Visual Arts
Play of Brilliance: Silo Interiors, Photographs by Steve Siegel currently on view at Pausa Art House.
Play of Brilliance: Silo Interiors, Photographs by Steve Siegel currently on view at Pausa Art House.

In Galleries Now

by / Aug. 22, 2017 9am EST

          = ART OPENING

1045 Elmwood Gallery for the Arts (1045 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222, 716-228-1855, Inside Out, New works by Emily Mills, Scott Klaurens, and Daniel Rodgers. On view through Aug 26. Thu & Fri 11-6, Sat 11-4 and by appointment.

Albright-Knox Art Gallery (1285 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222, 882-8700, Drawing: The Beginning of Everything: Artists featured include Ingrid Calame,Tacita Dean, Olafur Eliasson, Ellen Gallagher, Roland Flexner, Mark Fox, David Hammons, Nancy Rubins, Fred Sandback, Tam Van Tran, and Daniel Zeller, among others. On view through Oct 15. Shark Girl: Never Quite There, on view through Oct 1. Joe Bradley, on view through Oct 1. After Metamorphoses, animated drawings by Amy Sillman, on view through Oct 29. Tue-Sun 10am-5pm, open late First Fridays (free) until 10pm. 

Amy’s Place Restaurant (University Heights Arts Association) (3234 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, 716-833-6260, Every day: 7am-9pm.

Anna Kaplan Contemporary (1250 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14213, 604-6183, Formerly known as the BT&C Gallery. Opening soon!

Art Dialogue Gallery (5 Linwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209 American Art Pottery, through Sep 1. Under Water Series, work by Bob Budin. Opening reception Aug 26 11:30am-1pm. On view through Sep 8. Tue-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 11am-3pm. 

Artpark (450 S 4th St, Lewiston, NY 14092, The Trees Are Made of Rain, Paintings by Joseph Manuse. On view through Aug 31.

Artists Group Gallery (Western New York Artists Group) (1 Linwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209, 716-885-2251, Victor Shanchuk — A Life’s Work, A retrospective exhibit. Opening reception Fri Aug 25 7:30-9. On view through Sep 15. On view through Aug 18. Tue-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 11am-3pm.

Artspace Buffalo Gallery (1219 Main St, Buffalo NY 14209): Super Happy Fun Blammo!: 7th annual art show features artists Taramarie Mitravich, Mike Alvarez, Melissa Luciano, and more. 

Ashker’s on Elmwood (1002 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222, 716-886-2233, Mon-Sat 7am-10pm, Sun 9am-5pm.

Atrium 124 (124 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14201): Autism Services Arts Faculty Show: Todd Lesmeister, Raisa Mehltretter, Dana Ranke, Elizabeth Switzer. 

Betty’s Restaurant (370 Virginia Street, Buffalo, NY 14201, 362-0633, Little Planets, photographic works by Gene Witkowski. On view through Sep 17. Tue-Thu, 8am-9pm, Fri 8am-10pm, Sat 9am-10pm, Sun 9am-2pm.

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

Big Orbit (30d Essex Street, Buffalo, NY 14222, Computer, Cow, Cow, Television, paintings by Langston Gardner. Fri-Sun 12-6pm.

The Blue Plate Studio (69 Keil Street, North Tonawanda, NY 14120, 725-2054): Work by Billy Huggins. 

Box Gallery (Buffalo Niagara Hostel, 667 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14203): Praise N Panic, installation by Paris J. Henderson. On view through Sep 8. Every day 4-10pm. 

Buffalo Arts Studio (Tri Main Building 5th Floor, 2495 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, 833-4450, The Buffalo Summer Youth Celebration. Opening reception Fri Aug 25, 5-8pm. Tue-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-2pm, Fourth Fridays till 8pm.

Buffalo Big Print (78 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14202, 884-1777, Photo Synthesis, Featuring community garden photography by Liesl Keyser. On view through Jul 31. Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm.

Buffalo & Erie County Central Library (1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203, 858-8900, Celebrating 400 Years of Shakespeare: Reflecting on the Life of the Bard. Milestones on Science: Books That Shook the World! 35 rare books from the history of science, on second floor. 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, The House Has Gone Down and the Lamps Are Out, Michael Bosworth, on view through Sep 24. 50 in 50: Fifty Works for Fifty Years, through Sep 24. Community: Immigrant and Refugee Artists in Western New York, through Oct 15. Glass Within Glass: The Magic of the Trabucco Studio, the paperweight artistry of Victor, David, and Jon Trabucco, through Sep 17. Wright, Roycroft, Stickley and Roehlfs: Defining the Buffalo Arts and Crafts Aesthetic, through November 26. A Dream World of the Imagination, works by Charles Burchfield, through Nov 26. 10am-5pm & Sun 1-5pm. Admission $5-$10, children 10 and under free.

Caffe Aroma (957 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222) Floating Worlds, Artwork by Jeffry Burke. On view through Oct 1. 6:30-12am

Carnegie Art Center (240 Goundry Street, North Tonawanda, NY 14120,  A History of the Funnies (1880s-2000s), collection of Dr. Maurice Dewey. On view through Aug 19. Thu 6-9pm & Sat 12-3pm.

The Cass Project (500 Seneca Street, Buffalo, NY 14204, The Clufffaloes, recent works by Charles Clough on view in the main lobby. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. 

Castellani Art Museum (5795 Lewiston Road, Niagara University, NY 14109, 286-8200, Niagara, Thomas Kegler, on view through Jan 21, 2018. Tue-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm.

CEPA (617 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, 856-2717, Place Relations: Identity in Contemporary Israeli Avant Garde Art: Re’em Aharoni, Yael Bartana, Tamy Ben-Tor, Keren Cytter, Dor Guez, Adi Nes, Barak Zemer. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 12-4pm.

