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echo Art Fair schedule – September 5th through 7th, 2014

The schedule for this weekend's echo Art Fair in downtown Buffalo
The schedule for this weekend's echo Art Fair in downtown Buffalo
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The fourth annual echo Art Fair is happening this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, September 6th and 7th at the Central Library in downtown Buffalo from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. There are a number of other events going on in conjunction with the fair – here’s a quick weekend schedule.

Friday, September 5th:

· VVIP Art Tour from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – an exclusive visit to two local private collections, Claire Schneider's Territory of Collaboration, and a guided tour of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery with Curator Emeritus, Douglas Dreishpoon. Cost for the tour is $150, which includes lunch at the Albright-Knox.

· VIP Preview party from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Downtown Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square – attendees can preview and purchase artwork, sample local flavors and tour site-specific installations. Cost is $75.

· Coup d’état Dance Party, co-hosted by Only Comrades, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at 47 E. Mohawk St. in Buffalo – 21-and-older event with cash bar - $10 at the door.

Saturday, September 6th:

· echo Art Fair – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

· Tour of site-specific installations at 11 a.m.

· Other site-specific installations available for viewing at Canalside.

· ARTech Lab: Ask a Maker – in the Fables Café at the Central Library from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – consultations for artists available in 30-minute slots.

· Panel discussions on collecting art, co-hosted by Arts Services Initiative, at the Central Library at noon, 2, 4 and 6 p.m.

Sunday, September 7th:

· echo Art Fair – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

· Tour of site-specific installations at 11 a.m.

· Other site-specific installations available for viewing at Canalside.

· Downtown Public Art Tour at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. with Explore Buffalo - $15 admission, $5 for students.

· Art Crit, hosted by Bushwick Art Crit Group, from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Central Library.

For more information about these events, visit www.echoartfair.com.

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