Buffalo History Museum Hosting 18th Annual Paint The Town Art Auction

Over 35 Local Artists with Strong Ties to the Buffalo Region Participate

An Invite from the Buffalo History Museum in Buffalo, New York

Posted October 17th, 2016 on Niagara At Large

Buffalo, New York – For the eighteenth year, the social celebration of art, history, and community will take place during Paint the Town art auction and fundraiser at The Buffalo History Museum.

Painting for TBHM Collection: Birds-eye View, Pan American Exposition” by H.H. Green]

Painting for TBHM Collection: Birds-eye View, Pan American Exposition” by H.H. Green]

The fundraiser will feature both live and silent auctions, and will include a wide range of artworks by over 35 artists with strong ties to the Buffalo region. Proceeds from the auction benefit both the artists and The Buffalo History Museum.

  • WHAT:    The 18th Annual Paint the Town – Fundraiser with live and silent art auction
  • WHEN:    Thursday, November 3, 2016           
  • TIME:      6:00 – 9:30 p. (Doors open at 5:30 pm)
  • WHERE: The Buffalo History Museum, One Museum Court (Elmwood Ave. & Nottingham Terr. intersection)
  • TIX:         $50/member, $75/general  
  • INFO:       buffalohistory.org , (716) 873-9644 x 318

Guests may view the works on display while enjoying passed hors d’oeuvres, a beer and wine bar, and desserts by Oliver’s Restaurant. The live auction led by Kelly Schultz will take place 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Chairpersons for the fundraiser are John & Shelley McKendry and Zack & Annemarie Schneider.

Artists featured in both live and silent auctions work in many different media, including photography, glass, oil painting, and watercolor. Participating artists and art donors include (as of this writing 10/13): Peter Ahrens, Paul Alico, Dennis Bertram, Karl Heerdt, Deborah Hill, Richard Kersting, Elizabeth Leader, Martha Marlette, Robert Masak, Grace Meibohm, Fran Noonan, John O’Reilly, Nancy Parisi, Russell Ram, Frank Reppenhagen, Alberto Rey, John Salmeri, Steve Siegel, Greg Tranter, Michael Wickham (more to be announced).

Paint the Town is open to the general public and tickets may be purchased at the door; for more ticket information, contact and to RSVP Alexis Greinert at (716) 873-9644 ext. 318 or agreinert@buffalohistory.org.

Special gratitude our generous sponsors: Hodgson Russ Attorneys and Richard & Karen Penfold.                                                                                                                                                       ###                                                                 Exeriencing history with you, by remembering, discovering, and sharing our stories; sparking emotional and social connections within our unique community.

For more on the Buffalo History Museum and its many exhbitis and events, click onhttp://www.buffalohistory.org/ .

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