Guided Tour: The African American Impact on Western Pa. and Beyond

Saturday, June 18, 2022 • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Heinz History Center
Included with regular admission

Add to Calendar06/18/2022 01:00 PM06/18/2022 02:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkGuided Tour: The African American Impact on Western Pa. and BeyondLearn about fascinating stories of Pittsburgh history and enhance your museum experience on a Guided Tour at the Heinz History Center.Heinz History CenterHeinz History CenterfalseMM/DD/YYYY

Learn about fascinating stories of Pittsburgh history and enhance your museum experience on a Guided Tour at the Heinz History Center.

On select Saturdays, the History Center’s docents will lead special hour-long tours of exhibitions, which explore important themes in Western Pennsylvania history. Discover the achievements of African Americans in medicine, journalism, the arts, activism, and during World War II in the Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation exhibition. The tour will also wind through the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum to explore the city’s unmatched Negro League baseball legacy and the careers of groundbreaking Black athletes from our region. Visitors must sign up for Guided Tours at the admissions desk prior to each tour. To book groups in advance or for questions, please contact Robert Stakeley at rostakeley@heinzhistorycenter.org or 412-454-6359.

This event is part of the 2022 Civic Season. Held annually between Juneteenth and July 4th, Civic Season is a new tradition for learning and action, hosted by more than 300 cultural institutions nationwide along with the next generation shaping our nation’s future, and supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate.  This summer, celebrate what you stand for. Get started at www.TheCivicSeason.com. 

To purchase advance tickets for June 18, please click here.

Visitors must sign up for Guided Tours at the admissions desk prior to each tour. The tours are included with regular museum admission and will be capped at 25 attendees.

To book groups in advance or for questions, please contact Robert Stakeley at rostakeley@heinzhistorycenter.org or 412-454-6359.