Visual Arts
Len Biszkont at Art Dialogue Gallery.
Len Biszkont at Art Dialogue Gallery.

In Galleries Now

by / May. 15, 2018 4am EST

          = ART OPENING

125 Art Collective Tattoo Studio (125 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14201): Jennifer Ryan.

Albright-Knox Art Gallery (1285 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222, 882-8700, Introducing Tony Conrad: A Retrospective, on view through May 27. We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85, on view through May 27. Matisse and the Art of Jazz, on view through Jun 17. Picturing Niagara, paintings by Stephen Hannock, on view through Sep 30.  B. Ingrid Olson: Forehead and Brain, through Jun 17. Tue-Sun 10am-5pm, open late First Fridays (free) until 10pm.  

Anna Kaplan Contemporary (1250 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14213, 604-6183, Rebecca Allan: Debris Fields, a solo exhibition on view through Jun 16. Sat 12-4 or by appointment.

Art 247 (247 Market Street, Lockport, NY 14094, Wed-Sun, 10am-5pm.

Art Dialogue Gallery (5 Linwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209 Len Biszkont: Stories Told, on view through Jul 6. Opening reception, Sat May 19, 2-4pm. Tue-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 11am-3pm. 

Artists Group Gallery (Western New York Artists Group) (1 Linwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209, 716-885-2251, The Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society, Spring 2018 Members Transparent Watercolor Show, on view through Jun 1. Reception and awards ceremony Sat, May 19, 2-4pm. Tue-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 11am-3pm.

Betty’s Restaurant (370 Virginia Street, Buffalo, NY 14201, 362-0633, Betty’s annual staff, friends, and family show. Through May 20. Tue-Thu, 8am-9pm, Fri 8am-10pm, Sat 9am-10pm, Sun 9am-2pm.

Benjaman Gallery (419 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, NY 14222, Works from the collection. Thu-Sat 11am-5pm. 

BOX Gallery (Buffalo Niagara Hostel, 667 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14203): Feel Me, a multi-layered installation by Kyla Kegler, on view through Jun 15. Every day 4-10pm.

Buffalo Arts Studio (Tri Main Building 5th Floor, 2495 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, 833-4450, Solo exhibitions by Chuck Tingley and Mizin Shin. Tue-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-2pm, Fourth Fridays till 8pm.

Buffalo Big Print (78 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14202, 716-884-1777, Benjamin Minter, recent paintings and mixed media, through June 1. Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm.

Buffalo Center for Arts and Technology (1221 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209, 259-1680, Our Community: Artworks from the Gerald Mead Collection, on view through May 28. Mon-Fri 10am-3pm.

Buffalo & Erie County Central Library (1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203, 858-8900, Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City & WWI, 100th Anniversary of America’s Entry into WWI, on second floor. Building Buffalo: Buildings from Books, Books from Buildings, in the Grosvenor Rare Book Room. Catalogue available for purchase. Mon-Sat 8:30am-6pm, Sun 12-5pm.Tue-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-2pm, Fourth Fridays till 8pm.

Burchfield Penney Art Center (1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222, 878-6011, Messages/Visual Platform, through Jul 29; Philip Koch: Time Travel in the Burchfield Archives, through July 29; Merton & Lax: Image and Word, through August 26; Suddenly I Awoke: The Dream Journals of Charles E. Burchfield, through July 29; Opems: Verbal Visual Combines, Michael Basinski, on view through Jun 24. Cargo, Way-Points, and Tales of the Erie Canal, through Jul 29. Wright, Roycroft, Stickley and Roehlfs: Defining the Buffalo Arts and Crafts Aesthetic, through November 26. Under Cover: objects with lids from the permanent collection, through Apr 29. At This Time, group show, through May 27. M & T Second Friday event (second Friday of every month). 10am-5pm & Sun 1-5pm. Admission $5-$10, children 10 and under free.

Café Taza (100 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14201): Momentary Canvas, aerial photographs by Jim Cielencki.

Caffeology Buffalo (23 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY, 14201): Rachel D’Alfanso, paintings from series Still.

Carnegie Art Center (240 Goundry Street, North Tonawanda, NY 14120, CAC Members Exhibition, through May 19. Thu 6-9pm & Sat 12-3pm.

The Cass Project (500 Seneca Street, Buffalo, NY 14204, Chroma Soma, work by Kyla Kegler. Thu 12-9pm, Fri & Sat 12-5pm.

Castellani Art Museum (5795 Lewiston Road, Niagara University, NY 14109, 286-8200, Think Big: The Artists of Autism Services, through Jan 14, 2019. Writing on the Wall, text-based works from the collection, through July 29; The Lure of Niagara: Highlights From the Charles Rand Penney Historical Niagara Falls Print Collection, through Sep 9; Of Their Time: Hudson River School to Postwar Modernism, through Dec 31, 2019. Tue-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm.

