Visual Arts
Little Words Spelling Out Desire, Dana Tyrrell at Pine Apple Company.
Little Words Spelling Out Desire, Dana Tyrrell at Pine Apple Company.

In Galleries Now

by / Dec. 3, 2018 3am EST

          = ART OPENING

Albright-Knox Art Gallery (1285 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222, 882-8700, Aria Dean, solo exhibition through Jan 13, 2019; Giant Steps: Artists and the 1960s, through Jan 6, 2019; We the People: New Art from the Collection, through Jun 30, 2019. Tue-Sun 10am-5pm, open late First Fridays (free) until 10pm.  

Anna Kaplan Contemporary (1250 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14213, 604-6183, Sculpture by Gary Szcerbanewiecz and works on paper by Sheila Barcki through Jan 4. Wed-Fri 11am-3pm or by appointment.

Argus Gallery (1896 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14207, 882-8100, Integration, works by Mohammad Z. Zaman through Jan 5. Sat 12-3pm, or by appointment.

Art Dialogue Gallery (5 Linwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209 Three Artist Friends: John Brach, Thomas Kegler, and Sean Witucki, on view through Dec 28. Tue-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 11am-3pm. 

Artists Group Gallery (Western New York Artists Group) (1 Linwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209, 716-885-2251, 24th Annual Artful Gifts, artworks meant for giving or collecting; Pictures, Songs, and Words, art by writers and musicians, on view through Dec 28. Tue-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 11am-3pm.

Betty’s Restaurant (370 Virginia Street, Buffalo, NY 14201, 362-0633, Pastel, Pencil & Paint, works in various media by Sandy Ludwig. 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. 

Big Orbit Project Space (30d Essex Street, Buffalo, NY 14222, Members’ show, through Dec 8. Sat 12-6pm.

BOX Gallery (Buffalo Niagara Hostel, 667 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14203): Upcoming: Tutelary, an installation by Obsidian Bellis. Every day 4-10pm.

¡Buen Vivir! Gallery (148 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14201, One World: Issues Across and Through Skins, photos from Buffalo to Africa by Johanna C. Dominguez. Tue-Fri 1:30-4:30pm, Fri 6-8pm, Sat 1-3pm.

Buffalo Arts Studio (Tri Main Building 5th Floor, 2495 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, 833-4450, Annual Resident Artists Show and Sale, through Dec 22. Tue-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-2pm, Fourth Fridays till 8pm.

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, Counting the Hours, through Feb 24, 2019; Square Route: Geometric Works from the Collection, through Mar 31; Charles Cary Rumsey: In Motion, through Apr 21. Salvaged: the Stitched Narrative of Jennifer Regan, Contradictions of Being: Composite Works by Harvey BrevermanEnough Killing, through Oct 28; The Complexity of Life, by Jonathan Rogers, through Jan 27; Burchfield’s Arboretum, through Dec 2. Under Cover: works from the collection with lids, through Dec 30. Where the Streets Are Paved With Rust, images from Bruce Fisher’s book of essays of the same title, through Jan 27, 2019. M & T Second Friday event (second Friday of every month). Mon-Sat 10am-5pm & Sun 1-5pm. Admission $5-$10, children 10 and under free.

Caffeology Buffalo (23 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY, 14201): Lo-Fi Memories, a ”Found Game Boy Camera” photography project curated by Stevie Boyar.

Carnegie Art Center (240 Goundry Street, North Tonawanda, NY 14120): 4th Annual Art Off the Wall Exhibition and Fundraiser to benefit the Carnegie Art Center.

Canvas Salon & Gallery (9520 Main Street STE 400, Clarence, NY 14031, 716-320-5867): Cloud Burst, artwork by Kathleen Sherin.

Castellani Art Museum (5795 Lewiston Road, Niagara University, NY 14109, 286-8200, Think Big: The Artists of Autism Services, through Jan 14, 2019. The Higner Maritime Collection: 25 Yerars of Shipbuilding, through Mar 17, 2019; 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, Fast, Cheap and Easy: the Copy Art Revolution, through Dec 15. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 12-4pm.

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, Figment, W. C. Maggio, through Dec 15. Tue-Fri, 10am-4pm, or by appointment.

