Call for Programming

HOTEL HENRY AND 100 ACRES ARE NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR PROGRAMING

ACTIVATE HOTEL HENRY WITH YOUR PROGRAMMING IDEAS!

Hotel Henry’s borderless Urban Resort concept intersects with 100 Acres’ community atmosphere to create a variety of curated experiences, accessible to everyone, provided by you.

Do you have a program to share? Do you want to showcase your program at Buffalo’s most anticipated venue? The greater Buffalo region is encouraged to join Hotel Henry, nestled in the newly repurposed National Historic Landmark Richardson Olmsted Complex, to engage the community through specifically curated programming. Hotel Henry’s labyrinth of indoor and outdoor spaces has been designed with collaboration in mind; to provide memorable experiences for visiting guests and local friends.

If you have an idea for a distinctive program best suited for the launch of Hotel Henry, 100 Acres, for the signature Sunday Brunch & Market at 100 Acres, or one which could become an ongoing activity, submit now! Imagine using the manicured outdoor areas for a class in the seasonal garden, a lawn for weekly yoga or a Spanish guitarist for paella on the patio. The uncommon indoor spaces of the hotel and restaurant are equally as ideal for enticing exploration through programming, such as a culinary class, children’s storybook clubs or a pop up retail shop. All ideas are welcome for consideration…think unconventional, whimsical and fun!

Hotel Henry’s curatorial programming team will select programs based on submissions that align with our standards.

 

The call for programming is officially open!

Before submitting an application, please take a moment to read some general information below. Please submit your application.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is Hotel Henry and 100 Acres: The Kitchens at Hotel Henry?

Hotel Henry Urban Resort Conference Center is an innovative 88 room full-service hotel with modern purpose, designed to fuse with the architectural legacy of the Richardson Olmsted Complex, Buffalo’s National Historic Landmark.

Among the most anticipated additions to the WNY restaurant scene, 100 Acres: The Kitchens at Hotel Henry is an original concept restaurant with formal and informal dining atmospheres that offer a variety of selectively curated dining experiences where guests will always find something new, something different, something unexpected.

Where are Hotel Henry and 100 Acres: The Kitchens at Hotel Henry located?

Hotel Henry and 100 Acres are located in the Richardson Olmsted Complex with a new entrance at the corner of Rockwell Road and Cleveland Circle, Buffalo, NY 14213. The selected programming submissions will fill the many uncommon spaces created by America’s premier architect, Henry Hobson Richardson and sprawling grounds originally designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.

What programs might be selected for Hotel Henry and 100 Acres: The Kitchens at Hotel Henry?

Programs that use the uncommon indoor and outdoor spaces of the hotel and restaurant that entice exploration focusing on a variety of experiences from health & wellness, gardening, arts & culture, food & beverage, children’s programs and social events to music and so much more. All ideas are welcome for consideration…again, think unconventional, whimsical and fun!

What is the Sunday Brunch & Market at 100 Acres: The Kitchens at Hotel Henry?

The Sunday Brunch & Market will allow for additional programming and it will be an exciting new addition to 100 Acres. The Sunday Brunch & Market will feature the sale of fresh & prepared foods alongside pop up retail. Buffalo vendors and creative programming will activate the many spaces of Hotel Henry and 100 Acres in an innovative way, so guests can find something new, different and unexpected each time they return. Submit your market stand idea for consideration now!

Where are programs and events to be held at Hotel Henry & 100 Acres?

There are a variety of diverse indoor and outdoor spaces available to host programs and events. Once selected, our event curators will place you in the best location to showcase your program within the campus.

Is it possible to have a site visit to assist in the planning?

Yes. Group tours are currently available by appointment only. Contact Hotel Henry to get scheduled for a tour at k.pottle@hotelhenry.com.

When will programs happen at Hotel Henry and 100 Acres: The Kitchens at Hotel Henry?

While Hotel Henry is immediately seeking programs to incorporate into the opening period of late spring and early summer, applicants are encouraged to submit proposals and ideas for year-round engagement. If your specific program is seasonal, time sensitive, or restrictive in any way, please include an explanation with your submission.

How do I know if my program or event is the right fit for Hotel Henry or 100 Acres: The Kitchens at Hotel Henry?

In order to collect a variety of unique experiences, each application received will be reviewed and considered by the curatorial team at Hotel Henry and 100 Acres.

Hotel Henry & 100 Acres are interested in programs and events that:

  • can be of interest to an individual guest or group of guests at the Hotel in conjunction with the local community
  • brings a following and/or creates a habit for folks to return regularly
  • features Buffalo and Western New York arts & culture, including music, dance, visual art, theater, ethnic & cultural heritage, and architecture
  • incorporates families and children
  • promotes health and wellness
  • incorporates seasonal culinary experiences and gardens
  • could participate in The Sunday Brunch and Market at 100 Acres
  • provides a “Story of Buffalo”
  • explore any other ideas; something completely innovative?

The first step is to fill out the application. We’ll review the application and contact you as soon as possible.

Do you have any deadlines for applications?

The deadline to apply for the highly sought after, inaugural launch programming featured during this Spring is April 30, 2017. However, the submission period will remain open indefinitely for all interested parties for year-round programming. In order to discuss preferred dates and locations, it is best to submit quickly. We are currently accepting applications for programs and events for all seasons through 2018.

What is the cost to host a program at Hotel Henry or 100 Acres: The Kitchens at Hotel Henry?

In order to facilitate programming that is accessible to everyone, Hotel Henry and 100 Acres will strive to keep costs minimal. The costs, if any, are specific to each program being scheduled.
Our main focus is collaborating with our neighbors. We strive to keep costs nominal. The cost, if any, is determined by the individual details of each program being scheduled. Any fees will be based on a number of factors and calculated prior to scheduling. Some factors include:

  • whether the event is public or private
  • whether the program is free or ticketed
  • what needs or costs are imposed on our operations
  • the duration of the event
  • the size of the event
  • how the program or experience relates to our community engagement mission