Events

Heinz History Center

Collecting American Elections

8:00 pm
Virtual Program from the Smithsonian

Join the Smithsonian for a round table discussion of scholars discussing their years of experience that they bring to collecting objects and documents from presidential campaigns for the nation’s collection.

Heinz History Center

Teachers Civics Summit

12:00 pm

Educators, join the Heinz History Center, Allegheny Intermediate Unit, and other state-wide partners for a virtual educator professional development workshop relating to the Act 35 civics exam.

Fort Pitt Museum

Tomahawk Toss at Fort Pitt

11:00 am
Weather Permitting

Stop by the Fort Pitt Museum lawn in Point State Park on weekends between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. (weather permitting) to put your tomahawk-tossing skills to the test in a safe, outdoor environment.

Fort Pitt Museum

Tomahawk Toss at Fort Pitt

11:00 am
Weather Permitting

Stop by the Fort Pitt Museum lawn in Point State Park on weekends between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. (weather permitting) to put your tomahawk-tossing skills to the test in a safe, outdoor environment.

Heinz History Center

Pittsburgh Virtual Trivia Night

7:00 pm
Virtual Program

Find out just how much you know about Pittsburgh during our next night of (virtual) Pittsburgh history trivia!

Heinz History Center

Teachers Civics Summit

9:00 am

Educators, join the Heinz History Center, Allegheny Intermediate Unit, and other state-wide partners for a virtual educator professional development workshop relating to the Act 35 civics exam.

Heinz History Center

Ask a Conservator: Portrait Miniatures

1:00 pm
Virtual Program

Take the opportunity to #AskAConservator and explore the story behind the conservation of the portrait miniature of Pittsburgh’s first Mayor, Ebenezer Denny.

Meadowcroft

Insider Tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter

10:00 am
Sold out | Virtual option available

Enjoy an exclusive insider tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter with James M. Adovasio, Ph.D., lead archaeologist on the site.

Heinz History Center

Uncovering Pittsburgh Stories: A Portrait of Arthur St. Clair

1:00 pm
Virtual Program - Live on YouTube

Join the History Center’s dedicated and knowledgeable tour guides in an exploration of Pittsburgh stories, uncovering people, places, and events in our region’s history.

Heinz History Center

Treasures in the Archives

7:00 pm
Virtual Program

Our annual Treasures in the Archives is an opportunity to see highlights from one of the largest collections of historic materials in Western Pennsylvania.

Heinz History Center

Virtual Digital Photographer

1:00 pm
Virtual Program

Juniors, join the History Center for a virtual workshop that explores the world of digital photography!

Heinz History Center

Virtual Digital Photographer

9:00 am
Virtual Program

Juniors, join the History Center for a virtual workshop that explores the world of digital photography!

Heinz History Center

Faces of Pittsburgh: Using Portraiture in Social Studies Classrooms

4:00 pm
Virtual Program

Educators, join the History Center’s educators for a virtual exploration of the Smithsonian’s Portraits of Pittsburgh exhibit in this Act 48 program.

Heinz History Center

Dark Girls

5:30 pm
Virtual Program

Join us at the Frick Environmental Center for a screening of “Dark Girls” part of the 2020 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series.