El Museo (91 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14202, 464-4692, Stephanie Rothenberg: Trading Systems: Bio-economic Fairy Tales. Wed-Fri 12-6pm, Sat 1-5pm.

Hallwalls (341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202, 854-1694, Guy Richards Smit: Guilty of Everything. 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). Wed & Fri, noon-5pm, Thu noon-8pm, Sat 10am-3pm. 

Indigo Art Gallery (47 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14202, 984-9572, Home Again, a group exhibition expolring the meanings of home, through Dec 29. Wed 12-6pm, Thu 12-7pm, Fri, 6-9pm Sat 12-3pm, and by appointment Sundays and Mondays.

Jewish Community Center of Buffalo, Holland Family Building (787 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY, 14209, 886-3172, Hours: Thoughts Along the Way, Daniel Rodgers, through Dec 28. 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): Online gallery:

Maison Le Caer (1416 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216, 617 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203 ): Peculiar Buffalo: Historical Photography 1900-2012, through Mar 3. Opening reception, Wed, Dec 19, 6-9pm.

Meibohm Fine Arts (478 Main Street, East Aurora, NY 14052, 652-0940, Tanya Zabinski: Around the Seasons, through Dec 22. Tue-Sat 9:30-5:30pm.

Niagara Arts and Cultural Center (1201 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14301, 282-7530, Violet Gordon’s Art, through Jan 26. 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, 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.

Parables Gallery & Gifts (1027 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY, Gifts of Art ($10-$100), a diverse collection from local artists and craftsmen, through Dec 30. Wed-Sat,12-5pm, Sun 1-5pm.

Pausa Art House (19 Wadsworth Street, Buffalo, NY 14201, 697-9069 The Group 263 Art Exhibition, through Dec 29. Thu, Fri & Sat 6-11pm. Live Music Thu-Sat.

Pine Apple Company (65 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14201, 716-275-3648, Close to Home, Dana Tyrrell and Tom Holt, through Dec 30. 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 collective, including 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, Michael Shiver, Madalyn Fliesler, Steve Siegel, Michael Mulley, et alia. Tue-Fri 11am-4pm and by appointment. 

Revolution Gallery (1419 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14216, Joe Vollan: On Behalf of the Under Enthusiastic. 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. 

The Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History (311 Curtis Street, Jamestown, NY 14701, 716-665-2473, The Extinct Birds Project by Alberto Rey, featured through Jan 12.

Squeaky Wheel (617 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, The North Is a Lie: Nitasha Dhillon, Rhys Hall, and Elisa Peebles. On view through Dec 8.  Tue-Sat, 12pm-5pm. 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, starlightstudio.orgStarlight Holiday Exhibit and Market, on view through Dec 31. Mon-Fri 9-4pm.

Sugar City (1239 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14213, Dylan England: Lawn Order through Nov 30. Open by event and Fri 5:30-7:30. 

UB Anderson Gallery (1 Martha Jackson Place, Buffalo, NY 14214, 829-3754, Ernesto Burgos: ImplicationsCollected Views: I Am Here; Kambui Olujimi, Zulu Time, on view through Dec 2. Cravens World: The Human AestheticElectric Avenue (In Blue). Wed-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm. 

UB Art Gallery (North Campus, Lower Art Gallery) (103 Center for the Arts, First Floor, Buffalo, NY, 14260, 645-6913, Hot Spots: Radioactivity and the Landscape, multimedia exhibition of 18 artists, guest curated by Jennie Lamensdorf and UB’s Joan Linder. Tue-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 1-5pm.

Undergrounds Coffee House and Roastery (590 South Park Avenue, Buffalo NY 14210, Oil Portraits by Tara Steck, on view through Jan 15, 2019. Mon-Fri 6am-5pm, Sat & Sun 7am-5pm.

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

Weeks Gallery (Jamestown Community College, 525 Falconer Street, Jamestown, NY 14702, 338-1301): Patrick Robideau: Hidden Room, installation on view through Dec 9. Mon-Fri 11am-4pm, Sat 11am-1pm.

Western New York Book Arts Center (468 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, 348-1430, Stupid Suburban Guy and Other Drawings, an exhibition by Daniel Galas. On view through Dec 8. Wed-Sat 12-6pm. 

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