Western Pennsylvania History has presented scholarship for a broad audience since 1918 as the region’s oldest continually-published magazine. History Center members receive a free subscription to this award-winning quarterly publication.
- Pittsburgh Press artist Nat Youngblood’s life and work in Western Pennsylvania
- Pittsburgh Public Schools’ collection of significant local artwork inspires students
- How Homer Laughlin’s Fiesta ware captured the American spirit during the Depression
As well as columns about:
- The history and significance of 18th-century powder horns
- A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Mario Lemieux life figure
- Exploring the Detre Library & Archives’ Pittsburgh Bureau of Building Inspection photographs
- Democracy of design in Pittsburgh public housing
- A North Side neighborhood tour
- Packaging purity with Heinz products
- Pittsburgh Public Schools music teacher Paul Lawrence Peeler, Jr.
Current issues of Western Pennsylvania History magazine are available for $7.95 in the Museum Shop, online shop, or by phone at 412-454-6300, and are mailed to all History Center members, who may choose between the print version an an e-version. For a sample online version of the magazine, click here. A selection of back issues are available for $4.95 per magazine.
Exclusive Online Articles & Book Reviews
Read expanded online-only articles from past issues of Western Pennsylvania History Magazine.
- Getting to Know George Washington, by Jeffrey H. Schwartz
- America’s Toughest Golf Course: Oakmont Country Club, 1903-1922, by Steven Scholssman
- County Fair Encounters, by Richard M. Voelker
- Petroleum Pioneers, by Alfred N. Mann
Be the first to know about Pittsburgh-related books with the History Center’s online reviews.