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JCC Art Galleries

Located on the second floor of the JCC Benderson Family Building, the Bunis Family Art Gallery is a community space providing creative opportunity for local artists to showcase and sell their works. Brightly colored paintings, and intriguing photographs are just examples of the beautiful pieces of art on display throughout the year in the Gallery. Exhibits and receptions in the Bunis Family Art Gallery are free and open to the community. Most work on exhibit is for sale and a portion of the proceeds go to support Cultural Arts programming efforts at the JCC.

Calling all Artists

The gallery provides a creative space for artists to showcase and sell their works. Opportunities are available for two month exhibitions and each new exhibition includes an opportunity for an artist sponsored reception to kick off the exhibit, allowing JCC members and interested community arts patrons the opportunity to meet the artist and learn more about their artistic process and creative goals. Additionally, for some exhibiting artists, workshops, presentations to schools and synagogues, and interactive classes are included. We are currently seeking works on paper, photographs, paintings and textiles. No 3-D accepted at this time.

To submit, please send the following via email to 4-10 images, along with resume, biography of the artist and details for the pieces that the artist is submitting (Title, Year, Dimensions, Medium, Price). Selected artists will be responsible for delivery, installation and de-installation of the artists' work. Submissions are reviewed year-round for future exhibitions.

Current Gallery Exhibit

Donors Art Show
March 1 - April 30, 2018

New reduce pricing for the month of April!
All Artwork ½ price
All proceeds go to the JCC Art Gallery and Jewish Family Service.

Jewish Family Service of Buffalo and the Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo are collaborating to present an art exhibit of donated art from members of the community.  

Art includes work by Israeli artist A. Elgi, Buffalo artists Irving Mink and Walter Prochownik, American abstract artist Clinton Hill, German artist Herbert Schneider, and more including original paintings, prints, needlework, drawings and photographs.

Gallery admission is free and the gallery is open during JCC business hours, 7 days a week. 

Upcoming Exhibits

May 1 – May 11, 2018: Kadimah Academy Student Art Exhibit

Multimedia artwork by students of Kadimah Academy.

May 15 - June 29, 2018: Art from the Heart - Yad B’Yad Art Exhibit

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Yad B’Yad (Hebrew for Hand in Hand) provides outreach, advocacy and program support that assists people with disabilities to achieve full participation in the Jewish and Buffalo Communities.

Art from the Heart will feature the artistic talents and accomplishments of artists of the Yad B’Yad program. The exhibition will include framed drawings, paintings, and more. Each piece showcases the creative talents of the artists. Art in the exhibit includes work by Daniel Rodgers, Jeremy Pratt, Liz Skerker, Sarah Doueck and Rick Grear. Gallery Reception: May 24 6:00 – 8:00pm Lippman Lounge at the JCC Benderson Family Building. Tour the Gallery, meet the artists and enjoy live music and light refreshments.

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