Upcoming Events › Buffalo Architecture
PBNs City Hall tour is a FREE guided walking tour that takes you through one of Buffalos most significant architectural treasures. One of the largest city halls in America, this tour will give you the opportunity to see this Art Deco masterpiece inside and out. The tour normally includes the lobby, Common Council Chambers, the Mayors Office, and the best view of Buffalo on the Observation Deck. The tour meets in the lobby of City Hall, no reservations required! Please inquire about mobility needs.View Details
Stop by the main Buffalo & Erie County Public Library downtown for their free noontime Lecture Series. Topics change weekly and you can find a schedule on the website. Topics covered include: Arts & Creativity, Architecture & Design, History & Future, and Nature & Science.View Details
The Guaranty Building is one of Buffalos most beautiful buildings and an important site in architectural history. Join us for this interior and exterior tour of this Sullivan masterpiece. During this 1 hour guided tour which meets in the lobby, youll learn about the history of the building, the architectural elements that make it so special, and why it serves as an important case for preservation. Reservations are required for this tour; walk-ons will not be admitted. Please call or visit website to reserve a spot.View Details
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, a space for experimental art, music, and film located in the heart of downtown Buffalo. This presentation examines the racial politics of space that were manifest by Frank Lloyd Wright’s vision of a Prairie Style architecture. While the American prairie was spatially defined by the wide-open spaces that inspired the horizontal massing and flowing interior spaces of this style, it was also the site of a dramatic social struggle between white settlers and non-white natives competing for land.View Details
Join us on this Spotlight Tour to discover one of Buffalo’s most innovative interior spaces! Founded in 2015, Assembly House 150 is an experimental art and architecture space that focuses on the design and construction of amazing environments. Assembly House 150 brings together practitioners and students from diverse disciplines and backgrounds: architects, artists, designers, tradespeople and apprentices, in order to work collaboratively on projects that teach skills in construction while also leading to the production of inspiring spaces for contemplation and celebration.View Details
Just Buffalo Literary Center presents Silo City Reading Series – a summer multidisciplinary poetry series including live musical performances and art installations. All readings are FREE and open to the public and will take place in Silo Citys Marine A. Please see site for additional featured readers/musicians.
The July 20, 2019 Silo City Reading will feature performances by Nicole Sealey & Paige Melin, art by Gareth Lichty, & music by Little cake.View Details
Mission: Doors Open Buffalo inspires greater appreciation for Buffalos unique history and architecture through free public access to significant building interiors.
Vision: To build relationships for residents and visitors with Buffalos history and architecture.
On June 15, 2019, many of downtown Buffalos most significant buildings will literally open their doors to the public. Whether its your first time touring downtown or if youre a seasoned Explore Buffalo tour-goer, this will be a unique occasion to see downtown as youve never seen it before: beyond the doors! Discover areas of buildings not usually open to the public and access to floors with a birds eye view of our beautiful city. And its all free!View Details