Young @ Arts Program

11 AM— 2:30 PM

After a 2 year closure for a major renovation, the former Albright-Knox Art Gallery, now re-christened the Buffalo AKG Art Museum has reopened bigger and better than ever!

We are one of the first groups to schedule a full tour of the new AKG. This 90-minute docent-led tour will take you through all three buildings in the AKG now. There will be time to hit the shop, stop at the café, and sit in the new community courtyard. There are also many new hands-on exhibits you can play with while you’re there.

Registration schedule for this trip, IN-PERSON ONLY:
Thursday September 21 @ 9 AM – Members;
Thursday September 28 @ 9 AM – Non-members.
Cost: Members $10, Non-members $15; Lunch $3 donation.

Schedule for the day:
11:00 AM Lunch at Tosh Collins
11:30 AM– Depart for AKG
12:00 PM– Arrive AKG, Tour Begins
1:30 PM– Tour Ends, Free Time
2:00 PM– Depart AKG
2:30 PM– Arrive at Tosh Collins

Broadway Musical MOULIN ROUGE at Shea’s
Saturday November 4th from Noon -5 PM

Prepare yourself to be blown away by the most Spectacular Spectacular! Our November trip brings us back to the Shea’s Main Stage for the Moulin Rouge, a story of truth, beauty, freedom and love. Based on the 2001 movie starring Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor, the Broadway musical takes it to a whole new level!

Registration schedule for this trip,  IN-PERSON ONLY: ONLY 65 TICKETS AVAILABLE
Thursday October 5th @ 9 AM – Members;
Thursday October 12th@ 9 AM – Non-members.
Cost: Members $10, Non-members $15;
Lunch: $3
Due to the day of the trip, Greg will be unable to provide transportation to and from the Center.

Schedule for the day:
Noon- Lunch at Tosh Collins
12:30 PM– Depart for Shea’s
1:00 PM– Arrive at Shea’s
2:00 PM– Showtime
4:30 PM– Depart Shea’s
5:00 PM– Arrive at Tosh Collins

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra at
Kleinhan’s Music Hall for JoAnn’s Classical Christmas
Friday December 8th  8:30 AM—1:00 PM

Join us for the final trip of 2023 as we return to Kleinhan’s Musical Hall for the holidays with the award winning conductor JoAnn Falletta’s Classic Christmas Concert. Vivaldi’s Piccolo Concerto highlights this season’s offering of timeless classics selected by JoAnn Falletta to celebrate the season. JoAnn Falletta, conductor, Natalie Debikey Scanio, piccolo with the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus

Registration schedule for this trip,  IN-PERSON ONLY:
Thursday November 9th @ 9 AM – Members;
Thursday November 16th@ 9 AM – Non-members.
Cost: Members $10, Non-members $15;
Lunch: $3

Schedule for the day:
8:30 AM– Meet at Tosh Collins
9:00 AM– Depart for Kleinhan’s
9:30 AM– Arrive at Kleinhan’s
10:30 AM– Showtime
12:30 PM– Depart Kleinhan’s
1:00 PM– Arrive at Tosh Collins and Lunch

This program is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrant program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by Arts Services Inc.

Young @ Arts 2023 Trips

February - Buffalo Botanical Gardens

March- Aquarium of Niagara

April- Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin Martin House

May- Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff Estate

June- Spirit of Buffalo Sailing Ship Cruise

July- The Blueberry Treehouse Farm

August- Shakespeare in Delaware Park

September- The Color Purple: The Musical at Shea's 710

October- Buffalo AKG Art Museum

November- Moulin Rouge at Shea's

December- Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra at Kleinhan's Music Hall- JoAnn's Classical Christmas

Young @ Arts 2022 Trips

May - Buffalo History Museum
          Tifft Nature Preserve

June - Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tour
           Buffalo River History Boat Tour

July - Buffalo Zoo
          Buffalo Bison's Baseball Game

August - Erie County Fair
               Buffalo Bison's Baseball Game

September - Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tour
                     Buffalo Science Museum

October - Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium
                 Forest Lawn Cemetery

November - Shea's Performing Arts Center for "Tina: The Tina Turner Musical"

December - Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra at Kleinhan's Music Hall for "Holiday Pops Concert"