CEPA (617 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, 856-2717, Vicious Cycle, Kate MacNeil, through Jun 15. The Unseen Marion Faller, through Jul 8. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 12-4pm.

The Corridors Gallery at Hotel Henry, A Resource:Art Project (444 Forest Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14213, Solo installations by Rebecca Allan, Jack Drummer, Gigi Gatewood, Julian Montague, Eric Magnuson, Gary Sczerbaniewicz curated by Resource:Art. On view through mid-May. Check-in at second floor front desk. Artist talk by Gary Sczerbaniewicz and Eric Magnuson Sat, May 19, 6pm.

Dana Tillou Fine Arts (1478 Hertel Avenue Buffalo, NY 14216, 716-854-5285, Wed-Fri 10:30am-5pm, Sat 10:30am-4pm.

Eleven Twenty Projects (1120 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209, 882-8100, Biff Henrich: The Structure of Things Part II. On view through Jun 3. Tue-Fri, 10am-4pm, or by appointment.

El Museo (91 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14202, 464-4692, Real? Real!, affordable housing designs by the UB Small Built Works Program. Also showing the Old First Ward Benches Project and the newly retored gallery! Wed-Sat 12-6pm

Enjoy the Journey Art Gallery (1168 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca, NY 14224, 675-0204, Happiness exhibit through May 26. Tue & Wed 11-6pm, Thu & Fri 2-6pm, Sat 11-4pm.

Galerie PACT (Former St Francis Xavier School, 147 East Street, Buffalo, NY 14207): Michael Bevilacqua: EXHziTIbitio. N. Title. [A.r E—A X ] Gymnesia, on view through Jun 30. Opening reception Fri, May 18, 5-9pm. Wed-Sun 11am-4pm, Thu 1-7pm and by appointment:, 716-491-8901. 

Green Window City (Allentown, Buffalo, NY): Month-long installation in 13 storefronts (ACME Cabinet Company, Allen Street Dress Shop, Alley Cat, Caffèology, Hair by Jose, Freshly Dipped Clothing, Grindhaus Cafe, High Klass Hair, Hyatt’s All Things Creative, Les Jardins, Pawprints by Penny & Co., Rick Cycle Shop, and Salon Bandelian)  in Allentown by artists Ani Hoover, Bob Melnyk, Bobby Allen, Caesandra Seawell advising Pelion Community Garden, Emma Percy, Janna Willoughby-Lohr, Jessica Widmer, Kayleigh Small & Sarah Barry, Leah Bogdan, Melissa Swiatek-Odien, Suzie Molnar, Tina Bethge-Kaczynski, and Virginia Melnyk.

GO ART! (201 East Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020): Where Do I Go From Here? by Shirley Nigro in the Rotary Club Room Gallery. Thu-Fri 11am-7pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Second Sun 11am-2pm.

Hallwalls (341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202, 854-1694, Jeremy Boyle and Mark Franchino: five. On view through June 29. Tue-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 11am-2pm.

The Harold L. Olmsted Gallery, Springville Center for the Arts (37 N. Buffalo Street, Springville, NY 14141, 716-592-9038). Reflection of Nature and Spirit, by John Merlino, on view through Jun 2. Artist also offering painting workshops. Wed & Fri, noon-5pm, Thu noon-8pm, Sat 10am-3pm. 

Indigo Art Gallery (47 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14202, 984-9572, “…and what’s the use of talking”: recent work by Kristina Siegel and Jörg Schnier. Wed 12-6pm, Thu 12-7pm, Fri, 6-9pm Sat 12-3pm, and by appointment Sundays and Mondays.

Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo Bunis Family Art Gallery (2640 N Forest Road, Benderson Family Building, Amherst, NY 14068, 688-4033, Mon-Thu 5:30am-10pm, Fri 5:30am-6pm, Sat-Sun 8am-6pm.

Karpeles Manuscript Library (North Hall) (220 North St., Buffalo, NY 14201): The Young Abraham Lincoln, the drawings of Lloyd Ostendorf. Tue-Sun 11am-4pm.  

Karpeles Manuscript Museum (Porter Hall) (453 Porter Ave, Buffalo, NY 14201): Maps of the United States. Tue-Sun 11am-4pm. 

Main Street Gallery (515 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203): Buffalo Society of Artists Open Members Exhibit, thorugh May 18. Artist talk May 17. Online gallery:

Meibohm Fine Arts (478 Main Street, East Aurora, NY 14052, 652-0940, Nancy Treherne Craig: Eyes Open, on view through May 26. Tue-Sat 9:30am-5:30pm.

