This Week at the Burchfield Penney

 

THE INTRICATE LIFE OF TREES: REVEALING THE EXTRAORDINARY IMPACT OF TREES IN OUR WORLD

Thursday, February 13, 2020, 6 pm

This presentation and the larger discussion will address the ecological significance, environmental value, and climate change impact of trees with Dr. Mark A. Bradford, Professor, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Dr. Robert J. Warren II, Associate Professor, SUNY Buffalo State, Biology Department

Sponsored by the SUNY Buffalo State Friends of the MGH Arboretum and the Burchfield Penney Art Center

Free and open to the public. More information at www.BurchfieldPenney.org

 

FEBRUARY M&T SECOND FRIDAY
Friday, February 14, 2020, 10:30 am–8 pm

Join us for February M&T Second Friday!

On the Second Friday of every month, thanks to the support of M&T Bank, the Burchfield Penney hosts something great! From openings and happy hours, programs, concerts, screenings or other special events, visitors experience the best of the Burchfield Penney.

The galleries are open from 10 am - 8 pm and are free all day! 

5:30–7:30 pm BILL TODD QUARTET

Jazz saxophonist and multiple woodwind performer, Bill Todd, developed a strong connection to music early in life through a bit of family tradition, very encouraging parents and many inspiring and influential teachers.

5:30–7:30 pm DROP IN ART MAKING WORKSHOP

Join the Burchfield Penney docents for a drop in art making workshop as part of M&T Second Friday.

 

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW

STAY A WHILE, STAY FOREVER: BUFFALO CHAMBER PLAYERS
Buffalo Chamber Players perform a unique concert celebrating the In The Fullness Of Time: Painting in Buffalo 1932-1972
Thursday, February 20, 2020, 7:30–9:30 pm

Tickets: $25 General Admission, $5 Student w/ID, Free for Members

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/buffalo-chamber-players-tickets-88526269455

CALL 716-878-6011 for Burchfield Penney member tickets

The Buffalo Chamber Players collaborate with the Burchfield Penney in a unique concert program complementing In The Fullness Of Time, Painting In Buffalo 1832-1972, an exhibition on view in the Center's East Gallery focusing on painters whose work had a lasting impact on the art and artists of the region.

The ensemble’s concert program explores composers with musical connections to Buffalo and Western New York, including George Crumb, Antonín Dvoƙák, Morton Feldman, Caroline Mallonee, and Roland E. Martin. 

The evening's music begins in the Center's Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium and concludes in the East Gallery. For more information, visit www.BurchfieldPenney.org

 

 

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
Feb
20

Class / Workshop  |  Veterans Art Academy

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 6–8 pm

The Veterans Art Academy strives to be beneficial in mind and spirit to those who participate. It is a source for healing, a way to connect to other vets and a means to create friendships and provide support to veterans and their families.

Feb
23

Book Club  |  Kid's Book Club: The Word Collector by Sonja Wimmer

Sunday, February 23, 2020, 1:30–3:30 pm

The program includes the book, a gallery tour and art making project. February's book is The Word Collector  by Sonja Wimmer.

Feb
27

Lecture / Discussion  |  Contemporary Environmental Art & Poetics: Reflections & Performances

Thursday, February 27, 2020, 7 pm

Please join us for this panel of performances, discussions of personal artistic practice, and reflections on how contemporary artforms are responding to environmental crisis.

Feb
29

Class / Workshop  |  Color Mixing Unique to Watercolor and Pigment Properties

Saturday, February 29, 2020, 10:30 am–1:30 pm

Each watercolor pigment is made from a different mineral with unique characteristics, including, staining, sedimentary, and/ or transparent to opaque. 

Feb
29

Hosted Event  |  The Grand Release: I Black Pharaoh: Rise To Power Book Signing

Saturday, February 29, 2020, 2–5 pm

Author Emmanuel Kulu Jr. and I Black Pharaoh Universe Presents...

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