Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village offers membership to many robust and active guilds.

Membership within our guilds offers opportunities for camaraderie, heritage skill building, and more.

Please click here to join a guild and begin engaging in the preservation of 19th century craft and heritage knowledge.

 

Beekeepers Guild 

Buffalo Niagara’s only teaching apiary, this guild encourages interest in beekeeping and pollinators, and raises awareness of the importance of the honeybee.

Blacksmiths Guild 

Endeavors to preserve the art of 19th century blacksmithing techniques.

Heritage Brewers Guild 

Endeavors to preserve the art of 19th century brewing.

Lace Guild 

Encourages interest in the history, construction, identification, preservation, exhibition, and advancement of the art of lace making.

Musicians Guild 

Endeavors to preserve the art of 19th century music making and performance.

Quilt Guild 

Endeavors to enhance the interest, knowledge, and skills of quilting.

Victorian Dance Society

Fosters an interest in history, etiquette, and the preservation and teaching of Victorian dance.

Weavers Guild

Promotes interest in weaving, spinning and other fiber related craft.

Woodwrights Guild 

Endeavors to preserve the art of 19th century woodworking technique.