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

Picnic in the Park

Level up your Shakespeare in Delaware Park experience with a picnic, including a cheese, mezze, or charcuterie board and a variety of beverages, Thursday through Sunday evenings. 

Pick up between 4 and 6 pm—in Cornelia when the museum is open or at the Lincoln Entrance when the museum is closed. Please place your order at least 24 hours before pick-up. 

Members receive 10% off. Please check your email for the promo code. Not a member yet? Click here to join and get discounts like this and much more!   

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.