Events

Sports Museum

NFL PLAY 60 Training Camp

10:00 am
Brought to you by by Dick's Sporting Goods

One week before fans watch pro football’s biggest game, we’re challenging kids to get up and get active at the eighth annual NFL PLAY 60 Training Camp.

Heinz History Center

Naturalization Information Session

3:00 pm

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to join the conversation! Learn about the naturalization process and what you need to become
a U.S. citizen.

Heinz History Center

Girl Scout Night at the History Museum

7:00 pm

Girl scouts, explore the History Center after hours and search for pieces of a magical artifact that allow life-like figures to come alive every night!

Heinz History Center

Guided Tour: From Slavery to Freedom

11:00 am

Join a History Center docent for a closer look into the history of slavery, abolition, and civil rights in the Pittsburgh region.

Heinz History Center

Guided Tour: A Tradition of Innovation

1:00 pm

Discover the story of Pittsburgh’s past and future in this guided tour of the Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation exhibit.

Fort Pitt Museum

Friday at the Forks: A Couple of Bucks

1:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum Homeschool Series

Homeschool students are invited to a drop-off program on select Fridays hosted by the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park. This program is for students in grades 4-6.

Fort Pitt Museum

Love Tokens and Valentines

1:00 pm

Visit the Fort Pitt Museum to make a small handmade love token or valentine for someone special this Valentine’s Day.

Heinz History Center

Guided Tour: Women Forging the Way

11:00 am

Travel back through time to explore the ever evolving role of women in Western Pennsylvania.

Heinz History Center

Guided Tour: Clash of Empires

1:00 pm

Join a History Center docent to explore the key role that Western Pennsylvania played in the global conflict that was the French & Indian War.

Fort Pitt Museum

Love Tokens and Valentines

1:00 pm

Visit the Fort Pitt Museum to make a small handmade love token or valentine for someone special this Valentine’s Day.

Heinz History Center

Smithsonian Screening: Black in Space: Breaking the Color Barrier

6:00 pm

In honor of Black History Month, Smithsonian Channel, Comcast NBCUniversal, and the History Center cordially invite you to an exclusive screening of the new documentary, “Black in Space: Breaking the Color Barrier.”

Heinz History Center

Hop Into History: Master Artists

10:30 am

Pittsburgh is home to many different types of artists. Explore the History Center’s new Master Visual Artists exhibition and try out their styles.

Heinz History Center

Galentine’s Day Yoga

6:00 pm

Join the History Center, in partnership with Pittsburgh Yoga Events, for a fresh and fun yoga experience before Valentine’s Day.

Sports Museum

Negro Leagues Centennial Commemoration

6:00 pm

Join the Heinz History Center, Pittsburgh Pirates, Josh Gibson Foundation, and Carnegie Museum of Art for an evening commemorating the centennial of baseball’s Negro Leagues.

Fort Pitt Museum

Love Tokens and Valentines

1:00 pm

Visit the Fort Pitt Museum to make a small handmade love token or valentine for someone special this Valentine’s Day.

Heinz History Center

Badge Day Workshop: Girl Scouts Detective

9:30 am

Calling all detectives! In this Badge Day Workshop for Girl Scout Juniors, you’ll will practice the power of observation and try your detective skills throughout the History Center’s exhibits.

Heinz History Center

Guided Tour: From Slavery to Freedom

11:00 am

Join a History Center docent for a closer look into the history of slavery, abolition, and civil rights in the Pittsburgh region.

Fort Pitt Museum

Love Tokens and Valentines

1:00 pm

Visit the Fort Pitt Museum to make a small handmade love token or valentine for someone special this Valentine’s Day.

Heinz History Center

History Explorers: Archival Adventures

10:30 am

Delve into treasures from the Detre Library & Archives that help tell the story of the 1916 Suffrage Shirtwaist Ball.

Heinz History Center

Black History Month Lecture: Freedom’s Blood Memories

6:00 pm

The sixth annual Black History Month lecture features Sowande Mustakeem, Ph.D., author of “Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage.”

