Past Presidents of the Buffalo Society of Artists Exhibition 

On View June 3 – 26, 2021

Opening Reception

Thursday, June 3, 6 – 8 pm 


Gerald Mead: Collecting the Legacy of the Buffalo Society of Artists
Thursday, June 17, 6 PM

Len Kagelmacher: 130 years of the BSA History – Important Highlights
Saturday, June 19, 12:30 PM

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Jeffrey Barnes
Photography Exhibition 

On View July 8-31, 2021 

Opening Reception

Thursday, July 8, 2021, 6-8PM


Live On the Lawn at the Carnegie Art Center

“Live on the Lawn” is an outdoor music series that will take place Thursday nights at the Carnegie Art Center located at 240 Goundry Street in North Tonawanda.



Gerald Mead: Collecting the Legacy of the Buffalo Society of Artists

Thursday, June 17, 6 PM
Free to attend

Collector and Buffalo Society of Artists past president Gerald Mead, a leading authority on WNY art, will discuss the origins, composition, and curatorship of his extensive art collection, and lead a tour of the exhibition of artworks from his collection by 33 of the historic past presidents of the Society that are on view at the Carnegie Art Center.  


Len Kagelmacher: Highlights and Sidelights of our History

Saturday, June 19 at 12:30PM
Free to attend

Len Kagelmacher will present and discuss the 130-year chronology of the Buffalo Society of Artists, with a focus on the personalities and events that comprise a legacy of prominence and promise. Little known anecdotes of some of our early leaders and members will be revealed. The talk will be capped off with a discussion of the BSA history book currently being developed.

Weidner’s BBQ Chicken Dinner to Support the Carnegie

Saturday June 26, 2021

Drive-Thru Pick Up Only – Carnegie Parking Lot
12pm – 4pm (Presale pickup by 3pm)
Pre-sale Tickets= $12
Dinners Include:
Chicken,  Cole Slaw, Buttered Spuds, Roll & Butter
Proceeds directly support the Carnegie Art Center!



Venmo us at @ Carnegie-ArtCenter with your name and email

OR stop by the Carnegie Art Center to purchase tickets.


Butterfly Peony Watercolor Class

Join Sherryl Perez, local Watercolorist, for an evening of learning various watercolor techniques, color mixing and composition. We will paint a beautiful butterfly on a peony scene. All supplies & instruction included. 

Cost: $30 


The Carnegie Art Center presents a monthly Makers Market that will take place outside on our lawn every second Saturday of the month starting in May and going into September 2021.
This monthly event will feature up to 35 vendors selling handcrafted, vintage items or food/drink on our lawn space. Vendors will be spaced out to ensure social distancing.
Price to participate as a vendor:
$50 per event for Non-members
$40 per event for Members of the Carnegie Art Center
The Makers Market will take place on our lawn space during the following dates & times:
  • Saturday, May 8, 2021: 11AM-4PM
  • Saturday, June 12, 2021: 11AM-4PM
  • Saturday, July 10, 2021: 11AM-4PM
  • Saturday, August 14, 2021: 11AM-4PM
  • Saturday, September 11, 2021: 11AM-4PM
Submissions for the Makers Market will be accepted until the spots are filled!

Niagara County by the Numbers: An Interactive Mural Project 

We are pleased to announce, in partnership with Mike Weber of Niagara County Entertainment, the “Niagara County by the Numbers” mural project is under way! 

We are in the process of curating and installing 12 color-by-number public murals created by 12 individual artists in 12 towns in Niagara County including Cambria, Hartland, Lewiston, Lockport, Newfane, Niagara, Pendleton, Porter, Royalton, Somerset, Wheatfield and Wilson. 

Visit the Facebook page to learn more and to stay updated! 

We are available for your private events! 

Per the guidelines set by the State, the Carnegie Art Center can currently host private events in partnership with Webster’s Bistro. The Center is a perfect place to host a reception, bridal shower, baby shower or birthday event.
Please contact us to learn more and to reserve a date for an event.
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(p) 716-694-4400

2021 Carnegie Calendars
Now Available!
Order yours today!

The 2021 Carnegie Calendar features artwork created by 12 Western New York Artists for each of the 12 months. Prepare for the new year, stay organized and enjoy 12 beautiful works of art by purchasing a calendar for $25/each.

Proceeds will support the Carnegie Art Center, a 501c3 non-profit organization.
Click here to purchase the 2021 Calendar Today!

Become a Member of the Carnegie Art Center:

Members of the Carnegie enjoy many benefits including discounts to events & classes, exclusive emails, inclusion in our members exhibition and more.

Smaller art galleries weather the storm by getting inventive
Buffalo News
Jeff Miers Oct 1, 2020

WKBW Channel 7 News covering the
Carnegie Art Festival: A Virtual Experience

Rise Collaborative Article
Published online on June 16, 2020 

Carnegie Art Center
240 Goundry Street
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
(p) 716-694-4400
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The Carnegie Art Center is a proud partner of the Arts Access Program which provides free access to the arts by partnering with cultural organizations around Western NY.
The Carnegie Art Center offers free admission to special events and classes for Arts Access passholders. Please visit our website for updates.
Learn more about Arts Access HERE 

Wednesday 6 – 8 PM
Thursday 6 – 8 PM
Friday 12 – 4 PM
Saturday 12 – 4 PM