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Founders' Week

Tuesday, December 4–Friday, December 7, 2012

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery was founded as The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy on December 4, 1862. This December, the Gallery caps off the celebration of its 150th anniversary with a week of free admission, extended hours, and special events.

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All events are FREE unless otherwise noted.


Tuesday, December 4

Gallery open FREE 10 am–7 pm

10:30 am Docent-led Tour

11:30 am Exploring Feelings: Focus on German Expressionism
Focus Talk with Curator of Education Mariann Smith

1:30 pm Tour with Associate Curator of Education Nancy Spector

4:30–6:45 pm Happy Hour with Music by Handsome Dan 


Wednesday, December 5

Gallery open FREE 10 am–7 pm

10:30 am Docent-led Tour

11:30 am Playing with Your Mind: Focus on Surrealism
Focus Talk with Curator of Education Mariann Smith

1:30 pm Tour with Associate Curator of Education Nancy Spector

4:30–6:45 pm Happy Hour with Music by Projex 


Thursday, December 6

Gallery open FREE 10 am–7 pm

10:30 am Docent-led Tour

11:30 am When the Art World Came to New York: Focus on Abstract Expressionism—Focus Talk with Curator of Education Mariann Smith

1:30 pm Tour with Associate Curator of Education Nancy Spector 


Friday, December 7

Gallery open FREE 10 am–10 pm

10 am–10 pm Art Classes for All Ages 
(Each class is FREE for Members / $10 for non-members)

1:30 pm Public Tour

4 pm “What’s Your Vision?” Tour

5–7 pm Artist-hosted Art Activity for Families 
Artist-in-Residence: The Magic of Transformation from Old to New

5:30 pm Performance with Young Audiences WNY—Lorna Czarnota: "This World of Ours: Stories from Many Cultures" (FREE)

5:30–6:45 pm Happy Hour and Jazz with George Kane and Wayne Moose

7 pm Universals Albright-Knox 150 Celebration 
With Eric and Heather ChanSchatz

8:30 pm Performance: The Albrights 
(FREE for Members / $5 for non-members)