This Weekend at the Burchfield Penney!

 

OCTOBER M&T SECOND FRIDAY
Friday, October 12, 2018, 10 am–8 pm

Join us for October M&T Second Friday!

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. 

The galleries are open from 10am-8pm and free all day! Visit www.BurchfieldPenney.org for the full schedule of activites, and RSVP on Facebook and invite your friends!

The riverrun Film Festival: Mexican Cinema and Culture: Bending Borders contines on M&T Second Friday, starting at 2pm.

5:30-7:30 pm

Opening Celebration: DISPLAY: THE SCULPTURE OF ANNE CURRIER and CHARLES CARY RUMSEY: IN MOTION.

Live Music by La Marimba

Drop in Art Making Workshop & Book Reading 

 

RHAPSODY BY BOBBY PREVITE
Saturday, October 13, 2018, 8 pm

Commissioned by the 2015 Greenfield Prize in Music, RHAPSODY is an acoustic, evening-length song cycle on the subject of travel and migration. This star-studded band features John Medeski on piano, Nels Cline on acoustic guitars, Zeena Parkins on harp, Jen Shyu on vocals and erhu, Fabian Rucker -on saxophone, and Bobby Previte on trap drums, autoharp, and harmonica.

Tickets: $15 Members $30 Not Yet Members

Call 716-878-6011 for tickets or visit the Burchfield Penney.

 

CELEBRATING TREES: SPEND THE AFTERNOON AT THE BURCHFIELD PENNEY
Sunday, October 14, 2018, 11 am–3:30 pm

Join us for a celebration of trees!

Drop into the Studio Classroom for a fall-themed art making project!

Stay for a  tour of Burchfield's Arboretum: A Celebration of Trees with exhibition curator Tullis Johnson. 

Come celebrate fall with us by creating a work of art using beautifully preserved leaves! Using Burchfield’s Constant Leaf, 1960 as inspiration, design an oak leaf assemblage with autumn colors and embellishments to take home and enjoy!

Balsam Fir tree saplings generously donated by the Saratoga Tree Nursery will be given away to the first one hundred guests participating in these programs. 

 
All free with gallery admission! RSVP on Facebook and invite your friends! 

 

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), The Three Trees, 1931-46; watercolor on paper, 36 x 60 inches; Salem Public Library, Gift of Miss Alice MacMillan in memory of her father Joel, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the MacMillan Book Shop ON VIEW IN THE EXHIBITION BURCHFIELD'S ARBORETUM: A CELEBRATION OF TREES through December 2.

 

 

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
Oct
12

Screening  |  Buñuel in Mexico: A Mexican Buñuel & Simon of the Desert (Simón del desierto)

Friday, October 12, 2018, 2–4 pm

Oct
12

Screening  |  Risky Territories :Devil’s Freedom

Friday, October 12, 2018, 4–5:30 pm

In some of the world's most dangerous cities life is not worth much. Looking into the eyes of the protagonists of violence, victims as well as executioners, this documentary helps us understand how fear inserts itself into subconscious of Mexican society. 

Oct
12

Screening  |  Documenting/Animating the Border and Other Stories: Shorts

Friday, October 12, 2018, 7–8:45 pm

Oct
12

Lecture / Discussion  |  Borders/Immigration Panel and Mexican Poetry

Friday, October 12, 2018, 9–10 pm

The panel will follow the presentation of short films on borders and immigration.

Oct
13

Class / Workshop  |  Many Faces of Burchfield's Solitude

Saturday, October 13, 2018, 12–3:30 pm

Explore the fascinating imagery trapped in Charles Burchfield's painting, Solitude. Participants will select rock formations combined with trees and /or undergrowth to hide shapes or subtle imagery.

Oct
18

Tour  |  10 YEARS IN ARTIST'S TOUR

Thursday, October 18, 2018, 7 pm

Join Rose Popper, Fontini Galanes, Bob Budin, John Opera, Kyle Butler and Janelle Lynch for a tour of 10 Years In.

Oct
20

Lecture / Discussion  |  Screening & Conversation: Witch's Night Out followed by a conversation with Gary Wolfe & Jonathan Rogers

Saturday, October 20, 2018, 2 pm

This afternoon begins with a screening of Rogers's classic Witch's Night Out followed by a conversation with artists Johnathan Rogers and Gary Wolfe.

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