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Sunday Insights

Select Sundays from 2:30 to 3:30 pm

Join us for Sunday Insights, where community members relate their work and experience to the art on view in special exhibitions at Albright-Knox Northland. Sunday Insights will take place as virtual events until further notice.

Activist and Educator Win Min Thant on Comunidades Visibles: The Materiality of Migration
Sunday, May 16, 2021 ● 2:30–3:30 pm

Join activist and educator Win Min Thant for a conversation about Comunidades Visibles: The Materiality of Migration and her work with the Burmese community in Western New York.

Artist Julia Bottoms leads a Sunday Insights tour in We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 on February 18, 2018. Photograph by MK Photo.

Past Programs

Poet Brent Cox on Robert Indiana: A Sculpture Retrospective
Sunday, September 16, 2018 ● 2:30 pm

In conjunction with the special exhibition Robert Indiana: A Sculpture Retrospective, poet and artist Brent Cox will explore Robert Indiana’s literary inspirations.

Docent John D’Arcangelo on Giant Steps: Artists and the 1960s
Sunday, October 21, 2018 ● 2:30 pm

Docent John D’Arcangelo will regale visitors with tales from the New York arts scene, including stories of artists whose works are featured in Giant Steps: Artists and the 1960s.

2018 Future Curator Desanay Nalls on We the People: New Art from the Collection
Sunday, November 18, 2018 ● 2:30 pm

2018 Future Curator Desanay Nalls will explore We the People: New Art from the Collection and discuss her artistic practice and her experience working with Mark Bradford on Five Buffalos, a mural for the Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts. 

Seymour H. Knox IV on the Knox Family’s Relationship to the Museum
Sunday, December 16, 2018 ● 2:30 pm

Join Albright-Knox Board Member Seymour Knox IV on a tour as he touches on the history of the Knox family’s relationship to the museum. Knox will highlight how various members of his family have helped to shape the museum and its relationship to the greater Buffalo community.

Storyteller Karima Amin on We the People: New Art from the Collection
Sunday, January 20, 2019 ● 2:30 pm

Storyteller and educator Karima Amin will explore We the People: New Art from the Collection and discuss her work with Prisoners are People Too, Inc.

Educator and Activist Win Min Thant on Htein Lin: A Show of Hands
Sunday, February 17, 2019 ● 2:30 pm

Win Min Thant will discuss Htein Lin: A Show of Hands and We the People: New Art from the Collection.

Former Buffalo Bills Player Thurman Thomas on Humble and Human: An Exhibition in Honor of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr.
Sunday, March 17, 2019 ● 2:30 pm

Former Buffalo Bills player Thurman Thomas will explore Humble and Human: An Exhibition in Honor of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. and discuss his relationship with Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. and the greater Buffalo community.

Artist Bethany Krull on We the People and Humble and Human
Sunday, May 19, 2019 ● 2:30 pm

Join local artist Bethany Krull as she relates her work and its relationship to nature to the Albright-Knox’s current special exhibitions, including We the People: New Art from the Collection and Humble and Human: An Exhibition in Honor of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr.

Buffalo Museum of Science’s Gabrielle Graham on Anthony McCall: Dark Rooms, Solid Light
Sunday, October 20, 2019 ● 2:30 pm

Join the Buffalo Museum of Science’s Community Partnerships & Adult Programs Manager Gabrielle Graham as she explores the science behind the exhibition Anthony McCall: Dark Rooms, Solid Light.

Orlando Dickson on Open House: Domestic Thresholds by Heather Hart, Edra Soto, and Rodney Taylor
Sunday, February 16, 2020 ● 2:30 pm

Partnership for the Public Good Civic Educator Orlando Dickson will discuss Open House at Albright-Knox Northland.

Avi and Julie Israel from Save the Michaels of the World on Swoon: Seven Contemplations
Sunday, October 18, 2020 ● 2:30–3:30 pm

Avi and Julie Israel from Save the Michaels of the World will discuss their work raising awareness about prescription and other drug addictions and how it relates to the exhibition Swoon: Seven Contemplations.

Dr. Veayla Williams on Swoon: Seven Contemplations
Sunday, November 15, 2020 ● 2:30–3:30 pm

Dr. Veayla Williams will discuss her work around trauma-informed therapies and community healing and how it relates to the exhibition Swoon: Seven Contemplations, on view at Albright-Knox Northland.

Black Love Resists in the Rust Executive Director Phylicia Brown on Swoon: Seven Contemplations
Sunday, December 20, 2020 ● 2:30–3:30 pm

Phylicia Brown will discuss her work creating spaces for Black and Brown communities in Buffalo through embodied leadership, healing justice, political education, and transformational organizing, and how it relates to Swoon: Seven Contemplations.

El Batey Puerto Rican Center on Comunidades Visibles: The Materiality of Migration
Sunday, March 21, 2021 ● 2:30–3:30 pm

El Batey Puerto Rican Center Founder and Executive Director Beatriz Flores will discuss connections between the special exhibition Comunidades Visibles: The Materiality of Migration and Puerto Rican identity.

Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York on Comunidades Visibles: The Materiality of Migration
Sunday, April 18, 2021 ● 2:30–3:30 pm

The Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York will discuss their work creating space and advocating for Hispanic communities in Buffalo and how it relates to the special exhibition Comunidades Visibles: The Materiality of Migration

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