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Creative Journeys: Celebrating the Art of Refugee Women in Western New York

Visitor information

From May 21 to August 20, 2022

Creative Journeys: Celebrating the Art of Refugee Women in Western New York will be on display at the Buffalo History Museum through August 20, during regular museum hours. Stitch Buffalo products are also available in the museum shop. On Saturday, loom weaving demonstrations will be presented at the History Museum by women from the Stitch Buffalo Refugee Women’s Workshop.

Buffalo History Museum
1 Museum Court in Buffalo, New York

The museum is just east of Elmwood Avenue and off Nottingham Terrace, north of the Scajaquada Highway in the northwest corner of Delaware Park. The Stitch Buffalo exhibit is located in the second floor gallery.

Weekly hours:
Wednesday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

PRIME: During your visit, you can also enjoy the Marie Watt exhibition. Marie Watt is an American artist and member of the Seneca Nation of Indians who also has German-Scottish ancestry. Her interdisciplinary work (much of which is textile-based) draws on Iroquois history, biography, proto-feminism, and Indigenous teachings. She explores the intersection of history, community and storytelling.

Supporters and sponsors

This exhibition and all supporting activities are presented by Stitch Buffalo in partnership with: The Buffalo History Museum, New York State Council on the Arts, Arts Services Inc., Erie Counting Cultural Funding, Providence Fund (Sisters of St. Francis) and M&T Bank.