Virtual Museum Spotlight: Heinz History Center


Whether you are a regular visitor or have never been, there is a lot for you to discover at the Senator John J. Heinz History Center! Learn about the museum's rich collection and ongoing exhibits, including the Smithsonian’s newest dynamic exhibition – “Portraits of Pittsburgh: Works from the National Portrait Gallery.” Following the presentation there will be an opportunity to ask questions and receive personalized recommendations for what to see first! 


Devoted to the history and heritage of Western Pennsylvania, the History Center is Pennsylvania’s largest history museum and a proud affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. The 370,000 square-foot museum presents compelling stories from American history with a Western Pennsylvania connection in an interactive environment perfect for visitors of all ages.

Registration is required; Zoom information will be sent two days before the event. To register, go to:

This virtual program is part of a Spotlight Series promoting the Experience Kits initiative at select Allegheny County Libraries. With your library card, receive free admission passes for up to four people to several local museums and historical sites. For more information, visit

Upcoming Spotlight Lectures:

  • Tuesday, August 4, 2020 (5 pm): Air Heritage
  • Tuesday, August 11, 2020 (5 pm): Fort Pitt Museum
  • Tuesday, August 18, 2020 (5 pm): Lincoln Highway Experience
  • Tuesday, August 25, 2020 (5 pm): Meadowcroft Rock Shelter & Historic Village
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2020 (7 pm): McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center
  • Tuesday, September 8, 2020 (7 pm): Pennsylvania Trolley Museum


Tuesday Jul 28, 2020
5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM
Sewickley Public Library    412-741-6920