Events

Heinz History Center

Hop into History: Around the World with Nellie Bly

10:30 am
Virtual Program

Early learners from ages 3 – 5, join us for an interactive online session exploring the people, places, and stories that make Pittsburgh unique! This session will feature the story of trailblazing journalist Nellie Bly.

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Lena Richard and Julia Child: Two Women Who Changed Culinary History

7:00 pm
Virtual Program from the Smithsonian

Join Smithsonian Affiliations for a look at chefs Lena Richard and Julia Child. Through their cookbooks, teaching, and television programs, these extraordinary women inspired generations of people to take cooking seriously.

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Engineer Bertha Lamme with Assemble

3:00 pm
Virtual Program

Get ready to experiment! Join the History Center and Assemble as we explore the the story of Bertha Lamme.

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Women in Aerospace: Stories from the Smithsonian Collection

7:00 pm
Virtual Program from the Smithsonian

Join Smithsonian Affiliations for a fascinating discussion with Dr. Margaret Weitekamp, Curator and Department Chair of the Space History Department at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.

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An Evening with Cyril Wecht

7:00 pm
Virtual Program

Join the History Center virtually for a fascinating conversation with Pittsburgher and famed pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht.

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Who’s Cooking, What’s Cooking

11:00 am
Hosted with the Westmoreland Jewish Community Council | Virtual Program

Get ready for Passover with the Westmoreland Jewish Community Council and the Rauh Jewish Archives.

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Reconsidering Rosie the Riveter

School Program - Virtual

Middle school and high school students are invited to join the History Center’s educators, along with senior curator Leslie Przybylek, to celebrate Women’s History Month and uncover the real story of Rosie the Riveter.

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“The Jewish Record Collection on Ancestry” with Crista Cowan

7:00 pm
Hosted with the Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh | Virtual Program

Join Crista Cowan for a look at ancestry records in the United States, Canada, and England specific to Jewish immigrants.

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Sporting Clay Classic

Join the Heinz History Center and take your best shot for a great cause at the Sporting Clay Classic.

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Irish Genealogy Workshop

9:00 am
Presented in partnership with the Westmoreland Historical Society | Virtual Program

Irish genealogy experts Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt from the Ulster Historical Foundation in Belfast are back (virtually!) for the seventh annual Irish Genealogy Workshop.

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Researching the History of Institutionalized People

6:30 pm
Virtual Program

Join scholars and archivists as they discuss the strengths and limitations of historical records from state-run institutions to reflect the personal stories of institutionalized people with disabilities in Pennsylvania.

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History Uncorked: Night at the Museum

7:30 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.