The Buffalo Museum of Science is a non profit educational institution dedicated to the study and interpretation of the natural and physical sciences. Its extensive collections of over 700,000 specimens and artifacts represent all facets of the natural world with an emphasis on Western New York as well as man-made objects spanning the globe. Based at 1020 Humboldt Parkway and anchoring Buffalo’ s East Side in Olmsted designed Martin Luther King, Jr. Park since 1929, the Museum presents a wide variety of programs and services for families, teachers, adults, and community organizations throughout each year.
The Museum also operates Tifft Nature Preserve in South Buffalo, 1 264-acre wetland preserve on reclaimed former industrial land. The museum and Tifft Nature Preserve are governed by the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences.

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Capillary Action Art Project

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Connect science with artistic exploration and creativity. Imagine your students working side by side with a museum educator working on a unique visual arts project incorporating the science of color theory, capillary action, and properties of water. During this residency program, our museum educator will work with students to create an innovative and captivating art instillation the whole school community can experience. This custom tailored program focusing on art and art history as a way of interpreting a variety of scientific principles can accommodate many or a few students, on or several grades. The artwork can be a backdrop for a culminating "Science meets Art Family Event."

This program is recommended for grades 7 and 8, but can designed for students in grades 6-10.

Pricing varies per residency. Please call the APL office for details, (716) 881-0917.


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