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Meet Fort Pitt Museum Volunteer Marti Donovan

  The Fort Pitt Museum and its army of dedicated volunteers are dedicated to providing visitors with a rich understanding of the world-changing events that occurred in Western Pennsylvania. From leading tours to bringing 18th-century Pittsburgh to life, our volunteers do it all! We sat down with Marti Donovan to learn more about her experiences…

Volunteer Spotlight: Judy Sutton

  Volunteers play a key role in making the History Center one of the finest cultural organizations in the U.S. By donating time and talents, volunteers assist with many facets of the organization. Over the next few months, the History Center is highlighting a few of the diverse volunteers that help our museums succeed. We…

Volunteer Spotlight: Branwyn Turnage

  Volunteers play a key role in making the History Center one of the finest cultural organizations in the U.S. By donating time and talents, volunteers assist with many facets of the organization. Over the next few months, the History Center is highlighting a few of the diverse volunteers that help our museums succeed. We…

Volunteer Spotlight: Paulette Hemmings

  Volunteers play a key role in making the History Center one of the finest cultural organizations in the U.S. By donating time and talents, volunteers assist with many facets of the organization. Over the next few months, the History Center is highlighting a few of the diverse volunteers that help our museums succeed. Volunteers…

5 Questions with Interpreter Lisa Maust

  Historical interpreters help tell the story of Meadowcroft through the centuries. Visitors exploring the site’s three recreated villages see history come to life as interpreters share information and reenact roles important to that time period, such as a schoolteacher or a blacksmith. Interpreter Lisa Maust took some time to share how her passion for…

Meet the History Center Docent Community

  For National Volunteer Week, Laura Myers, the Audience Engagement Coordinator at the History Center, shares some reflections on our docent program. History Center Larry Woods leading a tour in the #Pixburgh exhibit. In 2017, docents at the Heinz History Center collectively logged 2,147 volunteer hours. As Audience Engagement Coordinator, I have the privilege of…

Volunteer Spotlight: Jack Sheehan

I’m genetically predisposed to be a docent because of my Irish background. I just love to tell stories to people about these things and get them excited about this region’s incredible history. – Jack Sheehan, volunteer docent Jack Sheehan, History Center and Fort Pitt Museum docent, showing a school tour the Fort Pitt diorama. Jack…