Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo

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The Burchfield Penney Art Center, or just the Burchfield Penney, is an arts and educational institution part of Buffalo State College, located adjacent to the main campus in Buffalo, New York, United States. Dedicated to the art and vision of American painter Charles E. Burchfield, it was founded in 1966 as the Charles E. Burchfield Center. The center features a museum, library, and activity space for the arts. It maintains the world's largest collection of Burchfield's work, as well as many other distinguished artists of Buffalo, Niagara and Western New York. It is engaged with every aspect of Buffalo and the region's rich cultural activity.

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  • A very good exhibit exploring the COVD themes took up most off my visit, but there was also a nice one featuring a lot of birds which I didn't have time to fully appreciate. The staff was also very...  more »
  • The B-P just re-opened. Visited during the members`weekend. This is one of the best exhibition spaces in any place. The current exhibitions are terrific and are a must see. don`t miss an opportunity.....  more »
  • Always a treat every time I visit. Great local and national talent always on display. Featured galleries and exhibits are always being added to keep the look ever changing. You definitely have to check this place out if you like the arts!
  • I love this art museum! It is small but spacious with a variety of works. The staff are very friendly. On the second Friday of the month, the museum is free to the public. I took my grandchildren yesterday. It was both educational and enjoyable. Highly recommend!

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