Cryptids are legendary creatures unsubstantiated by science. They are also the subject of a new interactive outdoor exhibition on the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and MuseumLab campus. “The Cryptid Critter Crawl” and its eight interactive installations created by Pittsburgh artist Owen Lowery. Each sculpture includes the cryptid’s back story, geographic origin, legend and a fun […]
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PearlArts and Kelly Strayhorn Theater have collaborated to reactivate The Alloy School with the second round of dance classes beginning May 1 at The Alloy School, a dance education program for children and families. Registration is open now at kelly-strayhorn.org for Pay What Makes You Happy rates! All classes are held on Saturdays and will […]
The 35th annual EQT Children’s Theater Festival continues its interactive fun in a virtual direction this year with the usual lineup of cool theater performances from around the world. Each show is chosen for specific age groups, from “We Cover the Universe” for 3-year-olds through “MacHomer” for tweens and teens. Tickets are $15 per device. Free workshops and activities will […]
Remake Learning Days Across America (RLDAA) returns this spring in 17+ regions including Pittsburgh, with family-friendly learning events designed to engage caregivers, parents and kids around the country. Launched in Pittsburgh in 2016, RLDAA is a festival of events celebrating learning innovation that will be hosted in person and virtually between April 22 – May […]
We’re proud to present Starshine!, a unique theater experience developed by Jumping Jack Theater specifically for children (grades K-5) and families with sensory sensitivities. Take a sensory enriched journey through the galaxy. Cozy up in the magic of the sky as you gaze at constellations, dance with asteroids, hear the soothing sounds of space, and even […]
Do you love to rock out? Come down to Sugar Plum and become a Rockstar for the day! We will have Rockstar tutu’s, sparkly manicures and hairdos for girls and temporary tattoos and hair color spray for boys! Register now and reserve your spot. Please make us aware of any allergies we can accommodate. Only […]
FREE EVENT! Experience history in real life as you visit with costumed interpreters, musicians and Colonial Craftsmen in our small pioneer village. All of the buildings will be staffed by our wonderful costumed interpreters. Visit with craftsmen around the grounds and see what they have for sale. Throughout the Museum grounds, you can visit the […]
The Depreciation Lands Museum celebrates Friendship Day with free admission on May 16. The pioneer village will be populated with costumed interpreters who will demonstrate daily life in the 18th century. Browse through the site's collection of wares sold by Colonial craftspeople. Can’t make it this weekend? The museum is open every Sunday through October.
As a touchstone to Pittsburgh’s early history, the Oliver Miller Homestead in South Park is opening its season with a look at 18th-century fashion. It’s hard for kids today to imagine the frontier practice of making wool and linen that would be cut and sewn into clothing. The demonstrations and activities include a fashion show of attire […]
As a touchstone to Pittsburgh’s early history, the Oliver Miller Homestead opens its season on May 16 with a look at 18th-century fashion. It’s hard for kids today to imagine the frontier practice of making wool and linen that would be cut and sewn into clothing. The demonstrations and activities include a fashion show of clothing for […]