There is still time to give!

Have you made your donation to the Burchfield Penney Art Center’s 2019 Year-End Appeal?

There is still time to help us close out the year on a high note with your tax-deductible gift.

With your generosity, the Center can continue to realize Burchfield’s vision, provide valuable programs to the community and support the art and artists of Western New York. Donate online or contact Shawn Schlifke, Development Associate, at (716) 878-4526 or


Time is running out to receive 20% off Memberships!

Through December 31st receive 20% off a regular or gift membership to the Burchfield Penney Art Center. Please consider supporting the Center with a membership during this season of giving.

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Thank you for your continued support of the Burchfield Penney Art Center!


Anthony J. Sisti (1901-1983), View of Buffalo from Squaw Island [detail], ca. 1939; oil on canvas, 30 x 48 inches; Private Collection, on view in the exhibition In The Fullness of Time, Painting in Buffalo, 1832-1972.

Featured Upcoming Events

Special Event  |  Museums on Us from Bank of America

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

The Burchfield Penney is excited to be part of Bank of America's Museums on Us program, offering free general admission to Bank of America customers for "Holiday Week Museums" from December 26-31, 2019.


Book Club  |  The Electrifying Fall of Rainbow City: Spectacle and Assassination at the 1901 World’s Fair by Margaret Creighton

Thursday, January 2, 2020, 6:30 pm

The Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, dazzled with its new rainbow-colored electric lights. It showcased an array of wonders, like daredevils attempting to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel, or the “Animal King” putting the smallest woman in the world and also terrifying …


Class / Workshop  |  Art Moves Me

Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 10:15 am–12:30 pm

Art Moves Me, a gallery-based dance program designed for people living with brain and movement disorder disease. 


Special Event  |  Stay Gold: A Celebration of WNY Art

Friday, January 10, 2020, 4–10 pm

Join us on January 10th, 2020, for Stay Gold, as part of our M&T sponsored Second Fridays! 


Tour  |  Interior with Portraits: What the work teaches us with Janet Wetter

Sunday, January 12, 2020, 1:30 pm

Explore in depth the masterpiece Interior with Portraits, c. 1865 by Thomas Le Clear from the collection of Smithsonian American Art Museum with docent and Burchfield Penney board member Janet Wetter.

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