|This Week at the Burchfield Penney|
TRUNK SHOW WITH BILLY PREDERGAST
The Burchfield Penney Museum Store is hosting a series of trunk shows showcasing the work of Western New York jewelers and artisans working in a variety of media. Enjoy this opportunity to meet the artists and discuss their work while seeing what is new in the local crafts community. For more information, call the Museum Store at 716-878-3595. RSVP on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/BurchfieldPenney
SCREENING: THE UNAFRAID
THE UNAFRAID is a feature length documentary that follows the personal lives of three DACA students in Georgia, a state that has banned them from attending their top state universities and disqualifies them from receiving in-state tuition at any other public college. Shot in an observational style over a period of four years, this film takes an intimate look at the lives of Alejandro, Silvia and Aldo as they navigate activism, pursuing their right to education, and fighting for the rights of their families and communities.
THE UNAFRAID shows us what it means to grow up both American and undocumented in the United States.
This is a free event.
ARTIST TOUR WITH HARVEY BREVERMAN: JEWISH SIGNS AND SYMBOLS IN PICTORIAL IMAGES
Join artist Harvey Breverman for a tour of THE CONTRADICTIONS OF BEING: COMPOSITE WORKS BY HARVEY BREVERMAN.
“As we view several selective groups of paintings and mixed media drawings that are amalgams of seductive, penetrating, rhythmic “melanges” of colliding elements, both sacred and secular, I will share with you the underlying motivations for each open-ended series.” Harvey Breverman
Free with gallery admission.
ENTROPY: THE POETEXPO
What is poetry if not the distillation of utter chaos into beauty?
Entropy: THE POETEXPO is a celebration of the chaotic loveliness of all things poetry. Browse books from regional presses, make your own Pamphlet Stitch Journal with the Western New York Books Arts Center, and hear the work of some of Buffalo’s most stellar poets.
FEATURING Julio Montalvo Valentin, Megan Kemple, Robin Jordan, and Eve Williams Wilson.
With readings by Just Buffalo Writing Center Young Writers.
Vendor tables will be open throughout the event.
1:30 pm: “On Process, People, and Place” - Panel discussion with the featured readers
This event is free with gallery admission. See the complete schedule at www.Facebook.com/BurchfieldPenney.
Image: Brooch by Billy Prendergast.
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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