Posts Tagged 'Buffalo Day'

Third annual Buffalo Day activities include War of 1812 discussion, documentary screening

Third annual Buffalo Day activities include War of 1812 discussion, documentary screening

The third annual Buffalo Day at Chautauqua will bring a number of events to the grounds today, culminating in a screening of the WNED documentary “The War of 1812” at 3:30 p.m. in the Hall of Christ. The screening is part of the Oliver Archives Heritage Lecture Series.

Sponsored by Chautauqua Institution, The Buffalo News, Visit Buffalo-Niagara and WNED, Buffalo Day activities are coordinated with the 10:45 a.m. lecture, a 12:10 p.m. “Chautauqua Field Session Presentation” by Bonnie Foit-Albert and a 12:50 p.m. discussion of the War of 1812 by representatives from the Niagara 1812 Legacy Council, Old Fort Erie and Visit Buffalo Niagara — all of which will happen in Smith Memorial Library.

In addition, Holly Hughes of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and Don Kimes of the Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution will lead a tour and discussion of the exhbition “Abstraction in America, Part II — 1960s and 1970s” at 2 p.m. at the Strohl Art Center.