Events

Sports Museum

NFL PLAY 60

10:00 am
Presented by Dick's Sporting Goods

Lace up your cleats and get hyped for Super Bowl LII at the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum’s sixth annual NFL PLAY 60 Training Camp.

Heinz History Center

Shaping Modern Pittsburgh: A Deliberative Forum

10:00 am

High school age homeschool students are invited to attend this deliberative forum and thinking from the perspective of a citizen in post-World War II Pittsburgh.

Heinz History Center

Black History Month Lecture: Bound in Wedlock

6:00 pm

The fourth Annual Black History Month Lecture will feature Dr. Tera W. Hunter, who will discuss her book “Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century.”

Heinz History Center

The Lost Tapes: Malcolm X

6:00 pm

In honor of Black History Month, Smithsonian Channel, Comcast, and the History Center cordially invite you to an exclusive screening of the new documentary, “The Lost Tapes: Malcolm X.”

Heinz History Center

Galentine’s Day Yoga @ the History Center

6:30 pm

Join the History Center, in partnership with Pittsburgh Yoga Events, and for a fresh and fun yoga experience the day before Valentine’s Day.

Fort Pitt Museum

Forks of the Ohio Homeschool Series

10:00 am
18th Century Western Pennsylvanian American Indians

In this Fort Pitt Museum homeschool series class, students will learn about the three main tribes occupying the Forks of the Ohio River at the time of Fort Pitt.

Heinz History Center

Hop Into History: Celebrate Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood

10:30 am

Hop Into History: Celebrate Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood is currently FULL.

Heinz History Center

History Uncorked: Roaring ’20s

7:00 pm

Sip on sparkling spirits and have a roarin’ good time at the 20th Annual History Uncorked, Pittsburgh’s premier party for young professionals, presented by BNY Mellon.

Heinz History Center

Boy Scout Badge Day

10:00 am

Boy Scouts of all ages can earn badges at the History Center.

Heinz History Center

Flag Ceremony

12:00 pm

Celebrate Presidents Day with a ceremonial flag ceremony and folding in the History Center’s Great Hall.

Heinz History Center

Pittsburgh During Prohibition

5:00 pm

Educators, join the History Center’s education team as we use Prohibition as an example of how local evidence can illuminate a national event.

Heinz History Center

Cub Scouts: Night at the History Museum

7:00 pm

Cub Scouts, experience what happens at the History Center when the stars come out.

Heinz History Center

We Heart Our Members

Fourteen of Pittsburgh’s leading cultural organizations have banded together to say thank you by offering free admission to members of participating museums on select dates this February.

Heinz History Center

Homeschool Day at the History Center

10:00 am

On this Homeschool Day, explore the American Spirits exhibit and enjoy a variety of activities related to life in the 1920s and ’30s in Pittsburgh.

Heinz History Center

Standing on My Sisters’ Shoulders

5:30 pm

Join us at the Frick Environmental Center for a screening of “Standing On My Sisters’ Shoulders,” part of the 2018 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series.

Heinz History Center

Fortifying the Forks of the Ohio

5:00 pm

Educators, explore the importance of the French & Indian War and the history of Western Pennsylvania during this time.

Heinz History Center

Irish Genealogy Workshop

9:00 am
Presented in partnership with the Westmoreland County Historical Society

Join Irish genealogy experts from the Ulster Historical Foundation for an enhanced workshop on the rich genealogical sources found in Ireland.

Fort Pitt Museum

Forks of the Ohio Homeschool Series

10:00 am
The Mighty Monongahela

In this Fort Pitt Museum homeschool series class, students will learn about the three main tribes occupying the Forks of the Ohio River at the time of Fort Pitt.

Heinz History Center

Hop Into History: Frontier Cooking

10:30 am

Be inspired by our re-created 18th century log cabin and then join us in the kitchen to cook frontier recipes.

Heinz History Center

Vintage Pittsburgh

10:00 am

Save the date! Celebrate Pittsburgh history in style at the History Center’s sixth annual Vintage Pittsburgh event, presented in partnership with The Neighborhood Flea.

Heinz History Center

Contemporary Media Literacy through History

5:00 pm

Educators, explore the increasingly important skills of media literacy.

