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M&T FIRST FRIDAYS @ THE GALLERY Goes Festive: Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus, Ladies First Jazz Combo to Perform, Holiday Tree Lighting

December 1, 2010

Buffalo, NY – December’s installment of the M&T FIRST FRIDAYS @ THE GALLERY series, this Friday, December 3, will feature special holiday performances by the Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus and the Ladies First Jazz Combo.  The traditional lighting of the Gallery’s Holiday Tree will also take place that evening, rounding off a day packed with programming at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery.

During M&T FIRST FRIDAYS @ THE GALLERY, a major new initiative, supported by a gift from M&T Bank, the museum is open free to the public on the first Friday of every month, and filled with a myriad of programs and events for all visitors.  Most activities are also provided free, with some classes and performances requiring a nominal charge.  All activities, performances, and events are free for Gallery Members.

The schedule for December 3 is as follows:
10 am        Studio Art Class for Adults
10:30 am   Homeschooler Art Class
11 am        Lunch Lecture: Claude Monet
1:30 pm     Tour: “What’s Your Vision”
3 pm          Baby and Toddler Disco
4 pm          Contemporary Workshop
4 pm          One Step Beyond Tour and Activity
5 pm          Artist Lecture: Scott McCarney
5 pm          Young Audiences WNY Drop-in Art Activity:
                  Origami Workshop for Kids with Kyoko Rozmann
5:30 pm     AK café Happy Hour with Jazz and Drink Specials
6 pm          Artist Walk and Talk: Richard Huntington
7 pm          Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus
7:30 pm     Studio Art Class for Adults
8 pm          Holiday Tree Lighting and Performance by Ladies First Jazz Combo

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