Heinz History Center

History Uncorked: ’80s Night

7:30 pm

Grab your legwarmers and put on your favorite mixtape – the 22nd annual History Uncorked, presented by BNY Mellon, is all about the ’80s!

Heinz History Center

WWI 360: Teach Like An Ace

9:00 am

This one-day workshop offers a blend of meaningful content and primary-source focused methods for teaching WWI and its enduring impact.

Heinz History Center

Guided Tour: From Slavery to Freedom

11:00 am

Join a History Center docent for a closer look into the history of slavery, abolition, and civil rights in the Pittsburgh region.

Heinz History Center

Guided Tour: Women Forging the Way

1:00 pm

Travel back through time to explore the ever evolving role of women in Western Pennsylvania.

Heinz History Center

What Does Trouble Mean?: Nate Smith’s Revolution

5:30 pm

Join us for a screening of “What Does Trouble Mean?: Nate Smith’s Revolution” part of the 2020 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series.

Fort Pitt Museum

Friday at the Forks: Bridges Over the Point

1:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum Homeschool Series

Homeschool students are invited to a drop-off program on select Fridays hosted by the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park. This program is for students in grades 7-8.

Fort Pitt Museum

The Great State Debate

10:00 am

In this Act 48 workshop, educators will focus on the events related to the dispute between Virginia and Pennsylvania over the control of Pittsburgh.

Heinz History Center

Hop Into History: Women Forging the Way

10:30 am

Explore the stories of women from Western Pennsylvania. Examine nature like Rachel Carson, move like Martha Graham, make music like Mary Lou Williams, and more.

Fort Pitt Museum

Friday at the Forks: Clean Water for the Point

1:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum Homeschool Series

Homeschool students are invited to a drop-off program on select Fridays hosted by the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park. This program is for students in grades 4-6.

Heinz History Center

Irish Genealogy Workshop

9:00 am
Presented in partnership with the Westmoreland Historical Society

Join Irish genealogy experts Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt from the Ulster Historical Foundation in Belfast for the sixth annual Irish Genealogy Workshop featuring new topics on the rich genealogical sources found in Ireland.

Heinz History Center

History Explorers: Sports Stories

10:30 am

Jump into the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum and uncover lesser known Pittsburgh sports stories.

Heinz History Center

Exploring Pittsburgh Portraits

5:00 pm

Join the History Center’s educators to explore the National Portrait Gallery exhibit and learn more about using portraiture to explore historic figures.

Fort Pitt Museum

Friday at the Forks: Compromising or Conceding

1:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum Homeschool Series

Homeschool students are invited to a drop-off program on select Fridays hosted by the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park. This program is for students in grades 7-8.

Heinz History Center

Cub Scout Night at the History Museum

7:00 pm

Cub Scouts, explore the History Center after hours and search for pieces of a magical artifact that allow life-like figures to come alive every night!

Heinz History Center

Vintage Pittsburgh

10:00 am

Save the date for April 4, 2020! Celebrate Pittsburgh history in style at the History Center’s seventh annual Vintage Pittsburgh event, presented in partnership with The Neighborhood Flea.

Heinz History Center

Hop Into History: Faces of Pittsburgh

10:30 am

Take a close look at the faces of Pittsburghers in the History Center’s new Smithsonian’s Portraits of Pittsburgh exhibition. Explore some of their stories and stage your own portrait.

Fort Pitt Museum

Friday at the Forks: The Point of Wildlife Tracking

1:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum Homeschool Series

Homeschool students are invited to a drop-off program on select Fridays hosted by the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park. This program is for students in grades 7-8.

Heinz History Center

History Explorers: Portraits of Pittsburgh

10:30 am

Explore the portraits of Pittsburghers on display in the new Smithsonian’s Portraits of Pittsburgh exhibition.

Fort Pitt Museum

Friday at the Forks: Three Sisters Gardening

1:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum Homeschool Series

Homeschool students are invited to a drop-off program on select Fridays hosted by the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park. This program is for students in grades 4-6.

Heinz History Center

Badge Day Workshop: Girl Scouts Painting

9:30 am

Unleash your inner artist! In this Badge Day Workshop for Girl Scout Brownies, you’ll try techniques used by artists whose works are on display at the History Center.

