Special Events, Holiday Shopping & More
Image by Chris Fritton, WNY Book Arts Center




Members Toast Celebrating Five Years in the “New” Museum
November 21, 2013

Burchfield Penney members are invited to a toast celebrating five years in the Gwathmey-Siegel designed museum on Thursday, November 21 from 6-8 pm. RSVP to Suzanne Belz at belzse@buffalostate.edu. Not a member—or is your membership lapsed? Join or renew today online at www.BurchfieldPenney.org, call 716-878-3547 (during business hours) or visit the Burchfield Penney! And, through December 31, join or renew at 2008 prices!


Save Me a Seat!
Sponsor a seat in the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium

Support the Burchfield Penney through our Save Me a Seat program. For a limited time, seats in the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium are available for naming opportunities. Each seat is adorned with a plaque recognizing the donor(s) or as a memorial for a loved one. Aisle seats are $1500 and all others are $1000. For more information, call the Development office at 716-878-3739 or email Jim Wyman at wymanj@buffalostate.edu. Download the Save Me a Seat order form at www.BurchfieldPenney.org.


Holiday Shopping at the Burchfield Penney Museum Store Supports the Center!

Every sale in the Museum Store supports the Center’s exhibitions and programs. The Store carries the works of more than 50 WNY artists, from jewelry to pottery, handbags, totes and more, directly benefitting our local artisans. Shop online or in person! Gift wrapping is always free and members receive 10% off of all purchases.


Holiday Open Studios at the Burchfield Penney
December 6, 7 & 8

The Burchfield Penney is happy to be part of Artists in Buffalo Holiday Open Studios for the second year. More than 30 artisans will sell their hand-crafted works. Visit www.BurchfieldPenney.org for a list of participating artists, and www.ArtistsinBuffalo.org for more on this region-wide event. And, a special thank you to the generous artists who are donating 20% of their sales to the Burchfield Penney! In addition, Jerry will be offering specials in Burchfield’s Café, including his famous homemade egg nog!


Image: Chris Fritton, studio director of Western New York Book Arts, created this limited edition print of the Gwathmey-Siegel Burchfield Penney as part of WNYBAC's architectural print series in honor of the Center's fifth anniversary. It is available in the Museum Store.

Featured Upcoming Events

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.


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.


Screening  |  **Limited tickets available** Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Thursday, November 21, 2013, 7:30–9 pm

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow will also be shown on December 5 and 12 at 7:30 pm at the Burchfield Penney.


Special Event  |  Museum Store is part of Black Friday Elmwood Village Boutique Crawl

Friday, November 29, 2013, 9 am–5 pm

The Burchfield Penney Art Center Musuem Store is part of the Elmwood Village Boutique Crawl on Black Friday.


Hosted Event  |  Eclectic Improv Company presents The Fantastic Comedy Machine!

Friday, November 29, 2013, 8–10 pm

An all-new show from Buffalo's most critically acclaimed comedy group on Friday and Saturday, November 29-30 at the Burchfield Penney.

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