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  • Exhibit Opening: I Got Somethin' To Show You


    Dates and Times: 6/19/2019 5:30 PM - 6/19/2019 8:00 PM
    Shannon Davis debuts a new exhibit in our Community Gallery that features photography of The Old First Ward community in Buffalo. Free. ...  read more »
  • M&T Third Friday


    Dates and Times: 6/21/2019 10:00 AM - 6/21/2019 5:00 PM
    Free museum admission to The Museum, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Free admission to the Resource Center, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. located at 459 Forest Avenue, where Spirit of the City: Imagining the Pan-American Exposition is on view. 

    10 - 11:30 a.m. - Kids Activities at The Museum

    11 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Artifact Discovery

    1 - 3 p.m. - Docent Tours of both Buildings

    3 - 4:30 p.m. -  K ...  read more »
  • Family Summer Solstice Celebration


    Dates and Times: 6/21/2019 3:00 PM - 6/21/2019 8:00 PM
    Celebrate the first day of summer and kickoff summer vacation! 

    Admission to the Museum and bounce house is free! Sponsored by M&T Bank and part of our M&T Third Fridays program.

    Tickets will be available for purchase for the following:
    Wine and beer
    Soda 
    Popcorn
    ...  read more »
  • Pan-Am Trolley Tour with Forest Lawn


    Dates and Times: 6/22/2019 10:00 AM - 6/22/2019 3:00 PM
    The tour begins at Forest Lawn, where you will board the Forest Lawn trolley and visit the final resting places of many of the movers and shakers who made the Pan-American Exposition happen. Have lunch at the Pan-American Brewery, a short tour of the Lafayette Hotel and The Museum’s Resource Center. 

    Meet and park for free at the Margaret L. Wendt Archive and Resource Center at 1990 Main Street Buffalo, NY.

    Members $60; general $65. ...  read more »
  • Weaving Workshop with Vanessa Lauria of pidge pidge


    Dates and Times: 6/29/2019 10:30 AM - 6/29/2019 1:30 PM
    Create your own handwoven circular wall hanging in an inspired and relaxing atmosphere. You’ll learn the basics of weaving on a circular loom (which becomes the finished frame for easy hanging!) and receive 3 hours of hands-on instruction. BYOCY (bring your own chunky yarn) encouraged, and alternative/upcycled fibers if you’d like. Registration required online at the buffalohistory.org event calendar. 

    Members $50; general admission $70. Price includes light re ...  read more »
  • Toddler Story Time


    Dates and Times: 7/2/2019 10:00 AM - 7/2/2019 11:30 AM
    Bring your little one to our monthly program and spend some quality time at the Museum. We will read a book and do a related activity. Members free; museum admission.
    ...  read more »
  • Hands-On History


    Dates and Times: 7/2/2019 1:00 PM - 7/2/2019 3:00 PM
    This new program invites guests to experience Buffalo’s history in a new way, offering specific tours in the Museum’s spaces and a related activity!

    Members free; museum admission.
    ...  read more »
  • Food Truck Rodeo!


    Dates and Times: 7/3/2019 5:00 PM - 7/3/2019 8:00 PM
    We are once again hosting our popular rodeo of local food trucks! Free.

    Participating food trucks include Lloyd, LuGia's On Wheels, Fat Bob's, Center St. Smokehouse, Totally Edible, Coyote Cafe, Cheesecake Guy, and Yogurt Shack.
    ...  read more »
  • Pan-Am Walking Tour


    Dates and Times: 7/7/2019 1:00 PM - 7/7/2019 2:30 PM
    Take a walking tour of the Pan-American grounds with one of our trained docents. See the fair in a new light! $10. A map with historic photos is included.

    Pre-registration required. To register call 716-873-9644 ext 301.
    ...  read more »
  • Hands-On History


    Dates and Times: 7/9/2019 1:00 PM - 7/9/2019 3:00 PM
    This new program invites guests to experience Buffalo’s history in a new way, offering specific tours in the Museum’s spaces and a related activity!


    Members free; museum admission.

    ...  read more »
  • Fridays on Forest - Joint tour with Richardson Olmsted Campus


    Dates and Times: 7/12/2019 5:30 PM - 7/12/2019 7:30 PM
    Spend your Friday on Forest Avenue for a joint-tour experience at our Resource Center (459 Forest Avenue) and the Richardson Olmsted Campus! Tickets are available online from the Richardson Olmsted Campus and include guided tours of both buildings. $30, pre-registration required at www.richardson-olmsted.com. ...  read more »
  • Pan-Am Trolley Tour with Forest Lawn


    Dates and Times: 7/13/2019 10:00 AM - 7/13/2019 3:00 PM
    The tour begins at Forest Lawn, where you will board the Forest Lawn trolley and visit the final resting places of many of the movers and shakers who made the Pan-American Exposition happen. Have lunch at the Pan-American Brewery, a short tour of the Lafayette Hotel and The Museum’s Resource Center. 

    Meet and park for free at the Margaret L. Wendt Archive and Resource Center at 1990 Main Street Buffalo, NY.

