Buffalo Day, Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Center for the Study of Art, Architecture, History & Nature and Chautauqua Institution Present:
 
Fifth Annual Buffalo Day @ Chautauqua
Tuesday, August 12, 2014


C-SAAHN created Buffalo Day @ Chautauqua as an afternoon at Chautauqua to focus on Buffalo's cultural treasurers, heritage and legacy as part of the "Buffalo-Chautauqua Idea: Exploring American Legacy." Celebrate Buffalo’s connection to Chautauqua with lectures by Buffalonians and exploring the week’s theme, "Chautauqua's Global Public Square.
 
 
Lectures

 
10:45 AM - Noon   12:10 - 12:20 p.m.   12:20-1:00 p.m.  
"Buffalo Day" Welcome
Annie Griffiths, National Geographic Photographer
Amphitheater
  "The Buffalo-Chautauqua Idea"
Dennis Galucki, founder of Buffalo Day @ Chautauqua and C-SAAHN
Smith Memorial Library
  "Olmsted's Buffalo Park System and Its Stewards"
Thomas Herrera-Mishler, President & CEO, Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy
Smith Memorial Library
 
2:00-3:15 p.m.   3:30-5:00 p.m.   1:15-2 p.m.
Karen Armstrong , author Fields of Blood
Hall of Philosophy
  "Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America"
David C. Rotterman, VP, Television Production, WNED-TV & Jon Schmitz, Historian and Archivist, Chautauqua Institution
Hall of Christ
  Guided tours of Strohl Arts Center
Three 15-minute tours
1:15 / 1:30 / 1:45p.m.

 

Guided tours of Strohl Arts Center (1:15-2 p.m.)
Exhibition: The Writings and Paintings of Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967)
The exhibition, Curated by Tullis Johnson, will be on display in the Gallo Family Gallery at Strohl Art Center.

Chautauqua Institution Artistic Director Don Kimes has partnered with Anthony Bannon, PhD, Executive Director at the Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State to organize this exhibition of Burchfield’s works. Throughout his career, Burchfield’s moods, ideas and personal critiques were recorded on thousands of pieces of paper, in studies for paintings and in his journals. In this exhibition Burchfield speaks for himself through these insightful epigrams and developmental sketches with related masterworks from the Burchfield Penney’s collection.

 
Special offer for those from the Buffalo area
 
Free Afternoon Gate Pass
 

Valid from noon-8 p.m. on August 12, 2014
Coupon must be redeemed at the Main Gate Welcome Center.

*Not to be combined with any other offer or promotion.

Sponsored by: WNED, Visit Buffalo Niagara, Center for the Study of Art, Architecture, History & Nature (C-SAAHN) and Chautauqua Institution
 
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