|This week: Oscar-Nominee Robert Forster!|
|Robert Forster in Breaking Bad|
Oscar-nominee Robert Forster is at the Burchfield Penney this week!
Academy Award®-nominee Robert Forster, best known for his roles in Medium Cool (1969), Jackie Brown (1997), Heroes (2006-2011), The Descendants (2011) and Breaking Bad (2013), will spend the week of October 27 at the Burchfield Penney Art Center at Buffalo State as artist-in-residence. The actor will host two programs during his stay:
A Conversation with Robert Forster
Robert Forster will spend a riveting hour of insider movie and theater talk at the Burchfield Penney as part of the actor's artist residency at the Center. Tickets are $10 and free for Buffalo State students. For info and tickets, visit www.BurchfieldPenney.org.
Robert Forster in The One Man Show
Forster will share the work of his residency in a one performance-only production, The One Man Show, on Saturday, November 2 at 8 pm. The show, open only to members of the Burchfield Penney and students, faculty and staff of Buffalo State, is an interpretation of a renowned American cultural icon, presented with the assistance of students from Buffalo State’s theater department. Tickets are free for Buffalo State students and $10 Burchfield Penney members/Buffalo State faculty and staff. For info and tickets, visit www.BurchfieldPenney.org.
Fifth Anniversary Celebration Launch
Join us for four days that celebrate five years in the new museum! Highlights include a performance by A Musical Feast, the opening of Woody Vasulka's Didactic Video, happy hour with music by After Hours, the closing of Let There Be Light, Remembering Yvar (1941-1993): A Piano Marathon, screenings of For Greater Glory and Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, For the Late and Adventurous Only: Sonic and Image Performance, in both the Front Yard and Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium - and, the return of Stoney Connors! PLUS, drop-in art workshops and gallery tours throughout the weekend. More at www.BurchfieldPenney.org. Stay up-to-date with programs by visiting www.BurchfieldPenney.org or follow the Burchfield Penney on Twitter and Facebook.
Fifth Anniversary Membership Special
In honor of the fifth anniversary of the Gwathmey Siegel-designed Burchfield Penney Art Center, we would like to thank our Burchfield Penney family with a special membership discount. Purchase a new or gift membership - or renew your current membership - between November 1 - December 31, 2013 at 2008 rates: (Individual $30, Family/Dual $45, Friend $100, Curator’s Circle $250, Director’s Circle $500, Burchfield’s Circle $1,000). To take advantage of this offer, call 716-878-3547, join or renew online or visit the Burchfield Penney! Offer valid between November 1-December 31, 2013 only.
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