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Hair-itage: 19th Century Women’s Hairstyles

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Women of all ages came out to BNHV to enjoy a girls’ day out and to learn about popular 19th century women’s hairstyles! Presented by BNHV’s Education Coordinator, Kathy Slade, and Curator, Kayla Shypski, this fun program was a real hit! In addition to lectures on popular women’s hairstyles during the 19th century, hair care tips… Read more »


BNHV set to participate in Heritage Preservation’s Conservation Assessment Program!

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Heritage Preservation is pleased to announce that Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village has been chosen to participate in the 2014 Conservation Assessment Program (CAP). BNHV joins the 2,800 museums that have participated in CAP in its twenty-two year history of serving museums. Heritage Preservation’s CAP is supported through a cooperative agreement with the federal Institute of… Read more »


BNHV set to welcome a new Executive Director!

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Following a lengthy search, Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village has found its new Executive Director. Western New York native Herbert Schmidt will take the helm at the former Amherst Museum on March 24. Schmidt brings more than 12 years of nonprofit experience to BNHV, having held positions with the Greater Niagara Frontier Council, Boy Scouts of America,… Read more »


Suiting Up: American Uniforms Exhibit Opening

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

The opening for our newest exhibit, Suiting Up: American Uniforms, was last Friday night and we want to thank all of you who came out to support the museum. Here’s some of our favorite photos from the night!    


In One Story or Another: BNHV’s Oral History Project

Monday, January 13th, 2014

A dedicated volunteer works with museum staff to collect oral histories BNHV’s Oral History Project seeks to document the lives of Buffalo Niagara Region residents both past and present. The museum, with the help of volunteer Arnold Alt, has been conducting interviews of Western New Yorkers from all walks of life whether they are from… Read more »


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