Community Events

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.


Franklin LaVoie

Deciphering the Enchanted Landscape of Buffalo-Niagara

Deciphering the Enchanted Landscape of Buffalo-Niagara is an intriguing 90-minute PowerPoint presentation featuring bits and pieces of local history, geology, archeology, folklore, and Native American myths and legends, as well as startling insights into surveyor and city planner Joseph Ellicott's "Radial Street Grid" (1804) and Frederick Law Olmsted's "Integrated Parks System" (1868). For 22 years, theatrical artist and puppeteer Franklin LaVoie has been "illuminating the past to enlighten the future," promoting a renaissance in the Buffalo-Niagara region.

t: 716-854-1694
f: 716-854-1696

Tues.—Fri. 11-6
Sat. 11-2
Sun. & Mon. closed

from Sep. 22, 2017
through Nov. 3, 2017

David Schirm
All The Glad Variety

Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...