Visual Arts
Foundation 1 by Millie Chen, whose new show opens Thursday, February 21 at Anna Kaplan Contemporary.
Foundation 1 by Millie Chen, whose new show opens Thursday, February 21 at Anna Kaplan Contemporary.

In Galleries Now

by / Jan. 29, 2018 3am EST

          = ART OPENING

Albright-Knox Art Gallery (1285 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222, 882-8700, Htein Lin: A Show of Hands, opening Sat Feb 16Christine Sun Kim and Thomas Mader: To Point a Naked Finger, through April 21; Humble and Human: An Exhibition in Honor of Ralph C. Wilson Jr., through May 26; We the People: New Art from the Collection, through Jun 30. Tue-Sun 10am-5pm, open late First Fridays (free) until 10pm.  

Anna Kaplan Contemporary (1250 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14213, 604-6183, Mille Chen: Matter, opening Thu Feb 21 with a recption 6-9pm. Artist’s talk on Thu Mar 14, 6pm.Wed-Fri 11am-3pm or by appointment.

Argus Gallery (1896 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14207, 882-8100, Chaz Buscaglia: Recent Portraits. Sat 12-3pm, or by appointment.

Art Dialogue Gallery (5 Linwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209 Calder’s Circus, through Mar 8. Tue-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 11am-3pm. 

Artists Group Gallery (Western New York Artists Group) (1 Linwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209, 716-885-2251, 23rd Annual Juried Members Exhibition, Traditional Works. Opening reception Fri, Feb 15, 7:30-9pm. On view through Mar 15. 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, Ulysses Atwhen: Hoarder. Sat 12-6pm.

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

¡Buen Vivir! Gallery (148 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14201, 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, Community Space Exhibition, Dream Land: Amy Greenan, Melanie Fisher, and Travis Keller. On view from Feb 22 through Mar 16. Opening reception Fri, Feb 22, 5-8pm. Lee Hoag: Amalgams; Sheila Barcik: From the Core, on view through March 2. 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, David Pratt: Fantastic Landscapes, through Jun 30; Paul Vanouse: Labor, through Mar 31; Portraits From the Collection, through Jun 30; Small Paintings From the Collection, thorugh Jun 30; Genius Loci: Burchfield’s Spirits of Place 1921-1943, through March 31; Display: Sculpture by Anne Currier, through April 28; Counting the Hours, through Feb 24; Square Route: Geometric Works from the Collection, through Mar 31; Charles Cary Rumsey: In Motion, through Oct 27. Contradictions of Being: Composite Works by Harvey Breverman, through Feb 24; The Complexity of Life, by Jonathan Rogers, through Feb 24.. 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): Bottling Quantities of Night, works by Malcom Bonney. Wed & Thu 6-8pm, Fri & Sat 12-4pm.

Canvas Salon & Gallery (9520 Main Street STE 400, Clarence, NY 14031, 716-320-5867): Michael Mandolfo: A Distant Voice, photographs. Mon-Fri 10am-8pm, Sat 8am-5pm.

Castellani Art Museum (5795 Lewiston Road, Niagara University, NY 14109, 286-8200, The Higner Maritime Collection: 25 Years of Shipbuilding, through Mar 17; Of Their Time: Hudson River School to Postwar Modernism, through Dec 31; Fashioning Identities: Ethnic Wedding Dress in Western New York, through June 9. Tue-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 1-5pm.

CEPA (617 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, 856-2717, Liz Bukowski: Hallow Ground; Aitina Fareed-Cooke: Warriors; 2019 Members Exhibition, on view through Feb 23; Skyway Photo Competition Exhibit; Resilience Through the Lens, collaborative exhibit with Clean Air Coalition of WNY. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 12-4pm.

Corridors Gallery at Hotel Henry: A Resource:Art Project (second floor of Hotel Henry, 444 Forest Avenue, Buffalo NY 14213, 716-882-1970, Charles Clough, Pam Glick, Jody Hanson, Joseph Piccillo, Jeffery Vincent, through Mar 9. Open to the public during business hours. 

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

Duende at Silo City (85 Silo City Row, Buffalo, NY 14203, 235-8380, 

Eleven Twenty Projects (1120 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209, 882-8100, Jack Edson: A Focus on Collectors, through Mar 1. Collector’s tour Sat, Feb 16, 12-3pm (tour starts at 1pm). Tue-Fri, 10am-4pm, or by appointment.

