Events

Heinz History Center

Beth Israel Center: Before Charter

11:00 am

Throughout the 1950s, the Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory in West Mifflin, Pa. and the Westinghouse Astronuclear Laboratory in Large, Pa. attracted Jewish engineers and scientists to the boroughs and townships along Route 51 in the South Hills.

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18th Annual Golf Tournament

9:00 am

The History Center’s Golf Tournament is like no other in Pittsburgh! This tournament benefits the programs and education services of the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum.

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Columbus on Trial

4:00 pm
Virtual Program

Educators, join the History Center’s Italian American Program to explore the short film, “Columbus on Trial” in this Act 48 program.

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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.

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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!

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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!

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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.

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“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.

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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.