Dana Tillou Fine Arts (1478 Hertel Avenue Buffalo, NY 14216, 716-854-5285, Contemporary collection including Hans Moller, Edith Geiger, Lee Adler, Claire Burch, and more. Wed-Fri 10:30am-5pm, Sat 10:30am-4pm.

Dreamland (387 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202, Reopening soon.

Eleven Twenty Projects (1120 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209, 882-8100, Starlight Summer Group Show. On view through Sep 2. Fri, 11am-9pm, Sat 11am-4pm

El Museo (91 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14202, 464-4692, Soul Praxis, paintings by Ruby Orcutt. On view through Aug 26. Wed-Sat 12-6pm. 

Enjoy the Journey Art Gallery (1168 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca, NY 14224, 675-0204, Life’s A Beach. 7-9pm. Tue & Wed 11-6pm, Thu & Fri 2-6pm, Sat 11-4pm.

Hallwalls (341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202, 854-1694,  2017 Members’ Exhibition. On view through Aug 25. Tue-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 11am-2pm.

Indigo Art Gallery (47 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14202, 984-9572, Wed & Fri 12-6pm, Thu 12-7pm, Sat 12-3pm, and by appointment Sun & Mon.

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. 

Kenan Center House Gallery (433 Locust Street, Lockport, NY 14094, 433-2617, Erie Canal, Spirit of Structure, platinum/palladium Images by Dennis Stierer and Tillman Crane. Through Oct 1. Mon-Fri 12-5pm & Sun 2-5pm.

Main Street Gallery (515 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203): Noon-7pm.

Meibohm Fine Arts (478 Main Street, East Aurora, NY 14052, 652-0940, 9:30am-4pm, Sat 9:30am-2pm.

Niagara Arts and Cultural Center (1201 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14301, 282-7530, Textiles and Fashion Exhibit, Aug 18-Oct 8. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat & Sun 12-4pm.

Nina Freudenheim Gallery (140 North Street, Lenox Hotel, Buffalo, NY 14201, 716-882-5777, Closed in August, normal hours in September: Tue-Fri 10am–5pm.

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

Parables Gallery & Gifts (1027 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY, Small Works Group Show. On view through Aug 31. Wed-Fri, 12-7pm (until 9pm on first Fridays), Sat & Sun 12-5pm.

Pausa Art House (19 Wadsworth Street, Buffalo, NY 14201, 697-9069 Play of Brilliance Silo interiors, Work by Steve Siegel. Opening reception Sep 1, 6pm On view Sep 1 — Oct 28.  Thu-Sat.

Pine Apple Company (224 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14201, 716-275-3648, Along the Edges, watercolor and mixed media work by Obsidian Bellis. Wed & Thu 11am-6pm, Fri & Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 10am-5pm.

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

Queen City Gallery (617 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, 868-8183,  Tue-Fri 11am-4pm and by appointment. 

Revolution Gallery (1419 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14216, Cut It Out, collages by Allen Crawford, Peter Dowker, Ben Giles, Axelle Kieffer, Hope Kroll, Maria Pabico LaRotonda, Gorska–Rudzka Magdelena , Bobbi McMurry, Steven Reynolds, Winston Smith, Katherine Streeter, and more. Through Aug 28. Thu noon-6pm, Fri and Sat noon-8pm, 

River Gallery and Gifts (83 Webster Street, North Tonawanda, 14051, Annual Canal Fest Member Exhibition. Through Aug 26. Wed-Fri 11am- 4pm Sat 11am- 5pm.

Ró Home Shop (732 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222, 240-9387, New Paintings, by David Buck Tue-Sat 11am-6pm, Sun 11am-4pm, closed Mondays. 

Sports Focus Physical Therapy (531 Virginia Street, Buffalo, NY, 14202, 332-4838, Group 263: works by Karima Bondi, Brian Boutin, Kathleen Corff Rogers, Gethyn Soderman, Rick Steinberg. On view through Aug 29  Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, 6-9pm on first Fridays. 

Squeaky Wheel (617 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, Shape of a Pocket, Featuring work by Morgan Arnett, Jason Bernagozzi, Charlie Best and Jaz Palermo, W. Michelle Harris, Kyla Kegler, Dana McKnight, Przemyslaw Moskal, Van Tran Nguyen, Elisa Peebles and the United Melanin Society, Carl Spartz, Kalpana Subramanian, and Tony Yanick. On view through Aug 26; event  Aug 25. Tue-Sat, 12pm-5pm

Starlight Studio and Art Gallery (340 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202, Also see Eleven Twenty Projects. The Bold and the Beautiful, featuring Andy Calderon from Starlight with James Marino and Ben Brauen from Autism Services, Inc. with Debbie Medwin, Jeremy Pratt, and Ron Steele. Mon-Fri 9-4pm.

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

Sugar City (1239 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14213, From Your Collection, A Collaborative Exhibit. Opening reception Fri Aug 25 5:30-7:30pm. On view Sep 15. Open by event and on Fri 5:30-7:30. 

UB Anderson Gallery (1 Martha Jackson Place, Buffalo, NY 14214, 829-3754, Screen Projects: Lenka Clayton, through Sep 5. The Human Aesthetic, Cravens WorldWed-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm. 

UB Art Galleries (North Campus, Lower Art Gallery) (201 Center for the Arts, Room B45, Buffalo, NY, 14260, 645-6913,  Screen Projects: Lenke Clayton on view Jun 12- Sep 5. 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) Mon-Thu 7:30am-6pm.

Western New York Book Arts Center (468 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, 348-1430,  9th Annual Members’ Show. On view through Aug 18. Wed-Sat 12-6pm. 

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