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Updates!

Come visit us during our public hours! Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. School groups interested please call ahead to make a reservation. 412-421-1500.

Please consider a gift to this year’s Annual Friends Campaign through our secure online donation page so that we can continue teaching the powerful lessons of the Holocaust.

 

Upcoming Events

 

Thursday, August 24 at 6:00 pm at the Carnegie Museum of Art (4400 Forbes Ave)

No Longer Silenced  

Spend an evening with the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh and the Carnegie Museum of Art as we discuss local oral history collections, and what these collections can tell us about the larger story of Pittsburgh.  Particular focus will be given to the Teenie Harris Archive’s and the Holocaust Center’s oral history testimony collections.  Panel will consist of five local experts from academia, museums, and more. 

Event is free and open to the public.  Contact Christina Sahovey with questions: csahovey@hcpgh.org or 412-939-7289

 

Sunday, August 27, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm at the Holocaust Center (826 Hazelwood Ave)

Generations Open House

Calling all children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and other relatives of survivors.  Join us for an evening at the Holocaust Center to discuss the formation of our Legacy Group, hear about volunteer opportunities at the Holocaust Center, learn about how your can preserve your family’s legacy, and discover what resources are offered by the Holocaust Center and Jewish Family & Children’s Service. 

Event is free; open to all families of survivors.  REGISTER HERE!  Contact Christina Sahovey with questions: csahovey@hcpgh.org or 412-939-7289

 

Sunday, September 17 at 5:00 pm at the Holocaust Center (826 Hazelwood Ave)

Butterfly Project Exhibit Opening & Reception

Come to the Holocaust Center for the opening of The Butterfly Project Pittsburgh exhibit!  The Butterfly Project is a San Diego-based international organization which aims to paint 1.5 million ceramic butterflies – one for each of the 1.5 million children lost in the Holocaust.  Sponsored by The Lipsman Family Endowment Fund in memory of Charles and Hilda Lipsman, and with support from the Pittsburgh Foundation, the Butterfly Project exhibit is the culmination of a year of painting butterflies around Pittsburgh. The painted butterflies will be incorporated into two original art installations.  Be the first to see this colorful and uplifting exhibit!

This family-friendly event is open to the public, with a recommended donation of $5. REGISTER HERE!

Contact Christina Sahovey with any questions (csahovey@hcpgh.org or 412-939-7289)