This Weekend! Two Big Events!
Jozef Bajus, Prayer for Olga, 2013



October M&T Second Friday is Friday, October 11 from 5:30pm

Friday, October 11 is M&T Second Friday! The evening includes the opening of Anna Scime's Spore Print Film Series, a drop in art workshop, and happy hour with music by Samuel Marabella Quartet from 5:30-7:30pm. A Musical Feast performs at 8 pm. Information and tickets for A Musical Feast ($10: Burchfield Penney members/students; $20 "not yet" members) at Join the event on Facebook and invite your friends! Gallery hours are until 8 pm.


Art in Craft Media 2013 Opens Saturday, October 12 from 6-8 pm

Saturday, October 12 from 6-8 pm is one of the highlights of Burchfield Penney’s exhibition calendar as we celebrate the opening of the 2013 Art in Craft Media Biennial exhibition. The 2013 exhibition celebrates 25 years since the Sylvia L. Rosen Endowment for Fine Art in Craft Media was established, and we are grateful for the friendship, vision and generosity of Mrs. Rosen. With 75 works by 55 artists, the exhibition highlights the best of contemporary craft in our region.



The Front Yard at the Burchfield Penney is Turning On Forever. October 18 at Sunset.

Join us at 5:30 pm in the Front Yard at the Burchfield Penney Art Center for a community street party celebrating the unveiling of this one-of-a-kind gallery experience. The festivities include a live musical performance by DME led by Tomás Henriques, and then at sunset (approximately 6:28 pm) the trio of projection towers turns on forever! Join the event on Facebook and invite your friends!

We are happy to welcome The Black Market Food Truck, Roaming Buffalo, Lloyd's Taco Truck, Amy’s Food Truck, Rolling Joe Café, Frank Gourmet Hot Dogs and House of Munch to the Front Yard celebration



Featured Upcoming Events

Special Event  |  Museums by Moonlight

Thursday, October 10, 2013, 5:30–10 pm

Eight of WNY's cultural institutions are part of Museums by Moonlight.


Class / Workshop  |  Teacher Workshop: Building the Craft of Connecting

Thursday, October 17, 2013, 4–7 pm

Building the Craft of Connecting is a workshop for all educators including the English, foreign language and art teacher. Participants will build with their hands and with their writing tools.


Class / Workshop  |  Capturing Burchfield: Plein Air Watercolor Painting at the Center

Saturday, October 19, 2013, 11 am–2 pm

Watercolorists gather your paints and water buckets and surround the Burchfield Penney Art Center. Plein Air painting is a tradition of holding onto a moment of time in an inspiring landscape.


Screening  |  Cinegael Buffalo 2013 Hidden Ireland: A celebration of Ireland in documentary film 1927-2012

Saturday, October 19, 2013, 11 am–9 pm

riverrun and the Irish Film Institute present a free series of films about Ireland on October 18-19 at the Burchfield Penney.


Class / Workshop  |  Annual Evening for Educators

Thursday, October 24, 2013, 4–6:30 pm

We welcome all current and future Western New York educators to our annual Evening for Educators. Please come join us as we celebrate the beginning of another school year.


Performance  |  An Evening with LehrerDance

Saturday, October 26, 2013, 5–6 pm

Get to know Buffalo's internationally touring professional dance company, Lehrer Dance, as they perform selections from their dynamic repertoire in an intimate setting.

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