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  • Homeschool Thursdays


    Dates and Times: 4/18/2019 1:00 PM - 4/18/2019 3:00 PM
    Each day includes a brief lesson, worksheets, artifacts from the Museum's collection, and related activities. Every class includes reading, writing, and hands-on interaction. Parents are encouraged to drop off their children, but are also allowed to remain in the classroom.


  • M&T Third Friday


    Dates and Times: 4/19/2019 10:00 AM - 4/19/2019 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. 

    All Day - Easter Egg Hunt

    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 ...  read more »
  • Museum Closed


    Dates and Times: 4/21/2019 10:00 AM - 4/21/2019 5:00 PM
    Museum is closed for Easter Sunday. ...  read more »
  • Homeschool Mondays


    Dates and Times: 4/22/2019 1:00 PM - 4/22/2019 3:00 PM
    Each day includes a brief lesson, worksheets, artifacts from the Museum's collection, and related activities. Every class includes reading, writing, and hands-on interaction. Parents are encouraged to drop off their children, but are also allowed to remain in the classroom.


  • BreakOut!


    Dates and Times: 4/23/2019 10:00 AM - 4/23/2019 5:00 PM
    Stuck inside? Break out of your house and come visit The Museum during your school vacation! We will have plenty of activities and all are welcome to participate. The Resource Center at 459 Forest Ave will also be open all week. Members free; museum admission. ...  read more »
  • BreakOut!


    Dates and Times: 4/24/2019 10:00 AM - 4/24/2019 5:00 PM
    Stuck inside? Break out of your house and come visit The Museum during your school vacation! We will have plenty of activities and all are welcome to participate. The Resource Center at 459 Forest Ave will also be open all week. Members free; museum admission. ...  read more »
  • How to Trace Your Family Tree at the New York State Archives featuring Joshua Taylor


    Dates and Times: 4/24/2019 5:30 PM - 4/24/2019 8:00 PM
    Partnership Program with the NYS Archives Partnership Trust Program
    Join Joshua Taylor, President of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, for a look at how to best access and use these New York State Archives for genealogical research. Specific materials will be discussed alongside techniques for preparing to do research, either online or in Albany. Members of The Museum or New York Genealogical & Biographical Society free; museum admission.
    ...  read more »
  • BreakOut!


    Dates and Times: 4/25/2019 10:00 AM - 4/25/2019 5:00 PM
    Stuck inside? Break out of your house and come visit The Museum during your school vacation! We will have plenty of activities and all are welcome to participate. The Resource Center at 459 Forest Ave will also be open all week. Members free; museum admission. ...  read more »
  • Homeschool Thursdays


    Dates and Times: 4/25/2019 1:00 PM - 4/25/2019 3:00 PM
    Each day includes a brief lesson, worksheets, artifacts from the Museum's collection, and related activities. Every class includes reading, writing, and hands-on interaction. Parents are encouraged to drop off their children, but are also allowed to remain in the classroom.


  • BreakOut!


    Dates and Times: 4/26/2019 10:00 AM - 4/26/2019 5:00 PM
    Stuck inside? Break out of your house and come visit The Museum during your school vacation! We will have plenty of activities and all are welcome to participate. The Resource Center at 459 Forest Ave will also be open all week. Members free; museum admission. ...  read more »
  • 6th Annual Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival Kickoff


    Dates and Times: 5/1/2019 5:00 PM - 5/1/2019 8:00 PM
    Kick-off the 6th Annual Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival with a presentation about the Japanese Pavilion of the Pan-American Exposition, a kimono fashion show, and more! 

    FREE for all to attend. No pre-registration required.

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    Special Thanks to our 2019 Sponsors:
    The Festival Level:
    Mentholatum USA

    The Sakura Underwriter Level:
    ITO EN, underwriting ...  read more »
  • 6th Annual Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival Fundraiser


    Dates and Times: 5/2/2019 5:30 PM - 5/2/2019 7:30 PM
    Looking forward to the 6th Annual Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival?

    Show your support by joining us at a fundraiser on May 2, 5:30 - 7:30 pm!

    Ticket price: $70 per couple | $40 per individual

    Your ticket includes access to:
    > Hors d'oeuvres
    > Wine Pull
    > An AMAZING Silent Auction!
    > Open Bar
    > An exclusive Cherry Blossom gin tasting with Lockhouse Distil ...  read more »
  • 6th Annual Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival


    Dates and Times: 5/4/2019 11:00 AM - 5/4/2019 3:00 PM
    Celebrate spring at The Museum and in the Japanese Gardens with Music Is Art, Taiko drummers, dancers, vendors, and pink boat rides! Free. For more information, visit buffalocherryblossomfestival.org

    Performance line-up, curated by Music Is Art:

