Events

Heinz History Center

African American Genealogy Workshop

10:00 am
Virtual Program

This African American Genealogy Workshop, “Finding Family in Tragedy and Trauma,” will explore how family records can be resurrected from tragedy.

Heinz History Center

Foundations of Eastern European Genealogy

10:00 am
Presented in partnership with the Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh, the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh | Virtual Program

Join genealogy experts for the History Center’s first virtual Eastern European Genealogy workshop.

Heinz History Center

“The ABCs of DNA” with Jarrett Ross

1:00 pm
Hosted with the Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh | Virtual Program

In this workshop, Jarrett Ross will explore multiple case studies of his researching his own family history using genetic genealogy.

Heinz History Center

An Act of Valor Virtual Ceremony

3:00 pm
View Virtually via YouTube

We invite you to join the Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives for a virtual ceremony as we graciously accept the donation of a special object.

Meadowcroft

Meadowcroft Atlatl Competition

10:00 am

Beginners are invited to try using the atlatl and t0 watch some of the world’s best competitors from the World Atlatl Association compete for high score.

Heinz History Center

History Uncorked: Night at the Museum

6:00 pm

Save the date! The Heinz History Center’s 23rd annual History Uncorked: Night at the Museum, presented by BNY Mellon, will return on Friday, June 25, 2021.

Meadowcroft

Beast Mode Archery Challenge

10:00 am

Watch bow hunters compete as part of the Beast Mode Archery Challenge.

Meadowcroft

Independence Day Celebration

10:00 am

Celebrate the spirit of America with historical demonstrations and period games at Meadowcroft’s 18th century frontier area and 19th century rural village.

Meadowcroft

Insider Tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter

10:00 am

Enjoy an exclusive insider tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter with James M. Adovasio, Ph.D., lead archaeologist on the site.

Heinz History Center

“Understanding Your Galitzianer Family through Vital Records” with Mark Halpern

7:00 pm
Hosted with the Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh | Virtual Program

This session with Mark Halpern offers an in-depth examination of vital records along with a strategic framework to help researchers in acquiring Galician records to further their research.

Meadowcroft

Insider Tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter

10:00 am

Enjoy an exclusive insider tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter with James M. Adovasio, Ph.D., lead archaeologist on the site.

Meadowcroft

Archaeology Day

10:00 am

As part of Pennsylvania Archaeology Month, Meadowcroft will partner with the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology for a day-long event for archaeology-lovers everywhere.

Meadowcroft

Insider Tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter

1:00 pm

Enjoy an exclusive insider tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter with James M. Adovasio, Ph.D., lead archaeologist on the site.

Meadowcroft

Meadowcroft Fall Finale

10:00 am

As Meadowcroft’s 2021 season draws to a close, enjoy an autumn afternoon outside enjoying special, fall-themed programming.

Meadowcroft

Insider Tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter

10:00 am

Enjoy an exclusive insider tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter with James M. Adovasio, Ph.D., lead archaeologist on the site.