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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Lecture

    Dates and Times: 1/19/2020 2:00 PM - 1/19/2020 4:00 PM
    In partnership with the Afro-American Historical Association of the Niagara Frontier, join the Museum for their 15th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. program. This year’s speaker is Dr. Gretchen Sorin, distinguished professor, author, exhibit curator, and director of the Cooperstown Graduate Program. She received her Ph.D. from SUNY Albany and has recently worked on her documentary and accompanying book, Driving While Black: African Americans on the Road in the Era of Jim Crow. Free to attend ...  read more »
  • Hidden in Plain Sight: Stained Glass in Buffalo

    Dates and Times: 1/22/2020 6:00 PM - 1/22/2020 8:00 PM
    Megan McElfresh, executive director of the Stained Glass Association of America, will host a program on history and stained glass in Buffalo. Members free; museum admission. ...  read more »
  • Research Library Closed

    Dates and Times: 1/24/2020 1:00 PM - 1/24/2020 5:00 PM
    Research Library closed Friday, January 24. Normal hours resume Saturday, January 25. ...  read more »
  • President Lincoln's Birthday Celebration

    Dates and Times: 2/9/2020 12:00 PM - 2/9/2020 1:30 PM
    In partnership with the Buffalo Civil War Round Table and the Union Volunteers Fife and Drum Corps, the longest running celebration of President Lincoln’s Birthday in the nation returns! There will be a short program, Lincoln orator, and uniformed reenactors as they perform a rifle salute. Free to attend. ...  read more »
  • Jazz on Second Sundays: Bill Todd Quartet

    Dates and Times: 2/9/2020 2:30 PM - 2/9/2020 4:00 PM
    Kenmore native alto saxophonist, Bill Todd is enjoying an impressive career on the New York City jazz scene. In addition to leading his own groups and regularly performing as a sideman in various big bands, jazz ensembles, and shows around NYC, Todd is a member of the musical cast for the Golden Globe and Emmy-Award Winning TV series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maizel. For this concert, Todd will be joined by Buffalo-native drummer, Carmen Intorre, who has been based in NYC since attending the Juilliard ...  read more »
  • M&T Third Friday

    Dates and Times: 2/21/2020 10:00 AM - 2/21/2020 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 »
  • Jazz on Second Sundays: Brendan Lanighan Octet

    Dates and Times: 3/8/2020 2:30 PM - 3/8/2020 4:00 PM
    Williamsville native trombonist, Brendan Lanighan is currently finishing his Masters Degree in Jazz Studies at the Juilliard School of Music. While living in New York City, Lanighan has quickly established himself as one of the top trombonists on the scene and has recently recorded and performed at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club Coca Cola with Wycliffe Gordon. Prior to Juilliard, Lanighan graduated from the Eastman School of Music and enjoyed a year-long international tour with The World Famous G ...  read more »
  • Behind the Scenes Tour

    Dates and Times: 3/18/2020 6:00 PM - 3/18/2020 8:00 PM
    Join Walt Mayer, Director of Collections, for an exclusive behind the scenes tour of our Resource Center, which houses all of our artifacts. Reservations required. Members free; general $8. Registration link coming soon. ...  read more »