|This Weekend at the Burchfield Penney!|
OCTOBER M&T SECOND FRIDAY
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.
RHAPSODY BY BOBBY PREVITE
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
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.
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