Events

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

Diary of Anne Frank at Prime Stage Theatre

May 4-13, New Hazlett Theatre (6 Allegheny Square E, Pittsburgh, PA 15212)

The production of this timeless classic brings to life the spirit of a young girl, Anne Frank, as she voices her belief in a world caught up in conflict, prejudice, and confinement. “In spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart.” Prime Stage honors Holocaust survivors, Righteous Gentiles, Rescuers and their families. Directed by Richard Keitel. Several performances are available and tickets range in price from $10-$25.  Learn more and register!

Generations Speaker Series: Paul and James Guggenheimer

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 6:30 pm, Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh (826 Hazelwood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217)

The Generations Speaker Series continues with local actor and radio personality Paul Guggenheimer speaking alongside his father, Dr. James Guggenheimer. Dr. Guggenheimer, a Professor at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Dental Medicine, will speak about his experience as a child refugee. This event is free and open to the public, and will also be livestreamed. Register now!

Elizabeth Rosner at Pittsburgh Art and Lectures

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 7:00 pm, Carnegie Library Lecture Hall (4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15213)

The Holocaust Center is a presenting partner of this installment of the Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures series. Award-winning novelist, poet, and essayist Elizabeth Rosner explores intergenerational trauma and memory in her critically acclaimed new book Survivor Café: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory. The daughter of Holocaust survivors, Rosner explores the echoes of similar legacies among descendants of African American slaves, descendants of Cambodian survivors of the Killing Fields, descendants of survivors of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the effects of 9/11 on the general population. Tickets are $10.  Learn more and register!

Generations Speaker Series: Lynne Ravas and Alison Brown Karabin

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 7:00 pm, Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh (826 Hazelwood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217)

For the fourth talk in our ongoing Generations Speaker Series, Lynne will share one child’s experience in a Jewish orphanage in Germany during Kristallnacht. Alison will tell the story of her Grandmother’s survival in Auschwitz-Birkenau and the Volary death march. This event is free and open to the public, and will also be livestreamed. Register now!

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!