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ARTY 2015 was a great success

This year’s ARTY workshop culminated in a final robot parade, where State Sen. Timothy Kennedy presented special awards to the children. Thank you to parents and our sponsors, University at Buffalo, AT&T, and Canisius College.  More details here and stay tuned for updates to the photo gallery and video archive.

Techne Trekker Solar –  fall 2015!

In collaboration with the senior design group in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Techne is pleased to announce that the Trekker will appear soon with a new permanent solar-powered electrical system. UB faculty, staff, and students interested in using the Trekker should contact the institute at

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  • ARTY Congratulations! July 27, 2015
    Congratulations to all of the participants, mentors, and staff, who made the ARTY workshops a resounding success this summer. Check out our photo and video archives for forthcoming pictures. From July 13-17 and 20-24, 30 WNY students learned about robotics and computer science through its intersection with art, including technology in new music. Students learned... […]
  • ARTY in the News July 24, 2015
    We are very pleased that State Senator Timothy M. Kennedy, Amy Kramer of AT&T, and representatives from the University at Buffalo and Canisius College were able to attend the culminating robot parade for ARTY this year. It was a special occasion for the students, mentors, instructors, and their families. For more information about the event,... […]
  • ARTY is underway! July 15, 2015
    It’s summer, so that means that it is time for ARTY again. This year, the Art, Robots, and Technology for Youth workshop enters its third year. The program was created by Sarah Bay-Cheng, founding director of Techne at UB, and Debbie Burhans, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Canisius College. Hosted in the Canisius robotics lab in... […]
  • THE TENANT – MFA Thesis by Avye Alexandres March 30, 2015
    OPENING APRIL 3rd at BIG ORBIT PROJECT SPACE THE TENANT by Avye Alexandres The Tenant is a solitary experience. You will be provided with instructions on arrival at the gallery. Please allow 45-60 minutes to experience the work. Big Orbit Project Space will be open during regular gallery hours Fri – Sun (including Easter Sunday)... […]
  • “Black Box” Computer Music Performance 4/1 March 30, 2015
    Wednesday, April 1: “Black Box” Computer Music Performance UB CFA Black Box Theatre @ 7.30pm The Lejaren Hiller Computer Music Studios is excited to invite you to Black Box 2015 Black Box is multi-channel electroacoustic event which takes advantage of the Black Box Theatre’s surround-sound capabilities, creating immersive sonic environments for the listener. The program... […]
  • MFA Thesis Exhibition – Liz Bayan March 30, 2015
    This year, we are pleased to support new work from graduate students across the arts. On Friday, April 3, MFA candidate Liz Bayan will open her thesis exhibition “Handle with Care” at Squeaky Wheel. Friday, April 3: “Handle With Care” by Liz Bayan opening Opening reception: Friday April 3 from 6-8pm with artist talk @... […]
  • Joan Linder, “Ground” at Nina Freudenheim Gallery March 13, 2015
    JOAN LINDER, “Ground” NINA FREUDENHEIM GALLERY March 21 – April 29, 2015 Reception for Artist: Saturday, March 21 – 6 – 8 pm “Ground”, an exhibition of Joan Linder’s drawings reflects the local landscape and polluted legacy of Buffalo‘s industrial past. Working with pen and ink, ranging from large scale to life-size, “Ground” continues to... […]
  • Science & Art Cabaret 15.0: SOUND February 28, 2015
    Science & Art Cabaret 15.0: SOUND Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 7pm, The Ninth Ward @ Babeville 341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY. Admission is FREE ALLEN FARMELO:From Shit-Fi to Holosonic Immersion: The Culture of Listening in the 21st Century ELAINE T. STATHOPOLOUS, PhD, JEFF HIGGINBOTHAM, PhD: From Sound To Silence DAVID GUTIERREZ: Be Hear Now: Insights, Tips, Warnings, and Ramblings of a... […]
  • The Knight News Challenge February 26, 2015
    The Knight News Challenge accelerates media innovation by funding breakthrough ideas in news and information. Sign up, Login or Learn more This is an open call for ideas. Elections represent the best opportunity for Americans to shape policy and reimagine their shared future. It is a chance for people to become and remain involved in their communities and... […]
  • Calls for work – LACDA 2015 February 17, 2015
    LACDA 2015 International Juried Competition By ArtDeadline.Com International Deadline: February 23, 2014 – The Los Angeles Center For Digital Art (LACDA) announces it’s 2015 International Juried Competition. Open to all styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images. The competition is international, open to... […]