***Effective immediately beginning March 14, 2020, all in-person youth and adult workshops, events, and screenings will be canceled or available virtually on a case-by-case basis, and equipment rentals will continue on a reduced basis. Stay tuned for updates!***

Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center hosts gallery exhibitions, screenings, and other special events year-round, with visiting artists, special workshops, off-site events, and much more.

Virtual events times are in Eastern Time. See individual event pages for virtual accessibility information.

Exhibitions are free for the general public. Squeaky Wheel’s regular events are $7 for the general public, and $5 for members of Squeaky Wheel unless noted. Regular events are free for ArtsAccess Pass Holders. ArtsAccess can also provide free transportation if requested at least two weeks ahead of time. Squeaky Wheel is now an official ArtsAccess sign up location. Find out more here. Find out how to be a part of the ArtsAccess program here. You can find accessibility information about our venue here.

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Passing Through the Heart: Episode 1

617 Main Street, Buffalo
Virtual Event

Episode 1 of Public Visualization Studio's cooking show on data visualization, migration, community, mourning, healing, and transformation.

Free

Passing Through the Heart: Episode 2

617 Main Street, Buffalo
Virtual Event

Kalpana Subramanian joins PVS' cooking show on data visualization, migration, community, mourning, healing, and transformation.

On the language of anti-Blackness and the Indian Ocean

617 Main Street, Buffalo
Virtual Event

Hiba Ali and Jazmin Graves explore the afterlives of the Indian Ocean slave trade, the role of music through them, and the politics of the archive in re-imagining the linguistic and historical connections between South Asia, the Arab world and the Swahili coast of East Africa.

Passing Through the Heart: Episode 3

617 Main Street, Buffalo
Virtual Event

Public Visualization Lab is joined by Bryan Lee for a screening on food, data visualization, and the formation of transnational identities.

PLASMA: Adam Khalil

617 Main Street, Buffalo
Virtual Event

As part of PLASMA, Squeaky Wheel is excited to co-present an artist talk with filmmaker and artist Adam Khalil. This artist talk precedes our screening of the feature film EMPTY METAL, directed by Khalil and Bayley Sweitzer, on April 7.

Meet the Residents: Hanae Utamura and Jacob Nelsen-Epstein

617 Main Street, Buffalo
Virtual Event

Featuring two artists taking on the nature of time and transience, Squeaky Wheel is pleased to present this artist talk with our two Spring 2021 artist residents Hanae Utamura & Jacob Nelsen-Epstein.

PLASMA: Jenson Leonard

617 Main Street, Buffalo
Virtual Event

As part of PLASMA, Squeaky Wheel is excited to co-present an artist talk with Jenson Leonard, who was a Workspace Resident with Squeaky Wheel for the Summer 2020 session.

Adam Khalil and Bayley Sweitzer’s EMPTY METAL

617 Main Street, Buffalo
Virtual Event

An unsettling and cutting political thriller, EMPTY METAL features an apathetic punk band who are ensared to commit a series of assassinations.

PLASMA: Ekrem Serdar

Virtual Event

Squeaky Wheel co-presents a talk with our curator Ekrem Serdar, who will be speaking about his curatorial practice, and recent work in our exhibitions programs.

PLASMA: Sindhu Thirumalaisamy

Virtual Event

Squeaky Wheel is excited to co-present an artist talk with filmmaker Sindhu Thirumalaisamy; this co-presentation follows our screening with Thirumalaisamy in Spring 2020 of her film The Lake and the Lake. 

Since 2017, Squeaky Wheel has been certified from Working Artists for the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), committing to paying all our artists fair wages.