Dining room in Cornelia at the Buffalo AKG Art Museum. Photo: Jeff Mace

  • Cornelia

    The Buffalo AKG Art Museum offers a fast-casual dining experience at Cornelia, located in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Town Square.


    The menu at Cornelia was designed to push traditional boundaries by placing an artful spin on classic dishes. Enjoy morning pastries with tea, coffee, or espresso drinks. Stop in for fresh lunch offerings or make reservations for our Thursday and Friday dinner service or Sunday brunch service. 


    Cornelia Hours:
    Monday, 10 am–5 pm
    Thursday, 10 am–8 pm
    Friday, 10 am–8 pm
    Saturday, 10 am–5 pm
    Sunday, 10 am–5 pm

  • Sculpture Bar

    Take a break during your museum journey to enjoy refreshments at Sculpture Bar on Floor 2 of the Jeffrey E. Gundlach Building.


    This coffee and wine bar offers a spectacular view of the campus, espresso drinks, snacks, small plates, beer, and wine.


    Sculpture Bar Hours:
    Thursday, 12–5 pm
    Friday, 12–5 pm (M&T First Fridays until 8 pm)
    Saturday, 12–5 pm
    Sunday, 12–5 pm
    Monday, closed

    Sculpture Bar will be open 10 am to 5 pm on June 23.  

Drag Brunch

Sunday, June 23, 2024, 10 am–4 pm

Come and celebrate Pride with us! Indulge in a buffet brunch while you enjoy a performance by Vanna Deux and other local drag artists. We welcome you to make new friends with a communal dining atmosphere.

Learn More and Make a Reservation 

Please note that the regular a la carte menu will not be available in Cornelia on June 23, but Sculpture Bar will be open for coffee, snacks, beer, and wine. 

Poster of a Drag artist with a full blonde wig, light to medium skin tone, and a sparkly blue top with the text "Drag Brunch at the Buffalo AKG Art Museum"

Group Reservations 

Cornelia accepts reservations for parties of seven to twelve guests during hours of service. 

Parties of twelve to twenty-five can only be accommodated during the following timeslots:

  • 10 am–noon
  • 2–4 pm

Please email kdonohue@buffaloakg.org to check availability. 

Dinner Service & Brunch Reservations

Dinner service will be held every Thursday and Friday evening, and Brunch will be held every Sunday from 10 am to 3 pm, unless otherwise specified. Following Brunch, Cornelia will serve coffee and Grab-n-Go items until 5 pm. 

To book reservations at Cornelia, please fill out the form below.