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Come be a part of a week-long event celebrating how engineers make a difference in our world! 

With a new theme each day, there will be dozens of interactive programs with local engineers and national organizations. Hands-on builds, free giveaways and food trucks!


Sunday, February 18 | UB Engineering Day
The students of UB Engineering Club take the lead with hands-on activities and demonstrations throughout the day. Catch a special showing of “Dream Big: Engineering Our World,” a film that celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small. Showtimes at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.


Monday, February 19 | Demo Day
Have fun in our Deconstruction Zone, where you can take things apart and rebuild something new. Smash and crash LEGO-built cars at the RC demolition derby ring.


Tuesday, February 20 | Buffalo Engineering Day
Celebrate our local engineers and Buffalo’s past, present and future role in engineering. Get the inside scoop with interactive presentations and activities from Buffalo’s best in STEM. Be on the lookout for free giveaways throughout the day, plus food trucks on-site.


Wednesday, February 21 | digiPlay Day
Celebrating TIFF’s digiPlaySpace, presented by M&T Bank, this is gadget and gear day for all things tech. In the evening, adults can look forward to our first-ever lecture panel for National Engineers Week where you’ll hear from experts in the fields of architecture and landscape.


Thursday, February 22 | National Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
Meet female engineers from a variety of STEM fields and get inspired with make & takes. More than just one day, Introduce a Girl to Engineering is a national movement that shows girls how creative and collaborative engineering is and how engineers are changing our world. Catch encore screenings of “Dream Big: Engineering Our World” at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Be on the lookout for free giveaways throughout the day, plus food trucks on-site.


Friday, February 23 | Challenge Day
Test your ingenuity with a series of fun-filled brain teasers throughout the Museum! Build your best in LEGO challenges, see if you can nail the 20ft egg drop, or sail away in the rain gutter regatta.


Saturday, February 24 | Kid's Day!
Devoted to sparking curiosity in the littlest engineers and making STEM fun through play. Keep the kids fueled by visiting the food truck out front!





For more information about National Engineers Week, contact Melissa Leopard at 716.896.5200 x341 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Special thanks to the local sponsors of "Dream Big: Engineering Our World," the Engineering Society of Buffalo, Inc., and University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

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