Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center Members Exhibition
This is always one of the big gatherings of the season; the show is unjuried and always has a "just for fun" feeling.
CEPA Members' Exhibition
This show features traditional, digital, and archaic processes from Buffalo's large and active photographic community.
CEPA Biennial Photography Art Auction
This is another biennial event, a fundraiser featuring cutting-edge photographic work, and is eagerly anticipated by anyone who collects contemporary art in the area.
100 American Craftsmen
An annual juried show of contemporary craft art held at the Kenan Arena on the historic Kenan Center campus in Lockport. Noted as one of the top favorite craft shows/festivals in New York State, and Buffalo Niagara's only, and longest-running, show dedicated to contemporary craft art featuring leather, glass, metal, clay, wood, basketry, fiber, paper and mixed media.
Artists in Buffalo Open Studio
This studio tour and sale celebrates all the artists working in the Elmwood and Allentown districts. Usually held in Spring and early December.
Allentown Art Festival
Always held the second weekend in June, this outdoor event features hundreds of artists and craftspeople. Thousands of visitors - from inside and outside of the region - flock to the historic Allentown district to soak up the sun, admire fine crafts, and socialize. This is one of the largest and oldest outdoor art festivals in the United States.
Music is Art
Music is Art Festival is Buffalo’s most extensive exhibition of local music, dance and art.
Elmwood Festival of the Arts
Buffalo's second summer art festival is held along Elmwood Avenue and features local artists and craftspeople, local food stands, children's activities, and music and dance performances.