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Annual Fundraising Events

Each year, the Albright-Knox hosts three signature fundraising events: Rockin', our Fall Gala, and our Chef Dinner. Funds raised through these important events help us continue to present world-class exhibitions and inspiring educational programs. We invite you to support these events, and the work of the Albright-Knox, by buying tickets or becoming an individual or corporate sponsor.

For more information, please contact Deputy Director of Advancement Cathy Gatewood at 716.270.8274 or


Western New York's favorite summer event returns to the Albright-Knox on Sunday, June 16, 2019. Rockin' 2019 will feature Death Cab for Cutie, Tank and the Bangas, and Phosphorescent.

Rockin' 2019: Death Cab for Cutie

Fall Gala

Our annual Fall Gala, held in November, celebrates and takes inspiration from our fall special exhibitions. This black-tie fundraiser features a cocktail reception, a seated dinner designed by the culinary master chefs of Delaware North, and music and dancing.

2019 Gala

Chef Dinner

Our annual Chef Dinner, held in the winter, features elegant food by Buffalo’s finest chefs. This intimate fundraiser features a cocktail reception, a special exhibition tour, and a three-course dinner with wine and beer pairings.

2019 Chef Event: An American in Paris
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