El Museo (91 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14202, 464-4692, Wed-Fri 12-6pm, Sat 1-5pm.

Expo 68 (4545 Transit Road, Williamsville, NY 14221,, 458-0081): Stephen M. Russ: Buffalo ARTcitecture, on display through Mar 7. 

Flight Gallery (Flying Bison Brewery, 840 Seneca Street, Buffalo NY 14210): Ashley Johnson: #buffalove, through Jan 31.

GO ART! (201 East Main Street Batavia, NY 14020): Members’ Challenge Exhibit: Heat Wave, in the Batavia Club Gallery, Tavern 2.0. On view through March 9. Thu & Fri 11am-7pm, Sat 11am-4pm.
Hallwalls (341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202, 854-1694, Carl Lee: Myoptic, plus works by Rebecca Aloisio, both shows through Mar 1. 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, Lyla Rye: Elusive Space. Thorugh Mar 2. Wed 12-6pm, Thu 12-7pm, Fri, 6-9pm Sat 12-3pm, and by appointment Sundays and Mondays.

The Intersection Cafe (100 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY, 14201): Alyssa Capri: Dream Spaces through Feb.

Jewish Community Center of Buffalo, Holland Family Building (787 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY, 14209, 886-3172, 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. 

Kenan Center (433 Locust St., Lockport, NY 14094, 433-2617, William W. Storrs Retrospective Exhibition. Tea and Tour on Sun Feb 10, 1-3pm ($20 members, $25 nonmembers, RSVP required). Through Feb 17.

Main Street Gallery (515 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203): Online gallery:

Maison Le Caer Hertel (1416 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216, 617 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203): Peculiar Buffalo: Historical Photography 1900-2012, through Mar 3. 

Maison Le Caer Downtown (Market Arcade, 617 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14203 ): Peculiar Buffalo: Historical Photography 1900-2012, through Mar 3.

Meibohm Fine Arts (478 Main Street, East Aurora, NY 14052, 652-0940, Dusk to Dawn, nocturne-inspired works by 17 regional artists. Through Feb 16. Tue-Sat 9:30-5:30pm.

Melting Point (244 Allen Street, Buffalo NY 14201): Floral Fantasy, photos by Richard Price. Through Feb 28.

Niagara Arts and Cultural Center (1201 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14301, 282-7530, Artists & Friends Exhibit, through Jan 27. 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, Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, Closed Sat & Sun.

Nina Freudenheim Gallery (140 North Street, Lenox Hotel, Buffalo, NY 14201, 716-882-5777, Duayne Hatchett: Trowel Paintings, on view through Feb 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.

Parables Gallery & Gifts (1027 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY, The Heart, a group exhibit through Feb 27. Wed-Sat,12-5pm, Sun 1-5pm.

Pausa Art House (19 Wadsworth Street, Buffalo, NY 14201, 697-9069 Patty Angrisano Ossa, solo exhibit, through Feb 23. Thu, Fri & Sat 6-11pm. Live music Thu-Sat.

Pine Apple Company (65 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14201, 716-275-3648, Love Notes: A Group Show. 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. First Friday reception: Fri, Feb 1, 5-8pm. Tue-Fri 11am-4pm and by appointment. 

Revolution Gallery (1419 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14216, 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. 

Squeaky Wheel (617 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, Black Quantum Futurism (Camae Ayewa aka Moor Mother, and Rasheedah Phillips aka The Afrofuturist Affair) through Apr 20. 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.orgFlying Colors, group exhibition featuring Rebecca Aloisio, Janet Harrison, and Debbie Medwin. Mon-Fri 9-4pm.

Sugar City (1239 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14213, Open by event and Fri 5:30-7:30. 

Trend Up (85 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY 14201): Richard Angelo Runfola, on view through Feb. 

UB Anderson Gallery (1 Martha Jackson Place, Buffalo, NY 14214, 829-3754, 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, Jillian Mayer: TIMESHARE, on view through May 11. Screen Projects: Ezra Wube, through Jan 30. Tue-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 1-5pm. 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. 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, Cheektowaga Schools Exhibit, student artists, through Jan 25. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm. 

Weeks Gallery (Jamestown Community College, 525 Falconer Street, Jamestown, NY 14702, 338-1301, Mon-Fri 11am-4pm, Sat 11am-1pm.

Western New York Book Arts Center (468 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, 348-1430, Combination of the Two: Ginny O’Brien & Michael Basinski. Through Feb 23. Wed-Sat 12-6pm. 

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