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Albright-Knox Art Gallery

1285 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
+1 716-882-8700
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Albright-Knox--- Jackson Pollock

The Albright-Knox holds what is arguably Pollock's masterpiece, "Convergence". I never fail to be... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Los Angeles, California
World Class Museum with Great Ccontemporary Collection

The Albright-Knox astonishes with at least one distinguished sample from every great modern artist... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Buffalo, NY
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1285 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
+1 716-882-8700
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Albright-Knox holds what is arguably Pollock's masterpiece, "Convergence". I never fail to be impressed by it and until I retired had a large print of it hanging in my office. The original is 8 by 13 feet and is mesmerizing. The Albright has a...More

Thank samdominick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Albright-Knox astonishes with at least one distinguished sample from every great modern artist. The visiting shows usually impress as well. On the first Friday of each month, there usually is a free afternoon-evening program with activities for kids and adults. The museum restaurant has...More

Thank drdave822
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Albright-Knox is a great modern art museum. I never appreciated Jackson Pollack until I saw a painting up close. I enjoyed seeing painting in both a modern setting within the newer portion of the museum and exhibits of modern painting is the original structure...More

Thank concertgoer2012
Reviewed 13 September 2017 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 8 September 2017

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 7 September 2017

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 7 September 2017

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 5 September 2017 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 5,27,25,272
Reviewed 31 August 2017

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 29 August 2017

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
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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