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Wednesday, March 1, 2017
WORLD ARCHITECTURE /SINGING PRAISES OF BUFFALO CENTRIC ARTS & CRAFTS DESIGN HEROES
Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin Martin House is at the center of Buffalo's Four Month Arts & Crafts Celebration this summer
on June 8, the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's birth, the newly
formed Buffalo Arts & Crafts Alliance will launch a four-month celebration
of the work of Wright and
that of other designers and artisans in Buffalo's undersung role in the Arts
& Crafts Movement (late 1800s and early 1900s).
The festival, which will feature exhibitions and events in the Burchfield Penney
Art Center, the Darwin Martin House, Roycroft Campus and the University at
Buffalo's School of Architecture and Design, will culminate in a four day
conference slated for Oct. 20 to 21.
four-month festival will reacquaint people with the influential achievements of
Wright, Roycroft founder Elbert Hubbard, furniture designers Gustav Stickley
and Charles Rohlfs, visual artists Clara Sipprell, Frederick W. Walrath, Alex
Fournier and many others whose names have faded into history even as their
influence has spread.
at Buffalo visual studies professor Jonathan Katz is one of the founders of
Buffalo's Arts & Crafts Alliance is the leading organizer of the event.
Buffalo’s four-month long salute to Arts & Crafts design, architecture and
movement leaders, there is another event championing the decorative arts of the
Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce hosts its 34th Arts & Crafts Festival on
Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (the 3rd Saturday in August).
The annual Arts & Crafts Festival is held in the streets of downtown
150 art and craft vendors exhibit their appealing merchandise and food vendors
tempt you to taste delicious treats. Please join us for a day of fun for the
entire family. The festival takes place rain or shine. Free to the public.