Mary Begley, Pat Pendleton, and Eileen Pleasure of the Buffalo Society of Artists will exhibit their explorations of visual language at the Carnegie Art Center. The public is invited to attend an opening reception on Saturday, April 6th 1-3PM. The show runs through the month with a closing event on Saturday, April 27th 1-3PM.

“Sight is the poetry of art—line, stanza, and verse. The genesis of the words we use to make sense of the world.”

The Fine Arts League of Buffalo presents the 71st Annual Spring Juried Members Exhibition, Poetry of Sight. The exhibition will be presented for the month of May and will include an opening reception Thursday, May 9th 6-8pm. The exhibition will also feature artist talks on Thursday, May 23rd 6-7:30pm from select FAL members.

Click HERE to learn more

Open call for 2025 submissions!

Exhibit in either our main Rotunda Gallery, our more intimate East Gallery, or both! We are looking for artists who would like to see their work professionally hung on our walls and displayed on our pedestals. Have an opening reception with us and an artist talk and get your work in front of new eyes!

Email us at [email protected] or click the link below to inquire.

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Sign up today to take advantage of early bird booth pricing. To learn more about Carnegie Art Spree or to fill out on application, click HERE

Spring 2024 Weekly Classes 

The Carnegie Art Center hosts weekly art classes for adults. These classes are taught by professional artists associated with Partners in Art Studio and our own roster of artists.

The list of 2024 Spring art classes have been announced!

Classes will include drawing, watercolor painting, oil painting and a special Master’s class.

See the schedule and how to register HERE

Become a Gallery Sponsor!

For as low as $600 for a 6-month period, become a sponsor of one of the Galleries at the CAC!

To support our mission of providing free admission and low-cost rentals to the WNY arts community, purchase naming rights for either our Rotunda or East Gallery. These naming rights include on-site signage for the name that you choose and will also be included in all of our print and digital promotions.

This is a tax deductible sponsorship. 


Sign up to sponsor and name our East Gallery Here

Sign up to sponsor and name our Rotunda Gallery Here


Join our Street Team!

Street Team members will be eligible for one pair of tickets to each event they volunteer to promote. The Carnegie Art Center is a 501c3 organization and is also able to provide community service hours for this activity.

Team members will be responsible for distributing promotional materials (flyers/posters/postcards) to local businesses, meeting places, and public billboards throughout Western New York. This role is a volunteer, part-time position and will be scheduled around the CAC’s event schedule.

Street Team members can expect to promote several times a year with higher priority on summer programming and Art Off the Wall (December).


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