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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
+1 716-882-8700
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Reviewed 3 days 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
Thank ShellGirl057
Reviewed 2 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 4 weeks ago

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 November 23, 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 November 19, 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 November 7, 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 November 3, 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 November 2, 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 October 28, 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
Thank A B
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

This visit was most amazing: the pictures are a great collection and this comments are very informativ. The staff is massively friendly, could even come in with my big bag on the way to the airport. Appreciate this opportunity very much, helped me so much....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Marsha F
August 14, 2018|
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Response from JWolly | Reviewed this property |
Adults, $12 Seniors (62 and over), $8 Veterans, $8 College Students, $8 Youth (Ages 6–18), $6 Children (5 and under), FREE Members, FREE
May 23, 2017|
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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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May 16, 2017|
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Response from Weeat4fun | Reviewed this property |
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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Recommendations on Buffalo hotels for research trip? (1 Replies)
I'll be visiting Buffalo at the end of June to do research, primarily at the SUNY Buffalo library but also at the Albright-Knox art gallery and the Hallwalls art space. Can anyone recommend a reasonably-priced hotel to stay in? I also may want to check out the (gay) bar scene, which I assume is downtown. However, some of the postings have made me wary of staying in a downtown hotel! Your advice would be much appreciated.
June 13, 2005|
Response fromDannyV|
unless you stay at the hampton inn downtown dont bother staying downtown at all, although the hampton in is pricey and a very updated hotel. cheektowaga is the central suburb in the area and you probably should look into hotels in the town. if your flying in thats convenient cause buffalo niagara international is in cheektowaga. amherst is also centrally located. cant really help you on the gay bar thing but if my knowledge serves me correct club marcella is a popular gay bar and allentown...More