Winter Speaker Series

Our 2021 Winter Speaker Series features presentations on a variety of Buffalo history and architecture topics by Explore Buffalo docents, staff, and partners. The presentations will be delivered live via Zoom video technology.

Click on each session below for more information on the topics and to register. Please note that you must register for each Speaker Series date individually. 

2021 Winter Speaker Series

Thursday, February 11:  
Sporting Women of Western New York and Beyond

Thursday, February 25: 
Banking in Buffalo

Thursday, March 4:
Birth of the Steel City: Bethlehem’s Lackawanna Plant

Thursday, March 11:
Buffalo’s Murals

Thursday, March 18:
Assassination! How a US President Came to Buffalo and Lost His Life

Thursday, March 25:
Introducing Steamer Columbia: Uncovering an Icon in the Fight for Universal Civil Rights 

Admission Info: 

  • General Admission: $10
  • Student Admission: $5
  • Explorer Pass Admission: Free

The 2021 Winter Speaker Series is available for free for all Explorer Pass members at any level. Click here to become an Explorer Pass member.

  • Advance registration is required: the directions to access this program using Zoom will be in your confirmation email. Your reservation is not confirmed until you receive a confirmation email.
  • Enter your Explorer Pass Code (from your Explorer Pass Card or email confirmation) when registering.
  • Space is limited! Please note that if multiple people will be watching on the same screen, you only need to register as one person.