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.

Please see event details below to see which events take place virtually or in-person. 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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Punctures at SPACE Gallery

SPACE Gallery 538 Congress St, Portland

Squeaky Wheel is pleased to share the opening of Punctures: Textiles in Digital and Material Time at SPACE Gallery in Portland, Maine!

Dark Matters: Youth Workshop

Squeaky Wheel 617 Main Street, Buffalo

June 15 and 22, 2021 4:30–6 pm Free and open to youth ages 12–21. The workshop is limited to ten participants. To register, email jbwc@justbuffalo.org…

Johann Diedrick: Dark Matters

Squeaky Wheel 617 Main Street, Buffalo

Squeaky Wheel is excited to present Johann Diedrick’s Dark Matters, an interactive web experience, exhibition in Squeaky Wheel’s window gallery, and series of events.

Johann Diedrick

617 Main Street, Buffalo
Virtual Event

On the occasion of the opening of Dark Matters at Squeaky Wheel, join us for an artist talk with Johann Diedrick.

Squeaky Wheel’s 18th Animation Fest!

Albright-Knox Northland 612 Northland Avenue, Buffalo

Squeaky Wheel’s family-friendly Animation Fest returns to delight, amaze, and excite with a program of short films from Buffalo and around the world!

Info-session: Workspace Residency, Spring 2022

Virtual NY
Virtual Event

Curator Ekrem Serdar will go over the application materials for the Workspace Residency application, joined by The Foundry's Megan McNally.

Coalition Building Towards Liberatory Technologies

617 Main Street, Buffalo

A panel led by Johann Diedrick to discuss both the discriminatory and exploitative artificial intelligences of our current moment, and imagine libertory future technologies.


617 Main Street, Buffalo
Virtual Event

Opening i would’ve said goodbye if i thought you loved me back, the artist is joined by Camille Bacon to talk about her work.

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.

Banner image: SHAWNÉ MICHAELAIN HOLLOWAY, dog-whistle-unity-still_1unfinished-rose-obj+1petal-(slow)spawn.png, unity still, 2019