If you want to introduce your kids into that amazing world of art, there is no better place than an art gallery!
The Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo is an great experience for those slightly older kids who want to explore the 150 year old tradition of collecting, conserving and exhibiting art!
The younger kids will love seeing all the colors and shapes in the collections, and those older kids can start to look at WHY they like the art, and see the different techniques and tones used in each piece.
The great thing about the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, is that it teaches kids that art isn't just paintings! If you look at the permanent collection on display - there are sketches, life art, paintings, sculptures, tapestries...art comes in all forms, and there is no right or wrong.
You never know - they might get inspired to get creative themselves and you might have a hidden masterpiece in the house! (One day their name will be on the wall of the gallery!)
The exhibitions at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery often change, so make sure you check out the dates so you know you're not missing out on something you really want to see.
The gallery isn't just art - it's very hands on with their programs - one of which is the family workshops! These workshops allow families to get together and actually get creative right then and there! The cost includes admission to the museum, so why not get those hands dirty and all have an art attack!
There are lessons, animation workshops, theater workshops and activities over summer for the kids to be involved in.
Get creative with the family at this interesting Buffalo gallery!
$5 to $8
Free for active duty US and Canadian Armed Services and family
Parking is $5 for guests and $3 members (so why not check out membership too!)
Fill those artistic tummies with lunch and dinner - sweets and savouries await! The last seating is at 8:30pm .
Healthy Eating They have healthy options at the cafe for the family
PARKING AT THE GALLERY Visitors $5 Members $3 Non-visitors $8 Parking is $3 on M&T FIRST FRIDAYS, the first Friday of every month, from 10 am to 10 pm. When entering the parking lot, Members and guests are required to take a parking ticket. Please bring your parking ticket into the Gallery to have it validated at the Admissions Desk. Parking fees directly support the Gallery.
There are self-guide school tours for grades 3 to 12, and FREE guided school tours for K to 12!
The AK Shop offers an great range of prints, posters, books, stationery, scarves, shawls, bags, and jewelry crafted by national and international artisans.
Accessible parking is available in the Gallery’s lot with an accessible entrance. Wheelchairs are available free of charge at the Coat Room on a first-come, first-served basis. Elevators and lifts are located throughout the building.
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10am to 5pm Tues - Sun (First Friday of the month shuts 10pm)
All year round but closed Mondays, Thanksgiving, Independence, Christmas and New Years Day
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