July Events and Exhibitions
Marilyn (1961) by Douglas Kirkland


July M&T Second Friday is July 12
July M&T Second Friday
includes the celebration of five new exhibitions: Marilyn: The Douglas Kirkland Photoshoot, Ben Perrone: Illusion/Delusion, Andrew Topolski: Enjambment, Disclosure: Women of the Burchfield Penney Collection and Odyssey, works from Aspire’s iXpress art program. Douglas Kirkland will speak at 5:30 in the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium about the iconic Marilyn Monroe photoshoot as well as his career as a Hollywood photographer (presented by Canon). At 7:30, the Buffalo Chamber Players will perform Odyssey and from 5:30-7:30 Let There Be Light artist Shasti O’Leary Soudant presents Hands-On in the Useum.


Thursday Watercolor Salons Continue in the Studio Classroom
This summer, enjoy Thursday Watercolor Salons at the Center on July 11, 18 & 25 and August 1. Bring your watercolor supplies, stop by Burchfield's Cafe to purchase a refreshing drink and join your friends in the Studio Classroom for painting and conversation. The cost is $10 for members and $20 for "not-yet" members. For more information, visit www.BurchfieldPenney.org, call 716-878-3549 or email shirokkg@buffalostate.edu.


In the Galleries
July is the final month for Ellen Steinfeld: Suspended Motion (on view until July 28). Charles Burchfield: Oh My Heavens and Charles Burchfield: The Studio are on view through August 4. Enjoy a docent-led tour of the exhibitions every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 2pm (free with admission), or schedule a private group tour by calling Mary Kozub at 716-878-3156 or email kozubmm@buffalostate.edu. For more about the Burchfield Penney, visit www.BurchfieldPenney.org, and stay in touch on Facebook and Twitter.


Save the Date for the 2013 Burchfield Penney Art Auction & Gala
September 20 at the Center
Join co-chairs Burt & Patricia Notarius, Ph.D. and Gina & Erik O’Neill in celebrating five years since the opening of our Gwathmey Siegel designed museum. On September 20 we will honor William J. Magavern II, Lead Donor, Burchfield Penney Capital Campaign and Paula Joy Reinhold, Chair, Burchfield Penney Capital Campaign. Please visit www.BurchfieldPenney.org/Gala2013, contact Jim Wyman at 716-878-3739 or wymanj@buffalostate.edu for reservations (Individual ticket: $200; Patron ticket: $300) and sponsorship opportunities.

Featured Upcoming Events

Lecture / Discussion  |  Gallery Talk

Sunday, July 7, 2013, 2–2:30 pm

Join us for an in-depth gallery discussion of Charles E. Burchfield’s Landscape with Gray Clouds (c. 1962) and Song of the Tree Cricket (1959-60) by Burchfield Penney docents.


Hosted Event  |  LGBT Professionals Network

Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 5–7 pm

LGBT Professionals Network is a professional monthly program hosted by the Pride Center.


Tour  |  POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 28: Curators' Tour with Don Metz and Scott Propeack

Sunday, July 21, 2013, 2–3 pm

This tour has been postponed until July 28.


Screening  |  Marilyn Monroe stars in Niagara

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 7:30–9 pm

Burchfield Penney Art Center executive director Tony Bannon will introduce a screening of the Marilyn Monroe classic Niagara.

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