    Members $60; general $65. ...  read more »
  • Hands-On History


    Dates and Times: 7/16/2019 1:00 PM - 7/16/2019 3:00 PM
    This new program invites guests to experience Buffalo’s history in a new way, offering specific tours in the Museum’s spaces and a related activity!


    Members free; museum admission.

    ...  read more »
  • M&T Third Friday


    Dates and Times: 7/19/2019 10:00 AM - 7/19/2019 5:00 PM
    Free museum admission to The Museum, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Free admission to the Resource Center, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. located at 459 Forest Avenue, where Spirit of the City: Imagining the Pan-American Exposition is on view. 

    10 - 11:30 a.m. - Kids Activities at The Museum

    11 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Artifact Discovery

    1 - 3 p.m. - Docent Tours of both Buildings

    3 - 4:30 p.m. -  Kids Act ...  read more »
  • Hands-On History


    Dates and Times: 7/23/2019 1:00 PM - 7/23/2019 3:00 PM
    This new program invites guests to experience Buffalo’s history in a new way, offering specific tours in the Museum’s spaces and a related activity!


    Members free; museum admission.

    ...  read more »
  • Hands-On History


    Dates and Times: 7/30/2019 1:00 PM - 7/30/2019 3:00 PM
    This new program invites guests to experience Buffalo’s history in a new way, offering specific tours in the Museum’s spaces and a related activity!


    Members free; museum admission.

    ...  read more »
  • Pan-Am Walking Tour


    Dates and Times: 8/4/2019 1:00 PM - 8/4/2019 2:30 PM
    Take a walking tour of the Pan-American grounds with one of our trained docents. See the fair in a new light! $10. A map with historic photos is included.

    Pre-registration required. To register call 716-873-9644 ext 301.

    ...  read more »
  • Toddler Story Time


    Dates and Times: 8/6/2019 10:00 AM - 8/6/2019 11:30 AM
    Bring your little one to our monthly program and spend some quality time at the Museum. We will read a book and do a related activity. Members free; museum admission. ...  read more »
  • Hands-On History


    Dates and Times: 8/6/2019 1:00 PM - 8/6/2019 3:00 PM
    This new program invites guests to experience Buffalo’s history in a new way, offering specific tours in the Museum’s spaces and a related activity!


    Members free; museum admission.

    ...  read more »
  • Food Truck Rodeo!


    Dates and Times: 8/7/2019 5:00 PM - 8/7/2019 8:00 PM
    We are once again hosting our popular rodeo of local food trucks! Free.
    Participating trucks include Lloyd, Frank's Hot Dogs, Coyote Cafe, Totally Edible, Cheesy Chick, LuGia's on Wheels, House of Munch, and Cheesecake Guy.
    ...  read more »
  • Indigenous Peoples Day


    Dates and Times: 8/9/2019 2:00 PM - 8/9/2019 8:00 PM
    Hosted by the Indigenous Women's Initiatives, Indigenous Peoples Day is conducted with the goal of educating the public about the historical issues facing Haudenausaunee communities and the Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.  

    There will be films, guest speakers, vendors, and more. Free to attend.
    ...  read more »
  • Fridays on Forest - Joint tour with Richardson Olmsted Campus


    Dates and Times: 8/9/2019 5:30 PM - 8/9/2019 7:30 PM
    pend your Friday on Forest Avenue for a joint-tour experience at our Resource Center (459 Forest Avenue) and the Richardson Olmsted Campus! Tickets are available online from the Richardson Olmsted Campus and include guided tours of both buildings. $30, pre-registration required at www.richardson-olmsted.com.
    ...  read more »
  • Antique and Classic Car Show


    Dates and Times: 8/11/2019 9:00 AM - 8/11/2019 3:00 PM
    The family-friendly Antique and Classic Car Show returns! This show features over one hundred of the area’s most impressive classic cars and trucks. Free.

    For more information and to register your vehicle, contact Jim Greco at (716) 818-8143. Car registration is $10.
    ...  read more »
  • Hands-On History


    Dates and Times: 8/13/2019 1:00 PM - 8/13/2019 3:00 PM
    This new program invites guests to experience Buffalo’s history in a new way, offering specific tours in the Museum’s spaces and a related activity!


    Members free; museum admission.

    ...  read more »
  • M&T Third Friday


    Dates and Times: 8/16/2019 10:00 AM - 8/16/2019 5:00 PM
    Free museum admission to The Museum, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Free admission to the Resource Center, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. located at 459 Forest Avenue, where Spirit of the City: Imagining the Pan-American Exposition is on view. 

    10 - 11:30 a.m. - Kids Activities at The Museum

    11 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Artifact Discovery

    1 - 3 p.m. - Docent Tours of both Buildings

    3 - 4:30 p.m. -  Kids Act ...  read more »
  • Party FOR the Portico


    Dates and Times: 8/16/2019 5:30 PM - 8/16/2019 8:30 PM
    Celebrate the progress made and the transformation yet to come on the space under our portico. Live music, free munchies, mini-tours of the progress to date, and more. 21 and over. Price TBD. ...  read more »
  • Hands-On History


    Dates and Times: 8/20/2019 1:00 PM - 8/20/2019 3:00 PM
    This new program invites guests to experience Buffalo’s history in a new way, offering specific tours in the Museum’s spaces and a related activity!


