This Saturday October 18th the Essex Arts Center will come alive with sound from The Observers, Aircraft, 12/8 Path Band and Fredtown Stompers! Get your ticket below or grab them at the door! See you there! Ticket Quantity One Ticket $10.00 USD Two Tickets $20.00 USD Three Tickets $30.00 USD Four Tickets $40.00 USD Read more [...]
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The Essex Party Saturday, October 18, 2014 7:00 p.m. 30 Essex Street, Buffalo, NY 14213 $10 available at the door or online at www.griffispark.org After launching our first annual Essex Party in 2013 the Ashford Hollow Foundation is back at it for our second annual autumn warehouse party at the Essex Arts Center. On Saturday, October 18, at 7:00 p.m., the cool warehouse spaces of the Essex Arts Center will be the location for The Essex Party, a music and art party to benefit the Ashford Hollow Read more [...]
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Griffis Sculpture Park’s 2nd Annual Summer Festival Will Feature a Day of Art & Music The Griffis Sculpture Park will celebrate a day of creativity at the second annual Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival on Sunday, August 17, 2014 from 12 noon to 6:30 p.m. Admission will be$10 for adults, 12 and under FREE. Gates open at 11:00 a.m. The event will feature musical performances from some of the region’s best musicians, tours of the park, children crafts and activities, artists creating Read more [...]
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On a gorgeous May day Cole Heath from Channel 7 news took the scenic drive down the 219 to Griffis Sculpture Park to meet up with Mark Griffis for an exciting interview highlighting the Park and its history. Please check out the below link to view the story:

Video: Buffalo’s Hidden Gem at Griffis Sculpture Park


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Please join us for this years annual Moonlight Snowshoe Tour on February 15th from 5pm – 8pm. We will be featuring all the fan favorites including snowshoes from City Garage and chili from Balloons Restaurant. Bring out your finest dancing shoes to warm up after a fantastic tour provided by Mark and Damian Griffis! $50 covers snowshoe rental; some of the best local chili, cookies and snacks; a mooonlit snowshoe tour of Sculpture Park; and live music afterward. During the tour, snowshoers will Read more [...]
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For eight evenings, Griffis Sculpture Park will be illuminated with colorful and theatrical lighting for “NIGHT LIGHTS at Griffis Sculpture Park.” On Weds, Oct. 23 thru Sat. Oct. 26th and Weds Oct. 30 thru Sat. Nov. 2. The trails will open from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on weekends. Guests will be able to walk a portion of the Mill Valley Rd site of the sculpture park, where the trails and sculptures will interact with creative lighting – creating a truly unique experience.. Admission Read more [...]
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The Essex Party – what a night!

The return of the Ashford Hollow Foundation's fall fundraiser was a tremendous success. Titled "The Essex Party," the party took over the warehouse studio and loft spaces of the Essex Arts Center this past Saturday night. Judging by the success of the turnout, the Essex Arts Center is still a thriving artistic force in Buffalo. Music was the main focus of the evening, with great performances from WNY's best bands. The Folk Faces brought their raucous Americana music. One of the highlights was when Read more [...]
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The Essex Party!

After a few years’ absence, an autumn warehouse party has returned to the Essex Arts Center.On Saturday, October 19, at 7:00 p.m., the cool warehouse spaces of the Essex Arts Center will be the location for The Essex Party, a music and art party to benefit the Ashford Hollow Foundation. The evening will feature live music, dancing, video projections, artistic displays and a cash bar. Essex Arts Center is located at 30 Essex Street, Buffalo, NY 14213. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online Read more [...]
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It has been a long time since the Griffis Sculpture Park has hosted a big event at the stage on top of the hill. This past weekend’s Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival was an amazing event with over 500 people in attendance. It was a picture perfect day full of musical performances, artistic displays, and people from 7 years old to 77 years old soaking up the sculpture park. 


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  Tickets for our first annual Summer Festival are now available online!   Quantity One Ticket $10.00 USD Two Tickets $20.00 USD Three Tickets $30.00 USD Four Tickets $40.00 USD Read more [...]
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Griffis Sculpture Park’s 1st  Annual Summer Festival Will Feature a Day of Art & Music East Otto, NY—The Griffis Sculpture Park will celebrate a day of creativity at the first annual Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival on Sunday, August 18, 2013 from 12 noon to 6:30 p.m. Admission will be $10 for adults, 12 and under FREE. Gates open at 11:00 a.m.  The event will feature musical performances from some of the region’s best musicians, tours of the park, children crafts and activities, Read more [...]
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The Finn McCool 4 Mile Odyssey at the Griffis Sculpture Park on Saturday was a huge success. Over a thousand participants registered to run four miles through the sculpture park. In addition to the sculptures, runners were greeted by 10 obstacles on the course. From rope walls, mud pits, cargo nets to slip n' slides, all participants were challenged by the course. Check out a few pics from Saturday morning's wonderful event.                  Read more [...]
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