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Albright-Knox Art Gallery

1285 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1003
+1 716-882-8700
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Very kind staff

Very beautiful place, the staff is very helpful and kind especially at the front desk. A local... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brianna S
A cultural gem

This is a wonderful art gallery and museum that is well-worth the admission. If you should happen... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
e_Williams191
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Rochester, New York
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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.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pollock” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1285 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222-1003
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very beautiful place, the staff is very helpful and kind especially at the front desk. A local treasure!

Thank Brianna S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful art gallery and museum that is well-worth the admission. If you should happen to visit on a Friday afternoon the admission is free, which is amazing for such a cultural experience. There is so much information that it is definitely worth...More

Thank e_Williams191
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

I have been to art galleries around the world. Unfortunately thos gallery has stood out singly as the worst run gallery I have experienced in the world.

Thank Paul G
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

This museum is located in a beautiful and bright building. It has quite a nice permanent collection which include some masters (Cezanne, Van Gogh, Degas, Monet, and Picasso) as well as more modern work (Dan Flavin). The staircase wall drawings by Sol LeWitt is amazing....More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

I’m not an art person but I have an artsy child and she really wanted to go. I’m glad we went. The modern art is highly unusual and interactive. From giant chairs to tea rooms to ghost pianos to evil mechanical moving angels and mirror...More

Thank Suhirjahaan M
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Second time at Albright Knox and we thoroughly enjoyed the Out of Sight exhibit, which was even child-accessible. It is a lovely gallery overall, and the docents are friendly and helpful. We stopped for lunch in the gallery restaurant which was equally excellent. A wonderful...More

Thank StephintheStates
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

The gallery has new artist exhibits regularly, so it's quite nice to go. I particularly enjoy it when it's snowing and there isn't a lot of outdoor activity.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

No matter the season there is always a need to do something on a wet day. This is the place, whether you want to see modern, classical, Picasso, Morisot, Pissarro, Renoir, and many others. Plus visiting exhibitions, of all types. This a great museum to...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

A truly splendid modern art collection in a beautiful neo-classical building. Check out the wonderful "Karma" sculpture outside the main building.

Thank Stephen G
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Great art gallery. Will come back. Staff were extremely helpful and the art work was very good. Highly recommended

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janicelynn1581
24 May 2017|
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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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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
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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
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