Events and Activities

Below please find a list of events and activities presented by arts and cultural organizations in Western New York. This list includes both virtual and in-person activities. If you would like your event listed here for Arts Access pass-holders to find, contact Jess at artsaccess@asiwny.org.


  • Albright Knox:​

    • Northland Location open to the public, reservations required. Click here

    • At home virtual activities for children and families. Click here.

    • Albright Knox's Instagram Live Conversation on with Curatorial Assistant Andrea Alvarez and Artist Felipe Shibuya. March 4th from 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm. 

    • Virtual Film Screening: Pais de Blancos. March 4th at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. Register for event here.

    • Virtual Family Funday. March 14th from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm. Register for event here.

    • Albright Knox's Instagram Live Conversation with Curatorial Assistant Andrea Alvarez and Artist Carolina Aranibar-Fernández. March 18th from 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm. 

    • Virtual Film Screening: The Infiltrators. March 18th from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. Register for event here

    • Art Truck at Home: Exquisite Corpse. March 19th from 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm. Register for event here

    • Spring 2021 Outdoor Film Screening: Selena. March 19th at 7:30 pm. Register for event here.

    • Sunday Insights: El Batey Puerto Rican Center on Comunidades Visibles: The Materiality of Migration. March 21st from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm. Register for virtual event here.  

    • Virtual Art Today. March 24th from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm. To register, and for more information on how to join this virtual event, please contact mgconcannon@alz.org or call the Alzheimer’s Association helpline at 716.626.0600, ext. 313.

    • Descriptive Teleconference Tour. March 26th from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Space is limited and advance registration is required. To register, or for more information, please contact Access & Community Programs Coordinator Karen Duval at 716.270.8249 or kduval@albrightknox.org. A teleconference phone number will be provided upon registration. 

    • Spring 2021 Outdoor Film Screening: Hidden Figures. March 26th at 7:30 pm. Register for event here

  • Aquarium of Niagara:

    • Open to the public. 

    • At-home activities for children and parents. Click here.

  • Artpark State Park

    • Open every day for trails, public art, fishing spots. Click here.

  • Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens:

    • Open to the public. 

    • Online activities for children and families. Click here.

  • Buffalo Choral Arts Society:

    • Recordings of previous music. Click here.

  • Buffalo History Museum:

    • Open to the public starting January 2nd, register here.

    • Educational videos and resources. Click here.

    • Buffalo’s Political Figures: Research & Collections. March 10th from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. Register for virtual event here

    • M&T Third Friday. March 19th from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. ​

    • Uncovering Women’s Hidden History in Our Community. March 30th from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Register for virtual event here

  • Buffalo Museum of Science: ​

  • Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus:

    • Recordings of music. Click here.

  • Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra:

    • Extensive YouTube channel. Click here.

  • Burchfield Penney Art Center:

    • Open to the public starting February 11th.

    • Artist interviews and virtual tours. Click here.

    • On the Second Friday of every month, Burchfield Penney hosts virtual events on their Facebook Page with the support of M & T Bank. Click here for this month’s schedule.  

  • Carnegie Art Center:

    • Open to the public, find hours here.

    • Find current events and exhibitions here.

    • North Tonawada Student Spotlight Exhibition. On view March 3th – 24th.

  • Cepa Gallery: 

    • Find current events and exhibitions here.

      • Big Orbit Members' Exhibit. On view from March 6th - April 10th. 

      • Overgrowth. On view from March 6th - April 10th. 

      • Animalia II. On view from March 6th - April 10th. 

  • Comedysportz Buffalo:

    • Quick improv lessons. Click here.

  • Explore and More- The Ralph C. Wilson Children's Museum:

    • Open to the public. 

      • For AA Passholders: Please call (716) 655-5131 ext. 7077 to reserve your tickets. $2 admission per person is due upon check-in.​

    • “Sanity Saver” home activities. Click here.

  • Explore Buffalo:

    • Children activities about Buffalo architecture and history. Click here

    • View available tours here

  • Frank Lloyd Wright Darwin Martin House:

    • Children and family virtual tours and educational resources. Click here.

    • YouTube tours and exploration. Click here.

  • Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center:

    • Active YouTube page. Click here. 

    • View their activity calendar here

    • Re-Entry: Gallery show starting January 15th, more info here.

  • Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum:

  • Irish Classical Theatre Co.:

    • Celtic Connections virtual series. Click here.

  • Just Buffalo Literary Center: ​ 

    • Youth Writing Workshops. Click here.

  • Kenan Center:

    • 100 American Craftsmen Show virtual shop. Click here.

    • The Art of Suffrage Virtual Tour. Click here.

    •  Virtual crafts and activities. Click here.

  • Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor: 

    • Spring Speaker Series: For more information about lectures click here. To sign-up for virtual lectures click here. ​

      • Literary critic, Feminist and Human Rights Activist The 2021 African American Studies Endowed Lecture with Barbara Smith. March 10th at 7:00 pm. 

      • African American Women in National Defense with Dr. Brenda Moore. March 17th at 7:00 pm. 

      • Dr. Lillian Serece Williams- date and lecture to be annouced!

  • Music is Art:

    • Video submissions being accepted to be featured on MiA YouTube channel. Click here.

  • MusicalFare Theatre: 

    • ​Active YouTube channel with recordings of previous performance clips. Click here.

    • Active Facebook page with resources and opportunities. Click here.

  • Neglia Ballet Artists:

    • Active YouTube channel. Click here.

  • Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center:

    • Story Time sessions on YouTube channel. Click here.

    • Active Facebook page with resources and opportunities. Click here.

  • Peach Mag:

    • Active website and Facebook page with literary content and educational resources. Click here

  • Road Less Traveled Productions:

    • Podcast with community art members, hosted by Peter Palmisano. Click here.​​ 

  • Starlight Studio and Art Gallery:

    • Side-By-Each Exhibition. Click here.

  • Squeaky Wheel Film and Media Center:

    • Active Facebook page with educational resources. Click here.

  • The Big Easy in Buffalo:

    • Active Facebook page with videos. Click here.

  • Trinity Episcopal Church:

    • Fresh Voices Speaker Series: Past speaker videos. Click here.

  • Ujima Company:

    • Dunbar Project for theatre education. Click here.

    • #ArtThatHeals project available for submissions and viewing. Click here.

    • Active Facebook Page. Click here

  • WNY Book Arts Center:

    • 12th annual members show. Click here.

  • Young Audiences of WNY:

    • Extensive resources page. Click here.

  • West Side Community Services:

    • Youth programming. Click here.

    • Active Facebook page with updated events and opportunities. Click here

  • Community Health Center of Niagara:

    • Active Facebook page with educational resources.  Click here.

  • Delavan Grider Community Center aka Metro Community Development Corp.:

    • Active Facebook page with community resources and educational opportunities. Click here.

  • Matt Urban Hope Center:

    • COVID-19 and Matt Urban services of WNY updates. Click here.

  • Town of Cheektowaga, Senior Center:

    • Senior assistance and outreach online services. Click here.

  • Food Bank of WNY:

    • Food assistance and pantry locator. Click here.

  • Niagara Falls Public Library:

    • Virtual art and music resources. Click here.

    • Digital library downloads. Click here.

    • Curbside library pickup program. Click here.

Sponsors

The Conable Family Foundation Fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

Arts Access Program

Email: artsaccess@asiwny.org

Phone: (716) 833-3004 x514

Office Hours: 

10:00-3:00 Wednesday

10:00-3:00 Thursday 

Address:

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Buffalo, NY 14214

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