Inspired by Pittsburgh: Arts and Social Studies Integration
Work with our educators to explore exciting ways to integrate visual arts and social studies in your classroom through examinations of artwork and a look at historic photographs, archival material, and objects.
A Lens to the Past: From Early Photography to Augmented Reality
Explore how curators and historians gather evidence and read the clues to unlock the meanings of images and examine the past through the lens of photography.
The Last Boy and Girl in the World, Siohban Vivian
Join us for a reading, discussion, and book signing with Siohban Vivian, author of “The Last Boy and Girl in the World.”
Building a Collection: The Power of Primary Sources
Join the education departments of the Heinz History Center and The Frick Art and Historical Center for an in-depth and behind the scenes look at two different types of museum collections.
Hop Into History: Around the World with Nellie Bly
Discover the amazing story of one of Pittsburgh’s most notable women, Nellie Bly, as we travel around the world! Enjoy crafts and activities that match each of her global stops.
Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands, Andy Masich
Join us for a reading, discussion, and book signing with History Center President and CEO, Andy Masich, and his new book “Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands.”
History Alive: Interpreting 18th Century Indian Cultures
Learn about the Indian Cultures that lived in the Ohio River Valley during the 18th century and about their various encounters with Euro-Americans.
Struggles in Steel: A Story of African American Steelworkers
Join us for a screening of “Struggles in Steel: A Story of African American Steelworkers” at the Homewood Library, as part of the From Slavery to Freedom film series.
Before There Was History, There Was Choice: A Deliberative Forum
Join in a deliberative forum, where participants are set in post-war Pittsburgh and asked to deliberate on a series of choices.
Alia Musica Pittsburgh & Quince Ensemble Perform Berio’s Laborintus II
The Italian American Program presents Alia Musica Pittsburgh & Quince Ensemble’s performance of Berio’s Laborintus II.
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.