• Saturdays on the Front Yard

    Posted by LAURA MINOR on 6/24/2022

    Burchfield-Penny

    Outdoor art activities for kids at the  Burchfield-Penny Art Center!

    About this event

    Do you have a young art enthusiast in your family? Enjoy the outdoors with your whole family as you play and learn in our Front Yard!

    Exploring a new theme each week, all projects are process-oriented to ensure that your young artist(s) can flex their creative muscles and create their own works of art!

     

    July 2: Stained Glass Chalk Drawing

    July 9: Nature Weavings

    July 16: Stomp and Paint (Toddler Friendly)

    July 30: Sun Prints

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  • Visit The Castellani Art Museum

    Posted by LAURA MINOR on 6/21/2021

    Castellani Art Museum

    Visit The Castellani Art Museum at Niagara for free. There are several interesting Exhibitions to see right now. Check out works by Dorothy Gillespie and Cut, Fold, Roll explores paper art traditions that use nothing more than paper to create beautiful designs and images, spanning from the types of techniques and folds to the design process behind them.

     

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  • Rainy Days Art Making with the Albright-Knox

    Posted by LAURA MINOR on 6/11/2020

    Art Activities

    Oh no, it's raining! or maybe it's too hot to be outside. Albright-Knox to the rescue! they have a bunch on activities online perfect for stopping boredom in its tracks. 

    Albright Knox Online art Activities

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  • Seek Out Some Public Art

    Posted by LAURA MINOR on 6/11/2020

    Bunnie Reis Mural

    What is public art? It is art that is outside and anyone can view it you don't have to go to a Museum. It is art for everyone. It can be a mural on the side of a building or a sculpture. There may be some in your neighborhood. 

    Flower Mural

     

    The Albright-Knox Art Gallery has worked to bring many new pieces of Public Art to buffalo over the last 5 years. 

    Albright-Knox's Guide to Public Art

     

    Take a day and take a picture with as many pieces of public art as you can find. Become a tourist in your own city.

     

    Visit Buffalo Guide to Public Art

    BAS Mural

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  • Visit the Freedom Wall

    Posted by LAURA MINOR on 6/10/2020 4:00:00 PM

    Freedom Wall

    Freedom Wall

    Location: Michigan Avenue and East Ferry Street

    Earlier this year you may have taken the virtual Field Trip I created, now go see the wall in person. 

    The Albright-Knox Art Gallery Public Art Initiative, in collaboration with the Michigan Street African-American Heritage Corridor and neighborhood stakeholders, envisioned this mural as a way to celebrate our nation’s historic and ongoing struggles for political and social equality, including the formative and lasting contributions of local leaders to this cause. 

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  • Field Trip to Griffis Sculpture Park

    Posted by LAURA MINOR on 6/10/2020

    Griffis Sculpture Park Tower Sculpture

    Griffis Sculpture Park

    Locations:6902 Rohr Rd, East Otto, NY 14729 

    6902 Mill Valley Rd, East Otto, NY 14729

    The Griffis Sculpture Park is really worth a visit. It is about an hour away from school. Take a picnic and make a day out of it. Please note there are 2 sections of the park about 2 minutes apart. 

    About the park:

    Since the early ’60s, the steel sculptures of Larry Griffis, Jr. and other international artists have been residing in the woods, fields, and even ponds of Griffis Sculpture Park. The 450 acre Ashford Hollow park, located eight miles outside of Ellicottville, is not only a tremendous regional attraction but holds the distinction of being one of America’s largest and oldest sculpture parks.

    The park features over 250 large scale sculptures dispersed through miles of hiking trails. Each sculpture was placed with the natural setting in mind, creating a truly unique experience between art and nature.

    The park is actually split into two sections: Rohr Hill Road Site and Mill Valley Road Site. The Rohr Hill area is characterized by towering sculptures set in fields and woods just off the road. The Mill Valley Road Site features both a smooth walk area, as well miles of trails through a variety of terrain.

     

     

     

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