Niagara Arts and Cultural Center (1201 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14301, 282-7530, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat & Sun 12-4pm.

Nichols School Gallery at the Glenn & Audrey Flickinger Performing Arts Center (1250 Amherst Street, Buffalo, NY 14216, 332-6300, Work from the collection. Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Closed Sat & Sun.

Nina Freudenheim Gallery (140 North Street, Lenox Hotel, Buffalo, NY 14201, 716-882-5777, Peter Stephens: Oblique Logic, through May 15. Tue-Fri 10am–5pm.

Norberg’s Art & Frame Shop (37 South Grove Street, East Aurora, NY 14052, 716-652-3270, Regional artists from the gallery collection. Tue-Sat 10am–5pm.

Harold L. Olmsted Gallery, Springville Center for the Arts (37 N. Buffalo Street, Springville, NY 14141, 716-592-9038, Wed & Fri, 12-5pm. Thu 12-8pm, Sat 10-3pm. 

Parables Gallery & Gifts (1027 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY, FLORA: A group exhibit on view through May 27. Wed-Sat,12-5pm, Sun 1-5pm.

Pausa Art House (19 Wadsworth Street, Buffalo, NY 14201, 697-9069 Transfer, work by Monica Angle, on view through June 30. Thu, Fri & Sat 6-11pm. Live Music Thu-Sat.

Pine Apple Company (65 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14201, 716-275-3648, Wed & Thu 11am-6pm, Fri & Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 10am-5pm.

Project 308 Gallery (308 Oliver Street, North Tonawanda, NY 14120, 523-0068, Tue & Thu 7-9pm and by appointment.

Queen City Gallery (617 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, 868-8183, Art Under the Stars at 64 College Street. Art by Neil Mahar, David Pierro, Candace Keegan, Chris McGee, Eileen Pleasure, Eric Evinczik, Barbara Crocker, Thomas Bittner, Susan Liebel, Barbara Lynch Johnt, John Farallo, Thomas Busch, Sherry Anne Preziuso, Tony Cappello, Michael Mulley. First Friday extended hours. Tue-Fri 11am-4pm and by appointment. 

Revolution Gallery (1419 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14216, Impotent Gods, work by Anthony Freda and Nick Chiechi, on view through May 19. Thu 12-6pm, Fri and Sat 12-8pm. 

River Gallery and Gifts (83 Webster Street, North Tonawanda, 14051, Wed-Fri 11am-4pm Sat 11am- 5pm. 

Ró Home Shop (732 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222, 240-9387, Work by Catherine Willett. Tue-Sat 11am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm, closed Mondays. 

Sisti Gallery (6535 Campbell Blvd., Pendleton, NY 14094, 465-9138): Honoring Watercolor, works by Rita Argen Auerbach and Charles E. Burchfield. Fri 6-9pm, Sat & Sun 11-2pm.

Squeaky Wheel (617 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, Tue-Sat, 12pm-5pm. 

Stangler Fine Art (6429 West Quaker Street, Orchard Park, NY 14127, 870-1129, Mon-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 11am-3pm. Closed Sundays.

Starlight Studio and Art Gallery (340 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202, Studies in Paper Plastic Canvas, Sussan Giallombardo, through May 11. Mon-Fri 9-4pm.

Sugar City (1239 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14213, Charming Chillers: Movie Poster Designs by Cassie Chu. May 6-12. Open by event and Fri 5:30-7:30. 

UB Anderson Gallery (1 Martha Jackson Place, Buffalo, NY 14214, 829-3754, Bracha: Pietà—Eurydice—Medusa, Bracha Ettinger, on view through Jul 29.. Claire Falkenstein: Time ElementsCravens World: The Human Aesthetic. Wed-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm. 

UB Art Gallery (North Campus, Lower Art Gallery) (201 Center for the Arts, Room B45, Buffalo, NY, 14260, 645-6913, Introducing Tony Conrad: A Retrospective, on view through May 26. No Plan for the Future, SCREEN Projects by virocode on view through May 26. Tue-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 1-5pm.

Villa Maria College Paul William Beltz Family Art Gallery (240 Pine Ridge Terrace, Cheektowaga, NY 14225, 961-1833): Annual High School Photo Exhibit through May 25. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm. 

Western New York Book Arts Center (468 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, 348-1430, I’m trying to remember, pero nunca olvidaré, a collaborative exhibition on view May 17 through Jun 2. Opening reception Thu, May 17, 5-8pm. Wed-Sat 12-6pm. 

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