Arts and Culture

world-class galleries, a robust theater scene and music for every ear make western new york a major arts destination.

Two male dancers in blue gesture on stage at a UB on the Green outdoor event.

our riches include the albright-knox art gallery, buffalo philharmonic orchestra and shea’s performing arts center. where else can you find:

  • One of the country’s biggest ?
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  • theatrical, musical and dance performances year round?
  • One of the ?
  • One of the most successful outdoor Shakespeare festivals?
  • The state’s outside of New York City?
  • More Frank Lloyd Wright buildings than any other city except Chicago?

buffalo? yes, buffalo.

Vibrant Visual Arts

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there’s good reason american style magazine consistently places buffalo in the top five arts destinations among mid-sized cities.

2020欧洲杯体育直播投注with more than 50 public and private galleries, western new york is a magnet for those who appreciate art and those who create it.

2020欧洲杯体育直播投注 houses an internationally renowned collection of 20th-century painting and sculpture.

the world’s largest collection of works by visionary painter charles e. burchfield is found at .

founded by ’70s icons cindy sherman and robert longo, challenges and extends traditional boundaries with its avant-garde art, film and musical programming.

the further enrich the area’s artistic offerings.

2020欧洲杯体育直播投注across the region, a wide range of galleries feature work by artists in various mediums. in the nearby village of east aurora, the roycroft renaissance artisans keep the american arts and crafts tradition alive.

Amazing Architecture

Buffalo city hall.

2020欧洲杯体育直播投注the new york times calls buffalo “a textbook for a course in modern american buildings” and “home to some of the greatest american architecture of the late-19th and early-20th centuries.”

2020欧洲杯体育直播投注 represents the works of h.h. richardson, louis sullivan, eliel and eero saarinen and frank lloyd wright.

Among our must-see landmarks:

  • Wright’s and
  • , an Art Deco monument designed by John J. Wade
  • The , built for the 1901 Pan-American Exposition
  • The country’s largest collection of
  • , a modernist masterpiece with pitch-perfect acoustics
  • , one of fewer than a dozen Victorian conservatories left in the U.S.
  • , designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, father of American landscape architecture

Music Mecca

UB on the Green Performers.

if you’re a classical music buff, you don’t want to miss a chance to hear the internationally renowned in concert. in addition to the bpo, the plays in the perfect acoustics of kleinhans music hall.

2020欧洲杯体育直播投注ub’s features a full slate of performances throughout the year.

2020欧洲杯体育直播投注if you prefer pop, rock or country, and the attract the hottest national acts. ub’s own hosts an impressive slate of concerts, in addition to speakers, theater and dance.

the buffalo area is home to a number of hugely popular summer concert series.  one of the largest, , is situated in downtown buffalo along the waterfront, and features some of the top acts from the u.s. and canada.

numerous smaller clubs feature emerging local performers, touring bands and first-rate jazz acts, while local bars feature local micro brews, exotic cocktails and a wide variety of foods to nibble on.

Theatrical Hub

Actors performing at Shakespeare in Delaware Park.

2020欧洲杯体育直播投注a mecca for local and national talent, the city’s is one of the largest concentrations of theaters in the united states.

2020欧洲杯体育直播投注western new york’s 20-plus theater companies present the spectrum of dramatic literature, from greek tragedy to cutting-edge new plays.

the theater district is anchored by , which hosts touring broadway musicals and concerts.

2020欧洲杯体育直播投注ub's also hosts a number of theatrical productions.

in the summer, thousands of theater buffs flock to , one of the country’s largest and most successful outdoor shakespeare festivals. only new york city draws more people for a free shakespeare festival.