If you have any questions about our upcoming events, please contact Christina Sahovey at or 412-939-7289.

The Butterfly Project at Allegheny County Libraries

June 15-August 8, Various Locations

This summer, the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh is partnering with the Allegheny County Library Association to offer painting sessions for the Butterfly Project at libraries around the county. The Butterfly Project is a San Diego-based initiative that has set out to paint one ceramic butterfly for each of the 1.5 million children killed in the Holocaust, and we are working to add to the count. Learn more and see painting dates/locations.

Summer Teacher’s Institute

Monday-Friday, July 16-20, Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh (826 Hazelwood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217)

Our annual, week-long seminar addresses a variety of topics to help educators gain the knowledge to teach about the Holocaust more effectively. We bring in experts from around the country to share the latest research and tools with participating educators. Registration $200 for the full week; scholarship rates are available.  Learn more and register!

Americans and the Holocaust: A Talk with Rebecca Erbelding

Tuesday, July 17, Heinz History Center (1212 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222)

Rebecca is an expert on American responses to the Holocaust and the War Refugee Board. She has worked at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as an archivist, curator, and exhibition research historian for the past fourteen years. Tickets are $10 + eventbrite fees, free for survivors and students with valid ID.  Learn more and register!