Events

Fort Pitt Museum

Tomahawk Toss at Fort Pitt

1:00 pm
Outdoor event, weather permitting

Test your aim at the Fort Pitt Museum’s Tomahawk Toss.

Heinz History Center

“Jewish Given Names” with Warren Blatt

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

Heinz History Center

“La Danza – Conflict, Passion, and Healing” with Anna Harsh

6:00 pm
In Person Program

Heinz History Center

29th Annual History Makers Award Dinner

6:30 pm

This year’s History Makers Award Dinner will take place on Friday, June 3, 2022 at The Westin Pittsburgh.

Heinz History Center

Hop into History: Self-Taught Artist John Kane

10:30 am
In Person Program

Early learners from ages 2 – 5 are invited to join us for an interactive in-person session exploring the people, places, and stories that make Pittsburgh unique!

Heinz History Center

My Family and the Mob: An Evening with Russell Shorto

7:00 pm
Hybrid Program

Join New York Times best-selling author Russell Shorto.

Heinz History Center

Act 48: Juneteenth: From Slavery to Freedom

10:00 am

Open to classroom teachers for their professional development to explore and better understand the history of Juneteenth.

Heinz History Center

American Workman: An Evening with Maxwell King and Louise Lippincott

6:30 pm
In-person Program

The authors will reveal their inspiration behind writing “American Workman: The Life and Art of John Kane”

Meadowcroft

Member Day at Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village

10:00 am
Member Event

Bring the whole family for a day of outdoor fun at Meadowcroft!

Meadowcroft

25th Annual Meadowcroft Atlatl Competition

10:00 am

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

Heinz History Center

How to Use the Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project

1:00 pm
Virtual Program

Presented by The Rauh Jewish Archives, the Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh, and the Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle

Heinz History Center

Freedom is a Constant Struggle: African Americans at the Ballot

6:00 pm
Hybrid Program

Explore the history of voting rights, in conjunction with the Civic Season theme of “Rewind, Reflect, and Reimagine.”

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

Hop into History: Our Favorite Sports to Play

10:30 am
In Person Program

Early learners from ages 2 – 5 are invited to join us for an interactive in-person session exploring the people, places, and stories that make Pittsburgh unique!

Meadowcroft

Vintage Base Ball Day

10:00 am

Play ball! Celebrate America’s favorite pastime, 19th-century style.

Meadowcroft

19th-Century Chocolate

10:00 am

Join us for this sweet look at how chocolate was produced and consumed during the 19th century.

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

Covered Bridge Festival

10:00 am

Visit Meadowcroft’s Pine Bank Covered Bridge during this free admission, annual celebration of covered bridges.

Meadowcroft

Life with a Shawnee Family

10:00 am

A visiting Shawnee family will demonstrate the daily life skills crucial to their 18th century ancestors.

Meadowcroft

Walk in Penn’s Woods

1:00 pm

Visit Meadowcroft for beautiful fall foliage and outdoor adventure this fall!

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’s Taffy Pull & Fall Finale

12:00 pm

Join us for the final event of the season.

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.