Looking for Art in Buffalo?

Spring 2017 Arts One class with Director Saul Elkin following the opening performance of After the Revolution by Amy Herzog. 

Explore Buffalo's Arts Community

Buffalo has a legacy of leadership in the arts. Here are a few of the outstanding local opportunities to experience art in Buffalo. Consult their websites for details.

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Check out all the great things Arts One is doing this semester:

2020-2021 Artists-in-Residence

  • Arditti Quartet
    Founded in 1974, the Arditti Quartet is arguably the most acclaimed string quartet in new music. The group has received a myriad of accolades.
  • Anne Boyer: STUDIO Poetry Series
    In an effort to facilitate healing and promote critical discussion and creative self-expression during these unprecedented times, Just Buffalo Literary Center presented its STUDIO Poetry Series in fall 2020 for the first time ever in a virtual format. The University at Buffalo’s Creative Arts Initiative funding provided crucial support to ensure a successful season and secure Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Anne Boyer.
  • Sam Van Aken
    Sam Van Aken is an award-winning contemporary artist and Syracuse University professor of sculpture who has developed a project called Tree of 40 Fruit Project in which the artist hand-grafts trees that bear over 40 different kinds of stone fruit including peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, cherries and almonds. 
  • Comunidades Visibles Film Series
    Comunidades Visibles (Visible Communities): The Materiality of Migration brought together artworks by six first- or second-generation immigrant Latinx artists. In conjunction with this exhibition, which was at the Albright-Knox Northland from Feb. 12-May 16, 2021, the Creative Arts Initiative partnered with the AKAG to host a series of films selected by the artists.
  • Kenneth Collins: Five Songs for Fillmore Ave.
    “Five Songs for Fillmore Avenue” is an interdisciplinary performance project specially conceived by Collins to take place in poetic conversation with the recent construction of Torn Space’s Light/Station on Buffalo’s East Side, a project designed by Christopher Romano, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, University at Buffalo.