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Hallwalls from Delaware Ave. On January 14, 2006, Hallwalls reopened its exhibition galleries, media arts screening/performance facilities, and offices at Babeville (the former Asbury Delaware Methodist Church) on the corner of Delaware Avenue and Tupper Street, in spaces we are leasing from Righteous Babe Records, the building's savior, owner, developer, and only other co-occupant.

Contact information

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
341 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202
Phone: (716) 854-1694; Fax: (716) 854-1696
www.hallwalls.org

Contact individual staff members here.

 
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Our mission

Ann Magnuson, March '83
Ann Magnuson, March '83
A. To provide a center for contemporary art.

B. To recognize and serve a vital community artistic presence which is global in its outlook, challenging in its ideas, pluralistic in its concerns, and diverse in its expression. Hallwalls' twofold mission is to serve artists by supporting the creation and presentation of new work in the visual, media, performing, and literary arts, and to serve the public by making these works available to audiences. We are dedicated in particular to work by artists which challenges and extends the traditional boundaries of the various art forms, and which is critically engaged with current issues in the arts and--through the arts--in society. Finally, we believe that the right of freedom of expression for artists, and for free access to their works by interested individuals, must be protected as a fundamental and necessary condition of our mission.
 
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Our website

Bill Sack, Hallwalls' Technical Director, designed this version of the website. If you have any problems or questions regarding the website please contact via email.

 

Directions, Parking, and Accessibility




Free parking for Hallwalls events is usually available in our adjacent lot. Note that we share this lot with Babeville, and there may be occasions on which another event in the building would cause the lot to be full or otherwise unavailable. In this case, it is often possible to find street parking on Delaware Avenue south of Tupper, or on South Elmwood Avenue.

Entrance to Hallwalls is through the glass stair tower addition on the south façade of the rear Parish House. This entrance is fully wheelchair accessible, with a new passenger elevator located just inside the lobby. All Hallwalls facilities and adjacent restrooms are accessible, and assistive listening devices are available by request.
  
 
341 DELAWARE AVE.
BUFFALO, NY 14202
t: 716-854-1694
f: 716-854-1696

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

IN THE GALLERY
from May. 10, 2019
through Jun. 28, 2019
 

Ashley Smith
Three Fold Form


Inspired by Jungian psychology and mythology, Ashley Smith's process is an alchemical cauldron where personal narratives about womanhood, motherhood, research about art, stories, and myths of the wild woman archetype who represents the instinctive nature of woman are boiled together and transmuted to create abstract sculptural forms and installations that sprout from the wall and grow from the ground.
 

Stephanie Rohlfs
Put One Over


Rohlfs' work springboards from a clean surface appearance and concise formal gestures into a hybridized set of works that make the artist seem part minimalist, part colorist, part humorist. Rohlfs' sculptural gestures are so adroitly specific and contained that each element—a field of color, a drooping form, a slab of shelving—takes on more imminent and emphatic articulation ...
 
 
 
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FROM THE ARCHIVES:

25 years ago at Hallwalls

Fri. Jun. 17, 1994
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ALLEN GINSBERG

Four total screenings of THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ALLEN GINSBERG (Jerry Aronson, 1993, 82min). The film includes exclusive interviews with Ginsberg and his contemporaries, William S ...