Buffalo Arts Studio is proud to partner with M&T Bank to open the gallery and gift shop on the fourth Friday of the month from January to October for extended hours (11:00 am to 8:00 pm).
M&T Fourth Fridays @ Tri-Main Center are free and open to the public.
Friday, June 22, 2018
Coalitions, Cooperatives and Collectives; Building Creative Communities
5:30-6:30 pm Roundtable discussion:
6:30-8:00 pm Information sharing and networking
Representatives from regional arts organizations including Buffalo Arts Studio, Anderson Gallery, Art Services Initiative, Buffalo Society of Artists, CreativeMornings/Buffalo, DOPE Collective, Dreamland, Emerging Leaders in the Arts Buffalo (ELAB), the Foundry, Panthfrica, Squeaky Wheel Art and Media, Street Poetz, Battle of the Brushes II, and Sugar City will discuss the role of small, creative communities within a larger cultural context. Topics under consideration include engaging neighborhoods, responding to shifting regional demographics, and the costs and benefits of organizing into a 501(c)(3).
Refreshments will include donation based wine and beer as well as delicious offerings provided by the Lunch Box and Ashker’s. This event is free and open to the public.