May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. To mark the occasion, explore artifacts from the Heinz History Center collection that speak to Asian and Asian American heritage in Western Pennsylvania.
May 25, 2021
October 14, 2020
As part of the ongoing program series for the Portraits of Pittsburgh exhibition, the History Center has been exploring aspects of this challenge in different formats. A recent virtual event presented the incredible creations of Pittsburgh’s own celebrated “cookie portraitist” Jasmine Cho, whose advocacy efforts to raise the profile of Asian American histories has been featured through such national forums. As part of this event, Jasmine selected six Pittsburgh cultural leaders to be featured in her cookie portraits. Keep reading to learn more about them, then stop by the museum to check them out in person!