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April 19, 2018

Meet the History Center Docent Community

In 2017, docents at the Heinz History Center collectively logged 2,147 volunteer hours. Unsurprisingly, our docents are passionate about history, but it turns out that what keeps them coming back is being a part of a community of lifelong learners.

May 13, 2016

Behind the Scenes: Night at the History Museum

Have you ever wondered what the History Center is like after the visitors leave? Recently, nearly 150 Girl Scouts and their chaperones discovered first hand at the Night at the History Museum overnight.

April 7, 2016

The History Center STEAMs Ahead

Pittsburgh’s history includes numerous examples of new ideas and innovations that can offer inspiring lessons for new generations of innovators. The History Center’s Education department has developed a series of STEAM-focused programs that provide historical examples of innovators to help draw out real world applications for today’s students.