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Albright-Knox Art Gallery

1285 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
+1 716-882-8700
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While not large, and while it leans toward modern art, this is worth the visit. There is a little... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tim V
Toronto, Canada
via mobile
One of our country's great art museums

An amazing asset that New York or Chicago would gladly welcome.Worth a visit just to see the great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is a vibrant museum in the heart of Buffalo’s cultural district actively collecting and exhibiting art since 1862. Experience something new every time.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1285 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
+1 716-882-8700
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While not large, and while it leans toward modern art, this is worth the visit. There is a little something for everyone. Nice bit of culture and a respite from the ordinary in the middle of Buffalo. Not far from Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin Martin...More

Thank Tim V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing asset that New York or Chicago would gladly welcome.Worth a visit just to see the great Jackson Pollack . Rotating shows are on 2 nd floor- not so strong on our visit

Thank jfadds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though I'd always meant to stop by here, it took a friend of mine from New Jersey visiting for me to take the initiative. Though we were initially confused about which entrance to use, walking around the building and seeing the outdoor sculptures was a...More

Thank rddeverell87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are always so much to see at this gallery. Great location, so much to do with the children. In this area is the history museum, delaware park and the japanese gardens. You can ride a bike on the paths in this area.

Thank brenda w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The impressionist collection with the likes of Van Gogh, Pissaro, Kidinsky and others was well worth the trip from Your, PA. Make this museum a must see on your trip to Buffalo

Thank 52,725,272
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buffalonians can be proud of their art museum. It has a strong, well-curated collection of modern art, and there is always something new and interesting to see. The Kiefer exhibit was stunning; the Clyfford Still collection is one of the best (well, one of the...More

Thank Kerry R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently spent a couple of days in Buffalo and this art gallery was on our list of places to visit. I was not disappointed! It is a very nice museum, with a good permanent collection and great special exhibits. When we...More

Thank joaji
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great collection, including some of the best art write-ups. They are straight forward and provide information that really helps highlight what the artist has done, how and why. Loved it. The temporary exhibit we visited was equally good-Drawing-The Start of It All

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

On our way back & forth from California to Ontario, Canada where we see plays, we purposely fly in & out of Buffalo, a good part of our reason being to visit the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. In addition to their outstanding permanent collection, they never...More

Thank markmd
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The Albright-Knox is known for absolutely great American paintings from the 1950s and 60s from the Knox Collection as well as a handful of great Post-Impressionist and early modern works, all shown in a mid-century addition that must have been incredibly groovy in its time...More

Thank Zzardvark
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24 May 2017|
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Response from James B | Property representative |
Hello! It depends on which outdoor concert you are interested in. The Buffalo News Summer Jazz Series takes place on the museum's Delaware Stairs overlooking Hoyt Lake on five Sundays in July and August. You can find more... More
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17 May 2017|
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Response from Weeat4fun | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the address is 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, New York 14222...the phone # is 716-882-8700. It is across the street from SUNYBuffState (college) and has a U shaped drive way and a huge sculpture of shiney metal canoes... More
29 July 2016|
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Response from James B | Property representative |
Hello! We recommend reserving about two hours to view our collection and special exhibitions. Add an extra hour or so if you would like to browse in Shop AK, have lunch in AK Cafe, or explore the outdoor sculpture on our... More