Today is M&T Second Friday!



August M&T Second Friday
Friday, August 9 from 10am-dusk
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. 

Admission is free all day, and the galleries close at 8pm.

5:30-7:30 pm
Live Music by Leroy Townes in the Front Yard

Opening Celebration: Burchfield Transitions in the John R. Oishei and Anthony J. Sisti Galleries and the Burchfield Rotunda, Harold L. Cohen – The Past is Present in the Budin Corridor Gallery and Scan featuring the work of John Rickus and Carlie Todoro-Rickus in the Project Space.

Drop in Art Making Workshop in the Studio Classroom

Get a poster of Burchfield's Six O'Clock for $1 in the Museum Store

Rational Psychrometric Formulae - Steve Solook and Andrew Deutsch in the Front Yard

8:30pm / Dusk
Double Real: Work by Artists in Residence at the Institute for Electronic Arts at Alfred University in the Front Yard


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  |  Art Moves Me

Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 10:30 am–12:30 pm

Art Moves Me is a site-specific program designed expressly for The Center by Cynthia Pegado. 


Class / Workshop  |  Art Moves Me

Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 10:30 am–12:30 pm

Art Moves Me is a site-specific program designed expressly for The Center by Cynthia Pegado.



Sunday, August 25, 2019, 1:30–2:30 pm

Burchfield Scholar Nancy Weekly will lead a tour of the exhibition Charles E. Burchfield: Transitions, which explores creative ways that the artist represented time, weather, seasons, and sensory perceptions as his own life experiences led to unique stylistic advances and unprecedented visions.


Book Club  |  Kid's Book Club: When Clay Sings by Byrd Baylor & Tom Bahti

Sunday, August 25, 2019, 1:30–3:30 pm

The program includes the book, a gallery tour and art making project. August's book is When Clay Sings by Byrd Baylor & Tom Bahti.

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