Black History Month Lecture: Black Power and Black Politics of the 1960s-‘70s
The fifth Annual Black History Month Lecture will feature Leonard Moore, Ph.D., who will speak on the topic of Black power and Black politics of the 1960s and ’70s.
Irish Genealogy Workshop
Join Irish genealogy experts Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt from the Ulster Historical Foundation in Belfast for the fifth annual Irish Genealogy Workshop featuring new topics on the rich genealogical sources found in Ireland.
Lights, Camera, Action!: Pittsburgh and the Movies
Explore Pittsburgh’s Hollywood stories, look at clothing and see how it has changed over time, and weave a simple pattern. Then watch the work of Lois Weber, America’s first female film director, and make your own mini movie!
Frontier Rebellion: The Fight for Independence in the American West
Join the Fort Pitt Museum as it welcomes back author and historian Patrick Spero for a lecture on his new book, “Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West, 1765-1776.”
Hop Into History: Cooking Up History The Three Sisters
Explore how American Indians have used the Three Sisters of corn, beans, and squash and then make culinary masterpieces using those ingredients in our kitchen.
Lights and Shadows: Making Pittsburgh Art at Night
Kids in 3rd through 8th grade, join us for pizza, explore our collection of prints, paintings, and photographs, and try techniques of Pittsburgh-born or trained artists to make your own masterpieces!