Lois Weber: Historical Marker Unveiling

Thursday, June 13, 2019 • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Allegheny
Free and open to the public

Add to Calendar06/13/2019 02:00 PM06/13/2019 03:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkLois Weber: Historical Marker Unveiling. Join Illeana Douglas, representatives from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Heinz History Center for the unveiling of a new state historical marker for film pioneer Lois Weber outside the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Allegheny branch .Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – AlleghenyHeinz History CenterfalseMM/DD/YYYY

She’s the North Side original and influential woman pioneer in early film making you may have never heard of!

Celebrate Lois Weber’s 140th birthday with the unveiling of a new historical marker outside the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Allegheny branch during the day, then join the History Center in the evening for a special conversation between acclaimed actor and Turner Classic Movies host Illeana Douglas and film historian Shelley Stamp.

At 2 p.m., join Illeana Douglas, representatives from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Heinz History Center for the unveiling of a new state historical marker outside the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Allegheny branch.

Admission

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact Sam Moore at sjmoore@heinzhistorycenter.org or 412-454-6373.

Lois Weber: Film Pioneer is presented in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh’s Film & Media Studies Program.

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