This Saturday October 18th the Essex Arts Center will come alive with sound from The Observers, Aircraft, 12/8 Path Band and Fredtown Stompers! Get your ticket below or grab them at the door! See you there! Ticket Quantity One Ticket $10.00 USD Two Tickets $20.00 USD Three Tickets $30.00 USD Four Tickets $40.00 USD Read more [...]
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The Essex Party Saturday, October 18, 2014 7:00 p.m. 30 Essex Street, Buffalo, NY 14213 $10 available at the door or online at www.griffispark.org After launching our first annual Essex Party in 2013 the Ashford Hollow Foundation is back at it for our second annual autumn warehouse party at the Essex Arts Center. On Saturday, October 18, at 7:00 p.m., the cool warehouse spaces of the Essex Arts Center will be the location for The Essex Party, a music and art party to benefit the Ashford Read more [...]
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Griffis Sculpture Park’s 2nd Annual Summer Festival Will Feature a Day of Art & Music The Griffis Sculpture Park will celebrate a day of creativity at the second annual Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival on Sunday, August 17, 2014 from 12 noon to 6:30 p.m. Admission will be$10 for adults, 12 and under FREE. Gates open at 11:00 a.m. The event will feature musical performances from some of the region’s best musicians, tours of the park, children crafts and activities, artists creating Read more [...]
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On a gorgeous May day Cole Heath from Channel 7 news took the scenic drive down the 219 to Griffis Sculpture Park to meet up with Mark Griffis for an exciting interview highlighting the Park and its history. Please check out the below link to view the story:

Video: Buffalo’s Hidden Gem at Griffis Sculpture Park


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Please join us for this years annual Moonlight Snowshoe Tour on February 15th from 5pm – 8pm. We will be featuring all the fan favorites including snowshoes from City Garage and chili from Balloons Restaurant. Bring out your finest dancing shoes to warm up after a fantastic tour provided by Mark and Damian Griffis! $50 covers snowshoe rental; some of the best local chili, cookies and snacks; a mooonlit snowshoe tour of Sculpture Park; and live music afterward. During the tour, snowshoers will Read more [...]
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The Essex Party!

After a few years’ absence, an autumn warehouse party has returned to the Essex Arts Center.On Saturday, October 19, at 7:00 p.m., the cool warehouse spaces of the Essex Arts Center will be the location for The Essex Party, a music and art party to benefit the Ashford Hollow Foundation. The evening will feature live music, dancing, video projections, artistic displays and a cash bar. Essex Arts Center is located at 30 Essex Street, Buffalo, NY 14213. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online Read more [...]
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  Tickets for our first annual Summer Festival are now available online!   Quantity One Ticket $10.00 USD Two Tickets $20.00 USD Three Tickets $30.00 USD Four Tickets $40.00 USD Read more [...]
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Griffis Sculpture Park’s 1st  Annual Summer Festival Will Feature a Day of Art & Music East Otto, NY—The Griffis Sculpture Park will celebrate a day of creativity at the first annual Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival on Sunday, August 18, 2013 from 12 noon to 6:30 p.m. Admission will be $10 for adults, 12 and under FREE. Gates open at 11:00 a.m.  The event will feature musical performances from some of the region’s best musicians, tours of the park, children crafts and activities, Read more [...]
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Griffis Sculpture Park is teaming up with the folks at Eclipse Multi Sport to present the Finn McCool 4 Mile Odyssey!  Participants will navigate a 4 mile course loaded with challenging obstacles, difficult terrain and a mud pit at the finish, all building up to the moment when the race is over - and the real fun begins! The Finn course at Griffis will be the most challenging ever. Griffis Sculpture Park has multiple terrains, steep hills to climb, slick descents, and some very tight trails to Read more [...]
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Please join us for this years annual Moonlight Snowshoe Tour on February 23 from 5pm – 8pm.  We will be adding a few new twist to our great event – with all the regulars still present especially snowshoes from City Garage and chili from Balloons Restaurant.   Bring out your finest dancing shoes to warm up after a fantastic tour provided by Mark and Damian Griffis! Smackdab a local Buffalo Band will be rocking the gate house and adding some new dance off categories! $50 covers snowshoe rental; Read more [...]
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The Ashford Hollow Foundation with Big Orbit Gallery will be sponsoring and hosting the opening reception for the event on November 15 at the Essex Arts Center! The gallery will be featuring conference registrants as well as great music from both 12/8 Path Band and Don Metz! The Nor'Easter Conference is hosted by the Fine Arts Department at Buffalo State and highlights Buffalo's history rich in iron and steel making. Buffalo was once home to three of the largest steel manufacturing plants in America Read more [...]
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East Otto, New York – Thinking about catching a last glance at the fall foliage in the hills of the Southern Tier?  Griffis Sculpture Park in East Otto, NY, part of the Ashford Hollow Foundation, will hold a Fall Walking Tour on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 12 noon to 5 pm. Guided group walking tours are scheduled for 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm. It’s the last weekend of the Park season and a great chance to enjoy a beautiful fall outing with the family and friends amidst art and nature. Other Read more [...]
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