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October 7, 2015

#AskaCurator: Part 1

Recently, the History Center participated in #AskaCurator day on Twitter, and three of our curators answered questions throughout the day. Here is part one of the questions and answers from this year's #AskaCurator day.

April 24, 2015

Making Massy Harbison

For the new Captured by Indians exhibition, the Fort Pitt Museum will create five new museum figures, including Massy Harbison. Go behind-the-scenes with the lifecasting process as the museum's staff brings Massy Harbison to life.

March 30, 2015

How do they do it?: Recreating and Maintaining a Prehistoric Indian Village

While prehistoric villagers continually maintained their villages out of necessity, each winter the staff of Meadowcroft winterizes our recreated Prehistoric Indian Village. So with the thaw underway, we get to break out of our libraries, archives, and offices to spread our wings under the clear spring sky, to maintain and add features to the space.