    Members free; museum admission.

    ...  read more »
  • Pan-Am Trolley Tour with Forest Lawn


    Dates and Times: 8/24/2019 10:00 AM - 8/24/2019 3:00 PM
    The tour begins at Forest Lawn, where you will board the Forest Lawn trolley and visit the final resting places of many of the movers and shakers who made the Pan-American Exposition happen. Have lunch at the Pan-American Brewery, a short tour of the Lafayette Hotel and The Museum’s Resource Center. 

    Meet and park for free at the Margaret L. Wendt Archive and Resource Center at 1990 Main Street Buffalo, NY.

    Members $60; general $65. ...  read more »
  • Hands-On History


    Dates and Times: 8/27/2019 1:00 PM - 8/27/2019 3:00 PM
    This new program invites guests to experience Buffalo’s history in a new way, offering specific tours in the Museum’s spaces and a related activity!


    Members free; museum admission.
    ...  read more »
  • Pan-Am Walking Tour


    Dates and Times: 9/1/2019 1:00 PM - 9/1/2019 2:30 PM
    Take a walking tour of the Pan-American grounds with one of our trained docents. See the fair in a new light! $10. A map with historic photos is included.

    Pre-registration required. To register call 716-873-9644 ext 301.
    ...  read more »
  • Fridays on Forest - Joint tour with Richardson Olmsted Campus


    Dates and Times: 9/13/2019 5:30 PM - 9/13/2019 7:30 PM
    Spend your Friday on Forest Avenue for a joint-tour experience at our Resource Center (459 Forest Avenue) and the Richardson Olmsted Campus! Tickets are available online from the Richardson Olmsted Campus and include guided tours of both buildings. $30, pre-registration required at www.richardson-olmsted.com. ...  read more »
  • M&T Third Friday


    Dates and Times: 9/20/2019 10:00 AM - 9/20/2019 5:00 PM
    Free museum admission to The Museum, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Free admission to the Resource Center, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. located at 459 Forest Avenue, where Spirit of the City: Imagining the Pan-American Exposition is on view. 

    10 - 11:30 a.m. - Kids Activities at The Museum

    11 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Artifact Discovery

    1 - 3 p.m. - Docent Tours of both Buildings

    3 - 4:30 p.m. -  Kids Act ...  read more »
  • Pan-Am Trolley Tour with Forest Lawn


    Dates and Times: 9/21/2019 10:00 AM - 9/21/2019 3:00 PM
    The tour begins at Forest Lawn, where you will board the Forest Lawn trolley and visit the final resting places of many of the movers and shakers who made the Pan-American Exposition happen. Have lunch at the Pan-American Brewery, a short tour of the Lafayette Hotel and The Museum’s Resource Center. 

    Meet and park for free at the Margaret L. Wendt Archive and Resource Center at 1990 Main Street Buffalo, NY.

    Members $60; general $65. ...  read more »
  • The Red Jacket Awards Dinner


    Dates and Times: 10/3/2019 6:00 PM - 10/3/2019 9:00 PM
    Since 1957, The Red Jacket Awards Dinner celebrates the people and organizations who make our region an extraordinary place to live.

    This year, we honor the achievements of:
    Ruth Bryant, Red Jacket Award Recipient 
    Catherine Schweitzer, Red Jacket Award Recipient
    William F. Koch, Owen B. Augspurger Award Recipient 
    West Seneca Historical Society, Daniel B. Niederlander Award Recipient

    Tickets ...  read more »
  • M&T Third Friday


    Dates and Times: 10/18/2019 10:00 AM - 10/18/2019 5:00 PM
    Free museum admission to The Museum, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Free admission to the Resource Center, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. located at 459 Forest Avenue, where Spirit of the City: Imagining the Pan-American Exposition is on view. 

    10 - 11:30 a.m. - Kids Activities at The Museum

    11 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Artifact Discovery

    1 - 3 p.m. - Docent Tours of both Buildings

    3 - 4:30 p.m. -  Kids Act ...  read more »
  • M&T Third Friday


    Dates and Times: 11/15/2019 10:00 AM - 11/15/2019 5:00 PM
    Free museum admission to The Museum, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Free admission to the Resource Center, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. located at 459 Forest Avenue, where Spirit of the City: Imagining the Pan-American Exposition is on view. 

    10 - 11:30 a.m. - Kids Activities at The Museum

    11 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Artifact Discovery

    1 - 3 p.m. - Docent Tours of both Buildings

    3 - 4:30 p.m. -  Kids Act ...  read more »
  • M&T Third Friday


    Dates and Times: 12/20/2019 10:00 AM - 12/20/2019 5:00 PM
    Free museum admission to The Museum, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Free admission to the Resource Center, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. located at 459 Forest Avenue, where Spirit of the City: Imagining the Pan-American Exposition is on view. 

    10 - 11:30 a.m. - Kids Activities at The Museum

    11 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Artifact Discovery

    1 - 3 p.m. - Docent Tours of both Buildings

    3 - 4:30 p.m. -  Kids Act ...  read more »