Located in Buffalo’s historic Market Arcade Complex, CEPA Gallery is a contemporary photography and visual arts center with impact in both local and national communities. With four galleries of changing exhibits and events, multimedia public art installations, arts education programs, and an open-access darkroom and digital photo lab, CEPA creates a vibrant presence in the heart of downtown Buffalo. CEPA fosters the exploration of photography and contemporary visual arts through its exhibition and arts education programs, nurturing creativity and encouraging active learning. CEPA continues to be a globally recognized arts center and incubator of artistic creation, where our programs drive engagement with art as an essential facet of life and community.
On February 22, 1987 Andy Warhol died unexpectedly from complications following routine gallbladder surgery at the age of 58.