Buffalo Insta Exhibition 9/14

Art, Culture & Arts


Written by Emily Morrow

Published on September 13, 2016

Buffalo Insta Exhibition, Step Out Buffalo Events
One part gallery exhibition, one part viral Instagram hashtag, one part local art market, and one helluva party by your friends at
You know all of those #hashtagstepoutbuffalo photos you’ve been posting, liking, and sharing? Step Out Buffalo’s Buffalo Insta Exhibition on September 14 is using them to bring the best of *your* Buffalo Instagrams to life. Real life! Like Jumanji but with photographs and no monsoons or giant deadly spiders.
We’re taking 500 #hashtagstepoutbuffalo photos aka 500 of the best Buffalo Instagram photos taken by YOU then printing and displaying them as 5×5 prints in an art exhibit inside an industrial warehouse building in the Cobblestone District. And yes, it’s going to be as cool as it sounds.

This curated Buffalo Insta Exhibition will include #hashtagstepoutbuffalo photos submitted by people all over Buffalo and Western New York as well as photographs by local amateur and professional photographers to create an awe-inspiring/gorgeous/cool/unique/holy crap-worthy collection of images that capture how insert-your-favorite-adjective-here our City is.
BUT WAIT THERE’S MORE. In addition to these awesome photographs of our favorite city and the chance to see your own Instagram photos printed and displayed in an art exhibition, there will also be super talented local Western New York artists and vendors showcasing and selling their Buffalo-based art and creations. These artists have been handpicked for the Buffalo Insta Exhibition and their work will make you feel nothing but Buffalove. There will also be a live DJ, food trucks (Lomo Lomo, Gourm-Asian Bistro), and a cash bar because everything’s better with a jams, food trucks, and a bar.

Here’s how it works:

Step 1: Anyone (that means you) can submit their photos taken in Buffalo and Western New York for a chance to be featured in the Step Out Buffalo Buffalo Insta Exhibition by adding #hashtagstepoutbuffalo on their Instagram and other social media posts. Already using #hashtagstepoutbuffalo? Perfect! You’re already entered.
Step 2: Keep ‘em coming! The more you photos you post and tag with #hashtagstepoutbuffalo, the better chance you have of being featured at the Exhibit. The entry deadline for a chance to be featured at the first Buffalo Insta Exhibition is Labor Day, Monday, Sept 5th.
Step 3: Step Out Buffalo will select 500 #hashtagstepoutbuffalo photos to print and display in the exhibition.
Step 4: Head to the Hi-Temp Fab building in Buffalo’s Cobblestone District on Wednesday, September 14th to see the curated collection of #hashtagstepoutbuffalo photos IRL plus enjoy a DJ, cash bar, our favorite Buffalo artists and vendors, and duh a really good time

The Buffalo Insta Exhibition is free to attend and everyone and their mama is invited! Join us for an evening of viewing our community through the eyes of its people including everyday Instagramers, photographers, artists, and YOU for an awesome celebration of the city we call home: Buffalo, New York. At Step Out Buffalo we love connecting with you on social media, and we also love being social. So use #hashtagstepoutbuffalo on any and all of your social media photos and help us bring Buffalo to life, then come join us at the Hi-Temp Fab building on September 14 for our first Buffalo Insta Exhibition!

Event Details:

Cost: Free
DATE: Wednesday Sep. 14, 2016
TIME: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LOCATION: Hi-Temp Fab, 79 Perry Street, Buffalo, NY, Downtown
If for some reason you’d rather not have your pictures printed and displayed by SOB please email us at
#hashtagstepoutbuffalo #instaexhibit #irl #buffaloinstas #buffalony#buffalophotos #sobevent

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Written by <a href="" target="_self">Emily Morrow</a>

Written by Emily Morrow

Emily is co-founder and Director of Storytelling at Step Out Buffalo. Her favorite things to do are eat, travel, and think up business ideas. Emily is originally from Hamburg, NY and her out of town friends will tell you that she loves to talk about Buffalo any chance she gets.
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