Friday, June 13, 2014

A Close Up Look of the Forging A Connection Exhibit

Our exhibit, Forging a Connection- Your Buffalo Sabres 1970- 1975, closed May 25, 2014 at The Buffalo History Museum, in Buffalo, N.Y.  Fans were able to relive the Sabres’ most memorable moments – victorious and tragic - through the team’s formative first years.

Here are  a few details shots from the exhibit.










Forging a Connection Exhibit Wrap Up: Full Wall Images

Our exhibit, Forging a Connection- Your Buffalo Sabres 1970- 1975, closed May 25, 2014 at The Buffalo History Museum, in Buffalo, N.Y.  Fans were able to relive the Sabres’ most memorable moments – victorious and tragic - through the team’s formative first years.

To warp up the project we have a few blog posts to highlight the exhibit.







Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Giants of Buffalo (w/ Extra Large Sabre Murals)

During the Giants of Buffalo presentation at the History Museum, starring Irv, Rick and Tom, guests enjoyed the FORGING A CONNECTION: Your Buffalo Sabres 1970-1975 Exhibit at the pre-presentation cocktail party on Friday, March 21, 2014.



Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Opening Night Februray 21, 201


Here are a few snapshots from the opening night. Installation was completed in just an hour or so before the fans flocked in!

This opening of Forging a Connection: Your Buffalo Sabres 1970-1975 accounted for one of the busiest Friday's in the history of the Buffalo History Museum.










Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Collector Card Set

This 7 card collector's set was available at Opening Night February 21, 2014.



Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Construction/Install

Installing the large murals the week before the opening.

Cases being installed on the walls wait artifacts.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Exbibit Opens Feb 21st, 2014!

Forging a Connection- Your Buffalo Sabres 1970- 1975


Our exhibit opens February 21 and will run through May 25, 2014 at The Buffalo History Museum, located at 1 Museum Court at Elmwood Avenue in Buffalo, N.Y.
 Fans will relive the Sabres’ most memorable moments – victorious and tragic - through the team’s formative first years.

“The Buffalo Sabres have become part of the fabric of Western New York, Forging a Connection will bring the early years of the franchise to life for fans. It will give fans of all ages the opportunity to relive wonderful memories and pass on the history of the team to younger fans.” stated, Joe Gambacorta, Founder and President of Buffalo Hockey Experience + Museum (BHE+M).

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

In Production: Building Wall Layouts

West Wall 03 Rendering of  Forging A Connection:
Your Buffalo Sabres' 1970-1975 Exhibit

A sneak peek into the exhibit through one of the early 3D renderings. Everything is in production and install begins next week for Friday, 21st opening... Full event details @ Buffalo History Muesum website.

Sunday, February 9, 2014

The Buffalo News Announces Our Exhibit!

From Sunday,  Feb 9th, 2014 Buffalo News:


Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Exciting News! Coming Feb. 2014... 

Forging a Connection- Your Buffalo Sabres 1970- 1975 at The Buffalo History Museum

Follow along on this blog as the project progresses!

Sneak Peek Photos: Design development, artifact curating & photo review.





Thursday, April 12, 2012

BHE+M's Playmaker + Enforcers + Goalies Exhibit is Dismantled Following the End of it's Run & the End of The Local Hockey Season

The Playmakers + Enforcers + Goalies exhibit is dismantled following the end the local hockey club's season. April 11, 2012 at First Niagara Center.  The Buffalo Hockey Experience + Museum would like to thank OtherWisz Creative and the Buffalo Sabres for another successful display of memorabilia from the BHE+M's permanent collection.

Watch for more display highlighting the rich history of hockey in Western New York and Ontario in 2012! Here are few snapshots from this morning's ceremonial dismantling as the memorabilia is ready for return back to storage at the museum.



Amthor Glass guys remove panes of glass from the case #1.

Dr. Joe Gambacorta removes jerseys from case #2.

Last look of case #2 with morning reflections at 7:30 AM, April 11, 2012.

Stacked glass off to the side.

More stacked glass off to the side.

Jerseys from the display await packing up to ship back to the museum. Mogilny & Biron jerseys on top.

Buffalo, NY photographer Joe Casio shoots some last frames before the display is taken down.

Last look at Patty jersey with logo on glass.

Game day puck January , 25, 1973. Buffalo Sabres vs. Minnesota North Stars 5-2 Bflo.

Pile of sticks and banners waiting to go back to the museum.