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January 15, 2020

Hats Off! Celebrating Headwear on National Hat Day

Hang onto your hats – National Hat Day is Jan. 15! The Heinz History Center has more than 600 pieces of headwear in its collection, including hats, helmets, veils, bonnets, garrison caps, religious headwear, and more.

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December 27, 2019

Exploring Holiday Culinary Identity, an Intern’s Story

This post recounts the experience of a History Center curatorial intern as he discovered the meaning of his own cultural heritage through his assistance with the A Very Merry Pittsburgh exhibition.

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November 22, 2019

It’s a Beautiful Day at the History Center

At the Heinz History Center, every day is a beautiful day in the neighborhood! The Smithsonian-affiliated History Center is the proud home of the largest collection of original items from “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” on public view – a must-see for Mister Rogers fans!

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