Past Exhibits

Toys of the '50s, '60s and '70s

March 4, 2016 – May 31, 2016

The Toys exhibit showcased many of the nation’s most popular toys and demonstrated how these toys reflected three decades of dynamic changes in American life.

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We Can Do It! WWII

April 25, 2015 – Jan. 10, 2016

Discover how Pittsburgh affected World War II – and the war affected our region.

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Captured by Indians

May 22, 2015 – Oct. 2, 2016

The Captured by Indians exhibit examined the practice of captivity from its prehistoric roots to its impact on modern American Indians and other ethnicities.

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Treasures of the Arabia

April 24, 2014 – Jan. 11, 2015

This exhibition examined the largest time capsule of pre-Civil War items ever discovered.

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Unconquered: History Meets Hollywood at Fort Pitt

Aug. 10, 2013 – Oct. 31, 2014

The Unconquered exhibition examined a turning point in American history.

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Pennsylvania's Civil War

June 22, 2013 – Jan. 6, 2014

This exhibition took an in-depth look at Pennsylvania’s significant role during the Civil War.

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1968: The Year That Rocked America

Feb. 2 – May 12, 2013

The 1968 exhibit covered the year 1968, a turning point in American history and for its people.

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Grid Iron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Oct. 6, 2012 – Jan. 6, 2013

Gridiron Glory focused on the history of pro football, from its humble beginnings in 1892 to its rise as one of the world’s most beloved sports.

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Vatican Splendors: A Journey Through Faith and Art

Oct. 2, 2010 – Jan. 9, 2011

Vatican Splendors: A Journey Through Faith and Art presented unique objects illustrating 2,000 years of art, history, and culture.

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Expressions: Photographs from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2015

April 2016 – November 2016

The Expressions: Photographs from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2015 exhibit featured 75 photos from 2015, including the work of more than a dozen photographers.

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PPG Moon, by Bob Donaldson, September 27, 2014

April 2015 – March 2016

The Close-Up: Photographs from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2014 exhibit, featured more than 70 photos from 2014, including the work of 16 photographers.

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Post-Gazette Photographers 2013 Thumbnail

April 2014 – March 2015

The Post-Gazette Photographers: Best of 2013 exhibit, featured more than 60 photos from 2013, including the work of 13 photographers.

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The Gift of Art: Exploring Community through Art and Jewish Wisdom

November 2016 – June 2017

The Gift of Art exhibit featured nearly 80 paintings, as well as sculpture and other media, from the Public Schools’ collection

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