Heinz History Center

Powerful Pittsburgh Women: Celebrating the 19th Amendment Centennial

10:00 am

In this program, educators will learn about influential Pittsburgh women and opportunities to celebrate them as part of teaching social studies, civics, and other disciplines.

Fort Pitt Museum

Girl Scout Day at the Fort Pitt Museum

10:00 am

Girl Scouts are invited to enjoy a full day of programming to learn about early Pittsburgh, women in the 18th century, and the environment.

Heinz History Center

Hop Into History: Cooking Up Italian American Traditions

10:30 am

Visit the Special Collections Gallery to look at objects that tell the stories of Italian Americans in Pittsburgh and then head into the kitchen to make a traditional recipe.

Heinz History Center

Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice

5:30 pm

Join us at the Frick Environmental Center for a screening of “Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice” part of the 2020 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series.

Fort Pitt Museum

The Indian World of George Washington

11:00 am

Drawing on his prize-winning book, Colin Calloway will discuss how the Indian nations of the Ohio country shaped the life of the man who shaped the nation.

Heinz History Center

Hop Into History: Toy Time

10:30 am

It’s time to play! See toys made in Pittsburgh, make a toy timeline, and try toys from the past.

Fort Pitt Museum

Homeschool Day for Little Learners

11:00 am

Homeschool families with young children, up to third grade, are invited to enjoy small hands-on crafts, games, and learning with the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park.

Fort Pitt Museum

Anthony Wayne and the Founding of the U.S. Army

11:00 am

In commemoration of the U.S. Army’s 245th anniversary, the Fort Pitt Museum welcomes William Hogeland whose book, Autumn of the Black Snake, details the founding of the Army.

Fort Pitt Museum

Women’s History Seminar: 19th Amendment Centennial

10:00 am

The Fort Pitt Museum will honor the 19th Amendment Centennial with lectures featuring women in both American and Pittsburgh history.

Heinz History Center

Dignity and Defiance: A Portrait of Mary Church Terrell

5:30 pm

Join us at the Frick Environmental Center for a screening of “Dignity and Defiance: A Portrait of Mary Church Terrell” part of the 2020 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series.

Fort Pitt Museum

Friday at the Forks: Insect Investigations

1:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum Homeschool Series

Homeschool students are invited to a drop-off program on select Fridays hosted by the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park. This program is for students in grades 4-6.

Fort Pitt Museum

Friday at the Forks: On the Front Lines

1:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum Homeschool Series

Homeschool students are invited to a drop-off program on select Fridays hosted by the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park. This program is for students in grades 7-8.

Fort Pitt Museum

Friday at the Forks: Simple Machines

1:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum Homeschool Series

Homeschool students are invited to a drop-off program on select Fridays hosted by the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park. This program is for students in grades 4-6.

Fort Pitt Museum

Friday at the Forks: Effects of Wind on the Point

1:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum Homeschool Series

Homeschool students are invited to a drop-off program on select Fridays hosted by the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park. This program is for students in grades 7-8.

Fort Pitt Museum

Friday at the Forks: The Revolution in the West

1:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum Homeschool Series

Homeschool students are invited to a drop-off program on select Fridays hosted by the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park. This program is for students in grades 7-8.

Fort Pitt Museum

Friday at the Forks: Fall Colors

1:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum Homeschool Series

Homeschool students are invited to a drop-off program on select Fridays hosted by the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park. This program is for students in grades 4-6.

Heinz History Center

Dark Girls

5:30 pm

Join us at the Frick Environmental Center for a screening of “Dark Girls” part of the 2020 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series.

Fort Pitt Museum

Friday at the Forks: Boats Around the Point

1:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum Homeschool Series

Homeschool students are invited to a drop-off program on select Fridays hosted by the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park. This program is for students in grades 7-8.

Fort Pitt Museum

Friday at the Forks: Mr. Dunmore’s Neighborhood

1:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum Homeschool Series

Homeschool students are invited to a drop-off program on select Fridays hosted by the Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park. This program is for students in grades 4-6.