First Annual Fall Walking Tour!

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… Read More

The Ashford Hollow Foundation and The Slyboots School of Music and Art partner up to present SLYFEST 7!

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… Read More

Big Leg Emma @ The Essex Arts Center on May 12th, 2012!

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,… Read More

2012 Snowshoe Party

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2012 Moonlight Snowshoe at the Griffis Sculpture Park!  You all helped make it a wonderful success.

Holiday Open Studio

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… Read More

Students Receive Unique Sculptural Experience

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… Read More

Simon Griffis Memorial Celebration

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… Read More

Vertical Constructions at GSP

Vertical Constructions is a graduate studio in the Material Culture Graduate Research Group that explores the design and construction of vertical structures. It concentrates on 3 primary objectives: 1) on the differences between stereotomic (mass) and tectonic (stick)… Read More

UB’s “The Living Wall” returns to Griffis Sculpture Park

  The freshman studios in UB’s Architecture Department are bustling with excitement. Around 80 students will put their carpentry skills to the test as they attempt to build the second installation of “The Living Wall”. For the next… Read More

Welcome to the new website for the Ashford Hollow Foundation

Welcome to our new website! Please let us know if you experience problems with the new site. It is a work in progress. Enjoy and explore everything the Ashford Hollow Foundation has to offer.