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M&T FIRST FRIDAYS @ THE GALLERY | Cover of Long Island Modernism 1930–1980 | Wooden Cities. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Mierle Laderman Ukeles (American, born 1939). Touch Sanitation Performance: Fresh Kills Landfill, 1977–80; printed 2007. Color photograph of “Handshake Ritual” with workers of New York City Department of Sanitation, 60 x 90 inches (152.4 x 228.6 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, NY.

Children on a tour of the Albright-Knox discuss José Parlá's Blooming City Marks, 2014. Photograph by Tom Loonan.

Anna Olejniczak (Williamsville East High School). Detail of The Road Less Travelled. Digital photograph.

The museum's grounds with Liam Gillick's Stacked Revision Structure, 2005. © 2005 Liam Gillick and Casey Kaplan. Photograph by Tom Loonan.

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    • Featured Lecture

      Lecture: Mierle Laderman Ukeles

      Thursday, April 30, 2015, 6 pm

      This lecture by legendary performance artist and public art pioneer Mierle Laderman Ukeles is presented as part of the special exhibition Overtime: The Art of Work

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    • Featured Performance

      The Instant Composers Pool Orchestra

      Saturday, May 9, 2015, 8 pm

      The ICP (Instant Composers Pool) Orchestra achieved international acclaim for its sophisticated improvisations, ingenious interpretations of works by landmark jazz composers, and extraordinary level of musicianship. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the music of this unique jazz group on their final North American tour.

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      Director's Lecture Series 2014–2015, Lecture 6—“1980–2010: Global Trends”

      Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 7–8:30 pm

      By Peggy Pierce Elfvin Director Dr. Janne Sirén, Deputy Director Dr. Joe Lin-Hill, and Curator Dr. Cathleen Chaffee
      The 2014–2015 Director’s Lecture Series, “The Birth, Rise, and Evolution of Avant-Garde Art,” will provide a unique opportunity to learn about the eighteenth-century origins and nineteenth- and twentieth-century development of the modern definition of the artist.

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    • Tour

      Public Tour

      Thursday, April 30, 2015, 1:30 pm

      Public tours are led by Albright-Knox–trained docents and are free with museum admission.

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    • Art Class

      Homeschooler Art Class (Ages 11–17)

      Friday, May 1, 2015, 10 am–12 pm

      A studio class in a variety of media: pastels, charcoal, painting with acrylics, and more.

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