Burchfield Penney Hosts Birthday Celebration for Milton Rogovin

Posted: September 28, 2009

In celebration of Milton Rogovin's 100th birthday in December, the Burchfield Penney Art Center at Buffalo State College will pay tribute  to the acclaimed social documentary photographer on Oct. 24 - 25. 

The two-day event is free to all, starting on Saturday, Oct. 24 at 1 p.m. with a screening of a new documentary about Rogovin’s life.  At 2 p.m. there will be a reading from a new book about Rogovin and his art, followed by a birthday reception with Rogovin.

On Sunday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m., Eric Gansworth will do a reading from his recently published book featuring his poetry paired with Rogovin’s  photos of Native Americans.  

For more information, call  (716) 878-6011.   Reservations are not needed. 




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