Cycles at the Center > April 11 - 14, 2013



Cycles at the Center: A four-day launch of art happenings dedicated to change, vision and motion
April 11-14, 2013

The second in a new series of launches, Cycles celebrates community and sustainable progress. Learn more at


Highlights of the weekend include:


Register Today for Burchfield Sites Bus Tour and Brunch
Sunday, April 14, part of Cycles at the Center

Visit the places that Charles E. Burchfield lived and worked, and see first-hand the sites he painted in Buffalo with Nancy Weekly, Head of Collections/Charles Cary Rumsey Curator and Burchfield scholar. Brunch will be served at Butterwood Sweet and Savory at the Lafayette Hotel in downtown Buffalo.

To reserve your space, send a check ($65 for Burchfield Penney members/$75 "not-yet" members) made payable to the Burchfield Penney Art Center to Mary Kozub, Burchfield Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, NY 14222. Space is limited. For questions, please email or call (716) 878-3156. For more information, visit


Call for Kids: Pop-Up Park Buffalo at the Center
Saturday, April 13, part of Cycles at the Center

Pop-Up Park Buffalo comes to the Burchfield Penney on Saturday, April 13, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. In one afternoon, a team of kids will design, build, play on, and tear down their own park in front of the Center.

Participation in Pop-Up Park Buffalo is free, however, reservations are required. Please call Alana Ryder at 878-4534 or email Space is limited, and children must be between the ages of 8 and 18. Lunch will be provided, and the event will take place rain or shine. For more information, visit


Most programs are free for Burchfield Penney members and “not-yet” members are asked to make a suggested donation of $10, except when additional ticket fees apply or events are free as noted in the event listings. Find more information at or call (716) 878-6011.

Featured Upcoming Events

Special Event  |  M&T Second Friday at the Burchfield Penney

Friday, April 12, 2013, 4–8 pm

Join the Burchfield Penney for April's Second Friday, part of Cycles at the Center.


Performance  |  A Musical Feast with David Taylor

Friday, April 12, 2013, 8–10 pm

Founded in 2006 by retired Concert Master of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Charles Haupt, A Musical Feast ventures to fuse contemporary and classical music.


Special Event  |  Bicycle Path Celebration and Special Events

Saturday, April 13, 2013, 1–5 pm

An all-day celebration of the new bicycle path on Elmwood Avenue.


Performance  |  LehrerDance

Saturday, April 13, 2013, 5:30–6:30 pm

LehrerDance returns to the Burchfield Penney Art Center for a very special dance presentation.


Screening  |  Paul Sharits's S:STREAM:S:S:SECTION:S:S:ECTION:S:S:ECTIONED (1971)

Saturday, April 13, 2013, 6:30–7:30 pm

The Burchfield Penney is home to The Paul Sharits Archives, an important collection of material relating to the artist's career.


Special Event  |  Burchfield City Sites Tour and Brunch

Sunday, April 14, 2013, 10 am–3 pm

The Burchfield Penney Art Center is offering a lecture and bus tour of Burchfield’s city sites. Visit the places Charles E. Burchfield lived and painted in Buffalo.

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