HEINZ HISTORY CENTER DINNER
Hosted by Registered attendees only; $60 ticket required
Presention: Reflections on Peter Safar PITT Neurotrauma Family Tree (7:00-7:30)
Visit Museum Exhibits / Networking (7:30-10:00)
Movie Screening & Discussion: Freedom House (showing: 8:30-9:30; discussion 9:30-10:00)
Devoted to the history and heritage of Western Pennsylvania, the Heinz History Center is Pennsylvania’s largest history museum and a proud affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. Join your colleagues for an evening at the museum, starting with a brief presentation on the Reflections on Peter Safar PITT Neurotrauma Family Tree, followed by a buffet dinner and viewing of current exhibits including Mr. Rogers' neighborhood, the history of Heinz 57 ketchup and over 250 other notable Pittsburgh inventions. Take a selfie on the vintage trolley or in front of the Wells Fargo stagecoach, retrace the steps of the Lewis & Clark expedition through the eyes of a famlily, or explore Shattering Notions, which traces the history of Pittsburgh as the center of the nation’s glass industry. Then join us for a special screening of the movie Freedom House, with special invited guest and filmmaker, Gene Starzinski, followed a post-movie discussion.
Pour on the excitement for 145 years of Heinz innovations as part of the History Center’s newest exhibition.
Visit the Special Collections Gallery to see original set pieces and exclusive artifacts from “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.”
From the Ferris Wheel to the Big Mac, celebrate 250 years of Pittsburgh innovations.