August Events and Exhibitions
Douglas Kirkland's Marilyn is on view in the East Gallery



August M&T Second Friday
Friday, August 9, 2013 from 5:30pm

August M&T Second Friday celebrates the opening of two new exhibitions: Colleen Ludwig: Shiver and Craft in Black and White. The galleries are open until 8pm. For more information, visit


Spend a Burchfield-inspired weekend in and around Cleveland
October 4-6, 2013
Join the Burchfield Penney Art Center and Albright-Knox Art Gallery for a weekend in and around Cleveland, Ohio with visits and tours of the Charles Burchfield Homestead in Salem, Butler Institute of American Art, Cleveland Museum of Art and Severance Hall. Transportation, accommodation and meals are included. Double occupancy per person $400 / single $510. For more information, visit, email Mary Kozub at or call 716-878-3156.


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, contact Jim Wyman at 716-878-3739 or for reservations (Individual ticket: $200; Patron ticket: $300) and sponsorship opportunities.


In the Galleries
Exhibitions on view include Marilyn: The Douglas Kirkland Photoshoot, Ben Perrone: Illusion/Delusion and Disclosure: Women of the Burchfield Penney Collection. August is the final month for Charles Burchfield: Oh My Heavens, Charles Burchfield: The Studio as well as the exhibitions featuring the work of Ann Hamilton, Xu Bing and Song Dong.

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 For more about the Burchfield Penney, visit, and stay in touch on Facebook and Twitter.

Featured Upcoming Events

Class / Workshop  |  Thursday Watercolor Salon at the Center

Thursday, August 1, 2013, 7–8:30 pm

This week's Watercolor Salon features Catherine O'Neill.


Screening  |  The Misfits starring Marilyn Monroe

Thursday, August 22, 2013, 7:30–9 pm

Hallwalls executive director Ed Cardoni introduces this screening of The Misfits, presented in conjunction with the exhibition Marilyn: The Douglas Kirkland Photoshoot.


Special Event  |  2013 Art Auction & Gala SOLD OUT

Friday, September 20, 2013, 6–11 pm

The 2013 Art Auction and Gala is SOLD OUT.

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