Today is 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.

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

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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

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.


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


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.


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.


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...


Tour  |  Curator Tour of IN THE FULLNESS OF TIME, PAINTING IN BUFFALO, 1832-1972

Sunday, March 1, 2020, 1:30 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.

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