    PERFORMERS: The Molice, PINKY DOODLE POODLE, DJ Sashimi, Heisei Spirit, Shibuki Niagara Taiko Group, Naoki Kendama, Odori No Kai, Ja ...  read more »
  • 6th Annual Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival


    Dates and Times: 5/5/2019 11:00 AM - 5/5/2019 3:00 PM
    Celebrate spring at The Museum and in the Japanese Gardens with Music Is Art, Taiko drummers, dancers, vendors, and pink boat rides! Free. For more information, visit buffalocherryblossomfestival.org

    Performance line-up, curated by Music Is Art:

    PERFORMERS: The Molice, PINKY DOODLE POODLE, DJ Sashimi, Heisei Spirit, Shibuki Niagara Taiko Group, Naoki Kendama, Odori No Kai, Ja ...  read more »
  • Pan-Am Walking Tour


    Dates and Times: 5/5/2019 1:00 PM - 5/5/2019 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: 5/7/2019 10:00 AM - 5/7/2019 11:00 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 »
  • New Visions Night at the Museum


    Dates and Times: 5/7/2019 4:30 PM - 5/7/2019 8:00 PM
    This event is to help local educators understand the recent changes to the NYS Regents Exams in Social Studies and the Civic Engagement task force. It will help teachers better understand the various parts of the new Framework based exams that are on the horizon in June 2019 (Global History) & June 2020 (US History). 

    There is an offer our attendees 3 hours of CTLE for attendance. 

    Register
  • Margaret Creighton - One Community, One Book


    Dates and Times: 5/8/2019 6:00 PM - 5/8/2019 8:00 PM
  • Fridays on Forest


    Dates and Times: 5/10/2019 5:30 PM - 5/10/2019 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: 5/11/2019 10:00 AM - 5/11/2019 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 $69. ...  read more »
  • Annual Meeting of Membership


    Dates and Times: 5/15/2019 5:30 PM - 5/15/2019 7:30 PM
    An evening of museum member involvement and appreciation! 
    Available to all current members of The Museum.

    ...  read more »
  • 20th Annual Paint The Town


    Dates and Times: 5/16/2019 5:30 PM - 5/16/2019 8:30 PM
    Celebrating 20 Years of Paint the Town

    Paint the Town brings regional artists, art collectors and passionate museum supporters together to raise funds for The Buffalo History Museum. 

    Tickets: $50 Members; $75 General; $150 Patron 
    Patron Experience includes an exclusive Champagne Reception and Tequila Tasting; Name Listing in Event Program; and additional VIP perks 

    Purchase tickets onl ...  read more »
  • M&T Third Friday and PAN-AM WEEKEND!


    Dates and Times: 5/17/2019 10:00 AM - 5/17/2019 5:00 PM
    Three Days. Two Buildings. Free Admission! Celebrate the 118th anniversary of ‘The Pan’ with three full days of activities. A double decker shuttle will provide free rides between our two buildings. ...  read more »
  • PAN-AM WEEKEND!


    Dates and Times: 5/18/2019 10:00 AM - 5/18/2019 5:00 PM
    Three Days. Two Buildings. Free Admission! Celebrate the 118th anniversary of ‘The Pan’ with three full days of activities. A double decker shuttle will provide free rides between our two buildings. ...  read more »
  • PAN-AM WEEKEND!


    Dates and Times: 5/19/2019 12:00 PM - 5/19/2019 5:00 PM
    Three Days. Two Buildings. Free Admission! Celebrate the 118th anniversary of ‘The Pan’ with three full days of activities. A double decker shuttle will provide free rides between our two buildings. ...  read more »
  • Slow Roll Buffalo


    Dates and Times: 5/20/2019 5:30 PM - 5/20/2019 9:00 PM
    We are hosting our second Slow Roll!
    Visit slowrollbuffalo.org for information and free registration.

    ...  read more »
  • Pan-Am Plays


    Dates and Times: 5/22/2019 6:00 PM - 5/22/2019 8:00 PM
    Local playwrights have created 10-minute plays inspired by photographs from the Pan-Am Exposition! In celebration of “One Community, One Book”, in partnership with the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, see the fair through the eyes of these local artists! 

    Members free; museum admission.

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


    Dates and Times: 6/2/2019 1:00 PM - 6/2/2019 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 »
  • Food Truck Rodeo!


    Dates and Times: 6/5/2019 5:00 PM - 6/5/2019 8:00 PM
    We are once again hosting our popular rodeo of local food trucks! ...  read more »
  • Fridays on Forest


    Dates and Times: 6/14/2019 5:30 PM - 6/14/2019 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: 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. -  Kids Act ...  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 $69. ...  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! ...  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 »
  • Fridays on Forest


    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 $69. ...  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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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! ...  read more »
  • Fridays on Forest


    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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 $69. ...  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


    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 $69. ...  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 »