservator Christina Taylor on Thursday, February 6 at 7 pm for a discussion on the restoration of New Moon #10. For the complete schedule of events, visit www.BurchfieldPenney.org.


Attention Artists: Buffalo State's Entrepreneurship in the Arts Certificate Program

Offered on Thursday evenings, 5:45-9:00 p.m. (2/13, 2/20, 2/27, 3/6, & 3/13) at the Burchfield Penney, the workshops will inform you about understanding your market; selling locally, nationally, and on the web; how to prepare a guiding plan; and the role of finance in your business. For more information and program costs, visit www.BuffaloState.edu/sbdc.

Featured Upcoming Events

Lecture / Discussion  |  Community Meeting about the Art Barge Project

Thursday, January 30, 2014, 7–9 pm

The community is invited for an open discussion with organizing artists and curators about the Barge Project.


Lecture / Discussion  |  Best Planned City in the World : Olmsted, Vaux and the Buffalo Park System ( Designing the American Park ) by Francis Kowsky

Sunday, February 2, 2014, 3–5 pm

Dr. Kowsky brings new perspective to this vast undertaking, analyzing it as a cohesive expression of the visionary landscape and planning principles that Olmsted and Vaux pioneered.


Special Event  |  Mid-Winter Blow Out Sale at the Burchfield Penney Museum Store

Tuesday, February 4, 10 am–Sunday, February 16, 2014 5 pm

The Burchfield Penney Museum Store Blow Out Sale runs from Tuesday, February 4 - Sunday, February 16 during gallery hours with discounts up to 60% off of select merchandise.

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