The following is a look back at the full schedule of events for Buffalo Homecoming 2019.
Plans for Buffalo Homecoming 2020 will be announced as they become available.
Tours of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, University at Buffalo’s Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Science, Roswell Park, Gates Vascular, Hauptmann Woodward Institute and the new Oishei Children’s Hospital amongst others.
Cocktail reception and dinner program at University at Buffalo’s Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Science.
Afterparty at the Albright Knox Art Gallery. Get an exclusive look at Anthony McCall: Dark Rooms, Solid Light.
The day will start off at Buffalo RiverWorks with panel discussions at 8:15 a.m. followed by guided area tours at 12:30 p.m.
Buffalo’s place in history was made by its proximity to water and as a major transportation route for westward migration. Explore the history of the Buffalo River and the Erie Canal terminus. Learn the history of our magnificent grain elevators. See up close the rebirth of the Buffalo River, Canalside and Outer Harbor as major entertainment and recreational areas. If you have never seen Buffalo from the water, this is a must-do tour.
Stop by Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House Complex and see the house that is considered one of Wright’s finest achievements of the Prairie period and his entire career. Tour drive-bys could include the Richardson Olmsted Campus, Buffalo History Museum, Central Terminal, Larkinville, Seneca One Tower as well as other significant recent projects and Opportunity Zones. This tour will end on the Phillips Lytle terrace looking out over the waterfront and the changes in that area.
Connect with more than 20 of the leading WNY Startups while enjoying sips of from our local brewers.
Enjoy the food favorites from your past along with tastes from WNY’s culinary future.
Live music from local musicians as well as some special guests who once made WNY their home. Followed by fireworks.
Program starts at 8:30 a.m. and concludes by noon.
The Future of Albright-Knox: Be one of the last to experience this vibrant museum in its current state and get an insider’s look at the plans for the stunning transformation that will begin this Fall with Joe Martin Lin-Hill, Ph.D., and Jillian Jones.
A look at the $100 Million plus LaSalle Park transformation with JJ Tighe and Michael Van Valkenburgh.