Events

Heinz History Center

Meet Santa Claus

11:00 am

Visit Santa in the History Center’s holly jolly new exhibit, A Very Merry Pittsburgh!

Heinz History Center

Bridging Connections: Interactive Tour for Visitors with Alzheimer’s

10:30 am

The Alzheimer’s Association and the History Center offer monthly guided tours designed for those living in the early stages of Alzheimer’s and their Care Partners.

Heinz History Center

Meet Santa Claus

11:00 am

Visit Santa in the History Center’s holly jolly new exhibit, A Very Merry Pittsburgh!

Heinz History Center

Meet Santa Claus

11:00 am

Visit Santa in the History Center’s holly jolly new exhibit, A Very Merry Pittsburgh!

Heinz History Center

Meet Santa Claus

11:00 am

Visit Santa in the History Center’s holly jolly new exhibit, A Very Merry Pittsburgh!

Heinz History Center

Meet Santa Claus

11:00 am

Visit Santa in the History Center’s holly jolly new exhibit, A Very Merry Pittsburgh!

Heinz History Center

Meet Santa Claus

11:00 am

Visit Santa in the History Center’s holly jolly new exhibit, A Very Merry Pittsburgh!

Heinz History Center

Museum Store Sunday

10:00 am

You’ve heard of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. This year, consider doing your holiday shopping on Museum Store Sunday!

Heinz History Center

Meet Santa Claus

11:00 am

Visit Santa in the History Center’s holly jolly new exhibit, A Very Merry Pittsburgh!

Heinz History Center

Meet Santa Claus

11:00 am

Visit Santa in the History Center’s holly jolly new exhibit, A Very Merry Pittsburgh!

Heinz History Center

Give Big Pittsburgh

Help us celebrate the ‘can do’ spirit and rich history of the Pittsburgh region by making a contribution to the History Center on Tuesday, Nov. 28.

Heinz History Center

Meet Santa Claus

11:00 am

Visit Santa in the History Center’s holly jolly new exhibit, A Very Merry Pittsburgh!

Heinz History Center

The American Spirit: An Evening with David McCullough

7:00 pm
This event is SOLD OUT.

Join the Heinz History Center for a special evening event with America’s favorite historian and Pittsburgh native David McCullough.

Heinz History Center

Meet Santa Claus

11:00 am

Visit Santa in the History Center’s holly jolly new exhibit, A Very Merry Pittsburgh!

Heinz History Center

Meet Santa Claus

11:00 am

Visit Santa in the History Center’s holly jolly new exhibit, A Very Merry Pittsburgh!

Heinz History Center

Flag Ceremony

12:00 pm

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

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

Hop Into History: Holiday Memories

10:30 am

Experience Pittsburgh’s holiday traditions, from re-created store front windows to Santa’s chair and making snowmen!

Heinz History Center

Into the Seventeenth Generation, Eric Lidji

7:00 pm

This Books in the ‘Burgh program has been postponed. Please check back here for future updates.

Heinz History Center

History at Play: Toy and Workshop Design Workshop

10:30 am

Kids ages 8 – 11 are invited to join us for a fun exploration of historic toys and games.

Fort Pitt Museum

Blanket Coat Workshop

On Jan. 6 and 7, construct your own 18th century-style blanket coat at the Fort Pitt Museum. Advance registration is required.

Heinz History Center

Girl Scout Badge Day

10:00 am

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

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

History Uncorked: Roaring ’20s

7:00 pm

Join us for the History Center’s annual History Uncorked event, Pittsburgh’s premier party for young professionals, presented by BNY Mellon.

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

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

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.

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

Flag Ceremony

12:00 pm

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

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.

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

Flag Ceremony

12:00 pm

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

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.

Heinz History Center

Books in the Burgh

Books in the ‘Burgh series provides a forum for authors and literary enthusiasts to share their passion for Western Pennsylvania’s most current storytelling, scholarship, and research.