Education

The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh offers several educational resources to the community, including:

  • A gallery space with permanent and temporary art exhibitions and historic artifacts that is free and open to the public MWF 10-2 and by appointment with school groups;
  • Events in locations throughout the city with various community partners;
  • The CHUTZ-POW! comic book series, which helps educators share lessons of the Holocaust
  • The Bar and Bat Mitzvah Twinning program, which pairs Bar and Bat Mitzvah with a child survivors or victims of the Holocaust to honor those who were unable to have their own Bar/Bat Mitzvah;
  • Teacher training for educators to learn how to educate about the Holocaust in their classrooms and communities;
  • Field trip sponsorships for eligible schools;
  • Community competitions including the Waldman International Arts and Writing Competition and Holocaust Educator of the Year Award
  • Reference services for our collection of 3000 books;
  • Free speaking engagements with local Holocaust survivors, educators, and/or volunteers;
  • Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh publications available to order.
  • Internship/Volunteer opportunities

If you have any questions about educational opportunities with the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, please contact Shannon Phillips-Shyrock at 412-939-7288 or sphillips-shyrock@hcpgh.org.