November Events and Exhibitions


Fifth: A Four Day Launch Celebrating Five Years in the "New" Museum

Join us November 7—November 10 in celebrating the fifth anniversary of the Gwathmey-Siegel designed Burchfield Penney Art Center, and experience a weekend—highlighted by M&T Bank Second Friday on November 8—of concerts, screenings, performances, tours, workshops and more. For more information, visit www.BurchfieldPenney.org.

Highlights include:

 

Academy Award-nominee Robert Forster in One Man Show
Saturday, November 2 at 8 pm

Burchfield Penney members and Buffalo State students/faculty/staff are invited to a special performance of One Man Show starring Oscar-nominee Robert Forster. 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. Not a member? Call 716-878-6011 and join or renew today!


JOIN US: Members' Toast Celebrating Five Years in the New Museum
Thursday, November 21 from 6 - 8 pm

Current and Landmark members are invited to join us for a toast celebrating five wonderful years in the Gwathmey-Siegel designed Burchfield Penney Art Center.To RSVP or for information, contact Suzanne Belz, membership manager, at belzse@buffalostate.edu or call 716-878-3547.

 

Donate Your Used Books - and Support the Burchfield Penney Docent Book Sale
November 16-17

On Saturday and Sunday, November 16 and 17 the Burchfield Penney docents will be holding a book sale to benefit the Docent Library during gallery hours. We are seeking donations of books from docents, staff and friends of the Burchfield Penney.

We are looking for books of all sorts, but we gratefully decline the following: periodicals/magazines, encyclopedias and books for “Dummies”. Please contact Joseph Lonzi at lonzijp@buffalostate.edu or call 716-878-3215 if you are uncertain about your donation. Books can be dropped off on Friday, November 8 - Wednesday, November 13.

 

 

Featured Upcoming Events
Nov
1

Lecture / Discussion  |  My Appreciation of Watercolor: A Personal View with Sally Treanor

Friday, November 1, 2013, 12:30–1 pm

Enjoy a lunch at the Burchfield Cafe before attending My Appreciation of Watercolor: A Personal View lecture series from 12:30-1:00 p.m.

Nov
2

Performance  |  Robert Forster in One Man Show

Saturday, November 2, 2013, 8–9:30 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.

Nov
3

Lecture / Discussion  |  Burchfield Penney Book Club: Da’s Shillelagh: A Tale of the Irish on the Niagara Frontier by Timothy M. Shannon

Sunday, November 3, 2013, 3–5 pm

This portrayal of life on the Niagara Frontier follows Danny and his descendents through the war, building of the Erie Canal, rapid growth of the tiny village of Buffalo, and its emergence as the Queen City of the Lakes.

Nov
9

Class / Workshop  |  The Motion of an Idea: Move Between Image and Text

Saturday, November 9, 2013, 10:30 am–2 pm

Explore the action of rendering and yielding to an image creating a landscape of language.

Nov
16

Special Event  |  Burchfield Penney Docent Used Book Sale

Saturday, November 16–Sunday, November 17, 2013

On Saturday and Sunday, November 16-17, join the Burchield Penney docents for a book sale to benefit the Docent Library.

Nov
17

Tour  |  Curator Tour of Charles Burchfield: By Design

Sunday, November 17, 2013, 2–3 pm

Burchfield Penney curator and manager of archives Tullis Johnson will join guest curators Brian Grunert and Kyle Morrissey of White Bicycle for a tour of Charles Burchfield: By Design.

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