About the Albright-Knox
The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of contemporary and modern art. As a hub of artistic and cultural energies, it strives to be an inspiring educational resource for all audiences.
Founded officially in December 1862, The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy—the governing body of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery—is among the country's oldest public arts institutions in the United States. Learn More
Since its inception as The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy in 1862, the Gallery has been dedicated to acquiring, exhibiting, and preserving modern and contemporary art, with a particular emphasis on the collection, presentation, and interpretation of the artistic expressions of our times. Learn More about Our Fine Art Collection
The Albright-Knox Art Gallery's annual operations are supported, in part, by public funds from the County of Erie and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and by the generosity of our Members.
Support for its Collection-based exhibitions and installations is generously provided, in part, by the late Peggy Pierce Elfvin; The Seymour H. Knox Foundation, Inc.; The John R. Oishei Foundation; and The Margaret L. Wendt Foundation.
M&T FIRST FRIDAYS @ THE GALLERY is generously sponsored by M&T Bank. Additional support has been provided by the Robert J. and Martha B. Fierle Foundation and the Buffalo Bills Youth Foundation.
The Art'scool program is made possible by a generous grant from BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York.
AK Teens is presented by First Niagara.
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The Gallery has several full- and part-time positions open.
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