Events

Heinz History Center

Remembering 9/11 with Heather Penney, Fighter Pilot Hero

1:00 pm

Heather Penney will discuss 9/11 and how it impacted her subsequent service in the military, which included two combat tours in Iraq.

Heinz History Center

Hop into History: The Multitalented Martin Delany

10:30 am
Virtual Program

Early learners from ages 3 – 5 are invited to join us for an interactive online session exploring the people, places, and stories that make Pittsburgh unique!

Heinz History Center

Summer Sidewalk Series: The Changing City

11:00 am

Join us outside this summer at the History Center’s Penn Avenue lot for family-friendly activities that explore stories from our region!

Heinz History Center

From Slavery to Freedom Film Series: Égalité for All

5:30 pm
Virtual Program

Join us virtually for a screening of “Égalité for All: Toussaint L’Overture and the Haitian Revolution” part of the 2021 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series.

Heinz History Center

“Muestro Yerusha: Jewish Heritage and Identity in the Ottoman Empire” with Michael Waas

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

Michael Waas, co-administrator of the Sephardic Diaspora group on Facebook, will discuss three heritage projects in the former Ottoman Empire.

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

“Practical Genetic Genealogy & Endogamy: Making Sense of Your Ashkenazi Jewish DNA Matches” with Adina Newman

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

Heinz History Center

28th Annual History Makers Award Dinner

Now in its 28th year, the History Makers Award Dinner is a one-of-a-kind event in the city of Pittsburgh, presented by BNY Mellon & Citizens Bank.

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.