Posts Categorized: News & Press

April Break Week

Join us each day this week for a week full of worldly fun with your little one! This spring break, we’ll be traveling around the globe daily from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. with crafts, activities and more that will keep your little explorers laughing and learning each day. On Monday, we welcome the Seneca Nation for a Haudenosaunee Day of… Read more »

Greenway Greenlights Play 

Explore & More Children’s Museum was proud to accept an incredible grant of $120,000 from the Buffalo & Erie County Greenway Standing Committee comprised of Erie County, NY, The City of Buffalo, Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy and the New York Power Authority. This gift will not only directly support our Moving Water exhibit in our new Museum at Canalside in Buffalo, but will also be generously matched dollar-for-dollar through the recently awarded Ralph C. Wilson… Read more »

Tax Credit Possible

We were delighted to have New York State Senator Charles Schumer come to our construction site at Canalside to announce he is leading the charge to push for a phenomenal $35 million tax credit which could yield $7-$8 million in grant funds back to the museum. The competition is fierce for these national community development fund tax credits, the recipients… Read more »

Ralph Wilson Grant Challenge

On the sweetest Valentine’s Day we’ve ever had, the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation made a sweetheart of a deal – announcing a matching $6 million challenge grant to Explore & More Children’s Museum if the museum can raise $6 million on our own. We gratefully accept that challenge! Half of the grant funds will go toward construction of the… Read more »

The Wheels On the Bus

Our ongoing gratitude to the Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association for their 10-year commitment to providing free buses to Title 1 schools so these students can come visit our current and future location. The 2018 installment of this incredibly generous and thoughtful $270,100 gift given over 10 years was presented at the Buffalo Auto Show, removing a critical obstacle to… Read more »