East Otto, New York – Thinking about catching a last glance at the fall foliage in the hills of the Southern Tier? Griffis Sculpture Park in East Otto, NY, part of the Ashford Hollow Foundation, will hold a Fall Walking Tour on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 12 noon to 5 pm. Guided group walking tours are scheduled for 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm. It’s the last weekend of the Park season and a great chance to enjoy a beautiful fall
The Slyboots School of Music and Art & The Ashford Hollow Foundation present: SLYFEST 7– The Griffis Sculpture Park Edition September 7 | 2pm to dusk & September 8 | 12pm to dusk – Day time- No camping – Slyfest is an annual collaboration put on as a fundraiser for the Slyboots School of Music and Art, newly located in Downtown Buffalo, NY. Our work involves cultural arts education through avenues of
Big Leg Emma to rock Essex Arts Center in May Band celebrating the release of their new studio album “Revival” The roots-rock band, Big Leg Emma, will be hosting their album-release party in Buffalo on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at the Essex Arts Center, 30 Essex Street, Buffalo, NY. The show, with opening band A Potters Field, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Proceeds from the event will assist the Ashford Hollow Foundation, which owns an
Essex Art Center Open Studio Various artists from the Essex Art Center will be showcasing their original work during the Holiday Open Studios and Galleries presented by artists in buffalo, inc. December 2 through December 4 come and visit one of the most unique art spaces in WNY. Our doors will be open to sell and display artwork as well as give you the opportunity to make your own metal sculpture. An artist will be on hand to
The Ashford Hollow Foundation has been teaching youth the skills of metalworking for many decades now. Currently, our outreach goes beyond the Essex Art Center and heads all the way into classrooms across WNY. Last week, we kicked off a program with the Williams Street School in Lancaster. The program headed off with a Plasma Cutting and Welding demonstration for all 500 6th graders at the school. The Ashford Hollow Foundation
Opening Reception at GSP September 10, 2011 3pm at Mill Valley Site of Griffis Sculpture Park “Nuggette” by Coral Lambert and “Fallen Fruit” by Matter Practice will be celebrated as the two newest acquisitions of Griffis Sculpture Park. Lite refreshments and snacks will be served and we will venture through the park to dedicate both sculptures. Please join us for a great day.
Drum Circle at GSP Join the metal giants in the fields at Rohr Hill on Saturday night. We will drum to the beat of the setting sun. All are welcome and this is a free event. Some drums will be available to share. We will meet at Rohr Hill Rd (turn off 219 on Ahrens Rd and make 1st left) around 7:30 on Saturday the 20th.
Sculpture Repair Day In early summer, a crew of 25 volunteers and 4 portable welders made important repairs to about 20 sculptures in need throughout the park. Without the help of dedicated men and women in our community we could not maintain the hundreds of sculpture at GSP- Thanks to all of our amazing volunteers! Revitalize relationship with Audubon A naturalist from Audubon Buffalo visited the sculpture park to educate
June 25th, 2011 | 5:30 pm to 12 AM :: Essex Arts Center Music Starts at 5:30pm :: Music by Soul Committee, Sonic Garden, 12/8 Path Band, Aircraft, Lazlow Hollyfeld, Stop Making Sense, Nick Gordon & the Family Band. Plenty of extras including: Mbaye Rama Drumming & Dancing, Musical & Light INterpretation by Poverty, Hyms, Hula Hoopers, Live Painting Experience.