Buffalo Attractions - Albright Knox Art Museum

 


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The Albright-Knox Art Museum has become one of the most popular destinations for both Buffalo residents and tourists alike. If you have time to spend in Buffalo you should take the time to visit this fantastic museum. Why not go some place where you can learn while being entertained. In this article you will learn what makes the museum so special and what you can expect to find when you go for a visit.

The Albright-Knox Art Museum is a world famous museum which houses a variety of different types of art to make anyone happy. The building itself is even a work of art. It is built in the Greek revival style with eighteen marble columns on its exterior making for quite a striking appearance. Once you enter the building you will be treated to over 5000 different works of art in a variety of genres waiting to be appreciated. For example, the museum is considered to be one of the best in the world in the category of modern and contemporary art. Among the pieces on permanent display at the museum include those from Picasso, Van Gogh and even the great Jackson Pollock. In addition to these artists the museum also is home to traveling and temporary exhibits. Some of the past exhibits the museum has hosted include “Expressionism to Realism and the Art of Printmaking in Germany", “Francis Bacon: Paintings from the 1950s" and “Collage from the Collection. " So as you can see, the museum is constantly trying to improve and change itself so that visitors are never bored.

If you would like to visit the Albright-Knox Art museum you can find it at 1285 Elmwood Ave in Buffalo, New York. If you would like to get current admission prices and learn about current exhibitions and special events you can call the information line at 716-882-8700. Go and have a great time while taking in a little culture.

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