Events & Programs


Join us as we explore the Buffalo Soldiers and the African American military experience through our many events and activities.

Please check back soon for upcoming events.

MAD Veterans Holiday Market

M.A.D. Veterans Holiday Market & Author Talk

Thursday, November 16 | 6-8 PM

We’re making spirits bright with our upcoming Museum After Dark (M.A.D.) Veterans Holiday Market!

Join us at BSNM for this FREE event featuring tours, cocktails, shopping, light bites, games, plus an Author Talk and Book Signing at 7 PM with Doug Melville.

Melville will discuss his book, Invisible Generals: Rediscovering Family Legacy, and a Quest to Honor America’s First Black Generals, the amazing true story of America’s first Black generals, Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. and Jr., a father and son who helped integrate the American military and created the Tuskegee Airmen.

Don’t miss the festivities! RSVP to let us know you’re coming.


We offer a wide variety of ongoing events and activities. Our programs are open to the public throughout the year and feature learning workshops and family-friendly activities designed to inform, educate, and entertain.

Buffalo Soldier Youth

Outdoor Exploration PrograM

For middle and high school students aged 11 to 17, the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department offer an exceptional outdoor exploration program at no cost.

Summer 2023 registration is now closed and will resume spring 2024. 

MAD Happy Hour Flyer


Museum After Dark (M.A.D.)

History painting party, led by an Artist. Occasional live model of a Soldier, or artifact from our collection. Intended audiences will vary but youth 11-17, Adults 21 and older, veterans and seniors.

Reenactment Program

The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum is proud to present these very talented, informative actors and the experiences that they take their audience on. Taking them down the paths of Harriet Tubman and authentic Buffalo Soldiers, they are able to capture the viewer’s attention with their expert storytelling skills. Make a reservation for one of our reenactors today, 713-942-8920 and ask for the Membership and Tours for more information.

Wayne Dehart


Wayne performs A Soldier’s Story, a reenactment of the story of a Buffalo Soldier.

He has been a mainstay in the Houston Theater scene for more than 25 years. Mr. DeHart’s career spans more than 100 stage productions. He has appeared in such films as “Robocop 2,” “A Perfect World,” and “Looper,” and such television programs as “Walker, Texas Ranger,” “Prison Break” and “Breaking Bad.”

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