Events

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.

Heinz History Center

“How to Improve Your Family Tree with Collaboration on Geni.com” with Randy Schoenberg

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

In this session with Randy Schoenberg, he will provide insights into using the Geni platform to make connections and conduct genealogical research.

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.

Fort Pitt Museum

Fourth at the Fort

1:00 pm

Join the Fort Pitt Museum, boy scouts, and local veterans to help kick off the Fourth of July holiday by raising a 36-foot American flag in Point State Park, beginning at 1 p.m.

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

Summer Sidewalk Series: Pittsburgh’s Favorites

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

Read Between the Lines: Exploring Political Cartoons

4:00 pm
Virtual Program

Educators, join the History Center’s educators, archivists, and curators to learn more about the history of political cartoons in this Act 48 program.

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.

Heinz History Center

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.

Heinz History Center

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.

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!

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

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.