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Welcome Here in All Tongues

May 16, 2022

Since 2019, anti-Asian hate crimes in the United States have risen to an unprecedented level. In 2021, Mizin Shin, an artist, educator, and cofounder of Buffalo’s fine art print studio Mirabo Press, began Use Your Voice #StopAsianHate, a campaign to encourage everyone to speak out against racially motivated prejudice and violence. We spoke to Shin about the campaign.

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Art Making Art

April 19, 2022

Poetry has always been an inspiration to us here at the Albright-Knox, a partner that has gone hand in hand with our exhibitions, our programs, and our education classes. April is National Poetry Month, and to celebrate we wanted to highlight one of our partners in the community that helps light up the museum with poetry: Just Buffalo Literary Center.

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Celebrate Neurodiversity with the STARS of City Honors

March 21, 2022

Using guided tours, hands-on art workshops, and discussions, the Albright-Knox’s Creative Connection program partners with groups that provide services for people with disabilities. For Neurodiversity Celebration Week we wanted to tell you more about just one of those longstanding partnerships: STARS at City Honors in Buffalo.

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Reflecting on Difference: GLYS Western New York and the Power of Virtual Space

February 11, 2022

GLYS Western New York (Growing LGBTQ+ Youth Support) is a non-profit organization providing support and programming for LGBTQ+ Youth and their families throughout Western New York. On December 19, Michael Spears, Administrative Assistant for GLYS Western New York, and Leah Miori, a University at Buffalo graduate student and GLYS intern, gave a tour of Difference Machines: Technology and Identity in Contemporary Art at Albright-Knox Northland as part of the Sunday Insights series. Spears reflects on what that experience was like.

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Throwback Thursday: Art of Jazz

January 13, 2022

From 1999 to 2019, the Albright-Knox hosted the Art of Jazz series, establishing the museum’s auditorium as one of the premier venues to experience live jazz in North America. The series will return in 2022 at Kleinhans Music Hall.

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