Fort Pitt Museum

Forks of the Ohio Homeschool Series

10:00 am
Life at Fort Pitt and Soldier Hike

In this Fort Pitt Museum homeschool series class, students will research the lives of 18th century soldiers and practice compass and map skills on a hike around Point State Park.

Heinz History Center

Hop Into History: Discovery Place

10:30 am

Explore the innovations from Pittsburgh that have impacted the world in the new family friendly gallery, Discovery Place!

Heinz History Center

Until the Well Runs Dry

5:30 pm

Join us at the Frick Environmental Center for a screening of “Until the Well Runs Dry: Medicine & the Exploitation of Black Bodies,” part of the 2018 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series.

Fort Pitt Museum

Homeschool Day at the Fort Pitt Museum

10:00 am

The Fort Pitt Museum invites young homeschool students and their families to explore the museum.

Heinz History Center

Hop Into History: Super Fans

10:30 am

Play and show your team spirit for Pittsburgh teams in the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum and make a souvenir to take home.

Fort Pitt Museum

Girl Scout Day at the Fort Pitt Museum

10:00 am

Girl Scouts are invited to enjoy a day at the Fort Pitt Museum to learn about early Pittsburgh and women in the 18th century.

Heinz History Center

Flag Ceremony

12:00 pm

Honor Memorial Day with a ceremonial flag ceremony and folding in the History Center’s Great Hall.

Heinz History Center

Hop Into History: Destination Moon Countdown

10:30 am

Help us begin preparations for the Destination Moon exhibit with out of this world fun!

Heinz History Center

Flag Ceremony

12:00 pm

Celebrate Flag Day with a ceremonial flag ceremony and folding in the History Center’s Great Hall.

Fort Pitt Museum

The Fall of Fort Duquesne, 1758: A Hidden History

11:00 am

The Fort Pitt Museum hosts Fred Anderson, author of “Crucible of War” and “The War That Made America” for a discussion of the hidden history of the fall of Fort Duquesne.

Heinz History Center

Flag Ceremony

12:00 pm

Celebrate the Fourth of July with a ceremonial flag ceremony and folding in the History Center’s Great Hall.

Heinz History Center

Pittsburgh Imagineers: Session One

During this week-long summer camp, students who have finished 3rd or 4th grade will explore the steps of innovation through Pittsburgh history.

Heinz History Center

Blast From the Past: Session One

During this week-long summer camp, students who have finished 3rd or 4th grade will experience Pittsburgh’s place in pop culture.

Fort Pitt Museum

Women’s History Seminar

10:00 am

Learn about 18th and 19th century women at the Fort Pitt Museum’s fourth annual Women’s History seminar.

Heinz History Center

Pittsburgh Imagineers: Session Two

During this week-long summer camp, students who have finished 5th or 6th grade will explore the steps of innovation through Pittsburgh history.

Heinz History Center

Blast From the Past: Session Two

During this week-long summer camp, students who have finished 5th or 6th grade will experience Pittsburgh’s place in pop culture.

Heinz History Center

The Assassination of Martin Luther King

5:30 pm

Join us at the Frick Environmental Center for a screening of “The Assassination of Martin Luther King,” part of the 2018 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series.

Fort Pitt Museum

Indian Captive, Indian King: Peter Williamson’s American Odyssey

11:00 am

Dr. Timothy Shannon will unravel fact from fiction in Peter Williamson’s Indian captivity odyssey.

Heinz History Center

How They Got Over

5:30 pm

Join us at the Frick Environmental Center for a screening of “How They Got Over,” part of the 2018 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series.

Heinz History Center

Flag Ceremony

12:00 pm

Honor Veterans Day with a ceremonial flag ceremony and folding in the History Center’s Great Hall.

Fort Pitt Museum

Cub Scout Day at the Fort Pitt Museum

10:00 am

Cub Scouts are invited to participate in a guided program that will include guided tours, hands-on activities, and living history demonstrations that will fulfill multiple Cub Scout Adventure requirements.

Heinz History Center

Flag Ceremony

12:00 pm

Honor the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor with a ceremonial flag ceremony and folding in the History Center’s Great Hall.