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Albright-Knox Art Gallery

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The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is a vibrant museum in the heart of Buffalo’s cultural district actively collecting and exhibiting art since 1862. Experience something new every time.
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1285 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1003
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

In town for a rock concert, I wanted to check out the art museum. It has an impressive original building with an unimpressive collection of works on view. With the exception of a Matisse, most of the works displayed (one each of O'Keefe, Magritte, Ensor,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Educated? Check. Mature? Check. Worldly? (Almost) check. Dues-paying member and even contributor to the fund for the Albright Knox expansion? Double check. This is supposed to appeal to the likes of me. Then why do I feel that much of this art is a colossal...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My brother loved it. He is a fan of abstract, modern and contemporary art. I would have appreciated a bit more signage explaining pieces (some only had tags stating the artist and medium).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank crazy_cactus_lady
Reviewed 17 December 2018

This is a wonderful art gallery. Their Impressionist collection is very good with representation of all the major artists of this period. The have a good post impressionist selection as well. The modern art section and the current traveling exhibitions are located on the second...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank journeymaid48
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Modern art is displayed in a modern setting. It is easy to spend hours seeing the extensive collection. There is so much to see, one should take time to see it, and go without a limit on your visit. Take a break in the restaurant....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robert C
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Despite renovations that were in progress, closing some rooms, there was more than enough to see in the other areas of the museum. Modern art abounds.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pickling
Reviewed 8 November 2018

First, there are only a very few Masters works. The gift shop has interest offerings. End of positives. True, I am not a fan of "Modern Art". This museum has lots of it. A huge pile of junk metal pieces (pots, pans and such) with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Let me say first of all that although the original art is limited, it’s still worth seeing and the traveling exhibits that we saw, outstanding. From the moment we stepped into this museum we didn’t stop a moment. A docent told us to go see...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jackiebr63
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit here, having driven over from Canada for the day. The names jump out at you: Van Gogh, Cézanne, Pissarro, Manet, Millet, Courbet, Pollock, Warhol, Lichtenstein - the list is endless. Nevertheless, the gallery takes great pride in promoting the work...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KennyA221
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I visited Albright Knox Art Gallery while on a week long holiday to see my sister who lives in Rochester NY. We were heading to Niagara Falls that day but had time to go into Buffalo first for lunch and to see some art. I’m...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Marsha F
14 August 2018|
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Adults, $12 Seniors (62 and over), $8 Veterans, $8 College Students, $8 Youth (Ages 6–18), $6 Children (5 and under), FREE Members, FREE
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Hello! It depends on which outdoor concert you are interested in. The Buffalo News Summer Jazz Series takes place on the museum's Delaware Stairs overlooking Hoyt Lake on five Sundays in July and August. You can find more... More
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Yes, the address is 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, New York 14222...the phone # is 716-882-8700. It is across the street from SUNYBuffState (college) and has a U shaped drive way and a huge sculpture of shiney metal canoes... More
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