Children's Museum

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Kidsburgh: 'MuseumLab' Makes Pittsburgh Home to Largest Cultural Campus For Kids, KDKA, 6/26/2019

Grand Opening Weekend At Museum Lab Proves Fun For All Ages, The Northside Chronicle, 5/2/2019

New Museum Lab At Children's Museum Provides Space For Budding Technologists To Play, 90.5 WESA, 4/30/2019

Children's Museum Opens Museum Lab, For Older Kids, In Renovated Historic Library, 90.5 WESA, 4/25/2019

Children's Museum adds Museum Lab aimed at older kids, Trib Live, 4/25/2019

Museum Lab: An exciting new destination for the clever and curious, Pittsburgh Parent, 4/15/2019

With Museum Lab, Children's Museum creates largest cultural campus for kids in the nation, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 4/4/2019 

BofA gives $1M to this Pittsburgh museum, Pittsburgh Business Times, 3/27/2019

Meet the 5 remarkable women behind Museum Lab, NEXT Pittsburgh, 3/6/2019

A discovery at the Children's Museum after tearing out plaster, Pittsburgh Business Times, 2/5/2019

Historic archway found at Children's Museum Lab highlights 'thrilling' discovery. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2/5/19

Check out photos of the unexpected architectural treasures discovered at the new Museum Lab, NEXT Pittsburgh, 2/4/2019


XOXO mobile experience from Children’s Museum is helping Pittsburgh heal, NextPittsburgh, 12/12/18

Rube Goldberg’s zany chain-reaction machines come to life in new exhibit, Kidsburgh, 10/16/18

Well Into Expansion, Children's Museum Of Pittsburgh Still Calls To Kids Of All Ages, 90.5 WESA, 10/15/2018

Children’s Museum exhibit peeks into wacky world of Rube Goldberg, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 10/11/18

Rube Fest puts the fun in failing at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, NEXT Pittsburgh, 10/9/18

Children's Museum Expands Into Former NS Library With MuseumLab, Northside Chronicle, 9/25/18

Children's Museum Unveils Details Of New Museum Lab, KDKA, 9/24/18

Innovative Museum Lab aims to put new twist on education, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 9/21/18

Children's Museum $18.5 million expansion almost complete, Trib Live, 9/21/18

Children's Museum begins final phase of construction on museumlab, NEXT Pittsburgh, 9/9/18

`The Pigeon Comes to Pittsburgh': Children's Museum exhibit features Mo Willems, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2/16/2018

`Pigeon Comes to Pittsburgh' Exhibit Opens at Children's Museum, Pittsburgh Today Live, 2/16/2018

Mo Willems' books come alive as Pittsburgh Children's Museum premiers new exhibit, Trib Live, 2/14/2018

Opening celebration for The Pigeon Comes to Pittsburgh! A Mo Willems ExhibitNext Pittsburgh, 1/13/2018

Children's Museum hosts 'Saturday Light Brigade' program for MLK Day, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 1/16/2018

Kidsburgh: Pittsburgh's Best "Makerspaces" for Kids, KDKA News, 01/10/2018

'Don't let' your kids miss Mo Willems' exhibit at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, Trib Live, 01/03/2018

Author of 'Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!' to Pittsburgh Children's Museum, 90.5 WESA, 01/01/2018

Developing Young Minds, Pittsburgh Quarterly, Winter 2018


Kidsburgh: Holiday Free Day at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, NEXT Pittsburgh, 12/19/2017

Fired Up, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 10/14/2017

Circus Arts, a Robot Petting Zoo, and a Fire-Breathing Dragon Meet at Maker Faire Pittsburgh, MAKE Zine, 10/12/2017

Maker Faire Pittsburgh: The greatest show (and tell) on earth, Kidsburgh, 10/9/2017

Maker Faire Pittsburgh offers free admission, NextPittsburgh, 10/9/2017

Play hard kids! This 'Tough Art' museum exhibit can take it, Kidsburgh, 09/13/2017

Pittsburgh Was 'Beyond Excited' for the Much-Anticipated Solar Eclipse, 90.5 WESA, 08/21/2017

Renovations at old Carnegie Library Uncover Lost Works of Art, KDKA News, 07/25/17

5 Portraits Uncovered at old Carnegie Library, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 07/25/17

Maker Faire Pittsburgh puts out call for creators, Trib Live, 07/11/2017

Storytime: A Classic Library Service Boosts Literacy and More, Studies Show, School Library Journal, 07/03/2017

Splashdown: 13 hot spots where Pittsburgh kids can cool off for free, Kidsburgh, 06/28/2017

Pittsburgh researchers at the Children’s Museum develop national Making + Learning guide, Kidsburgh, 06/21/2017

Kidsburgh: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh hosts Summer Free Day and Allegheny SolarFest, Kidsburgh, 06/19/2017

Groundbreaking Framework and Free Online Training Available for Creating Makerspaces in Museums and Libraries, Public, 06/12/2017

Allegheny Health Network, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh Kick Off ‘Northside Neighbor Days’, Public, 06/09/2017

Great Night Gala raises funds for the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 06/05/2017

Children's Museum Hosts Harley Davidson Themed Gala, Trib Live, 06/05/2017

Makers Movement Changes the Educational Landscape, U.S. News, 05/22/2017

Children’s Museum NEW Exhibit: Hands-On Harley Davidson, Play Pittsburgh, 05/20/2017

Children’s Museum Unveils Hands-On Harley-Davidson Exhibit, KDKA-TV, 05/19/2017

Kidsburgh Hero: Bidding good-bye to Miss Yvonne from the Children’s Museum, Kidsburgh, 05/18/2017

Mo Willems Exhibit Debuts at the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh in 2018, Fine Book & Collections, 04/27/2017

A Children’s Museum exhibit teaches kids about the Cold War, Pittsburgh Paper, 04/12/2017

Pittsburgh is a city with a big art (scene), The Washington Post, 04/12/2017

Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Lightning-struck Allegheny Carnegie Library could be ready to reopen as part of Children's Museum in 2018, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 04/10/2017

3 Pa. museums named best in the US for families, PA Penn Live, 04/10/2017

Never Grow Up—and have a blast—at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, NEXT Pittsburgh, 04/01/2017

Children's Museum celebrates Mister Rogers' birthday with free admission, WTAE-TV, 03/20/2017

Five things to know today, and Penn Avenue Fish scouting for new location, Pittsburgh Business Times, 03/08/2017

10 Area Schools Selected For National Education Program, Pittsburgh Magazine, 03/08/2017

10 Best Museums for FamiliesUSA Today 10 Best Erie, 02/25/2017

Pittsburgh lives up to new nickname, Kidsburgh, Go Erie, 02/19/2017

Hervé Tullet on the Move, Publisher's Weekly, 02/09/2017

King Day Celebration at Children’s Museum, Pittsburgh Courier, 01/17/2017


Kidsburgh: Hervé Tullet Workshops At Children’s Museum, KDKA-TV, 10/26/2016

Power Racing Series to get motors revving at Maker Faire, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 10/12/2016

Makerspaces Encourage Students to Innovate and Build Critical Thinking Skills, Ed Tech Magazine, 10/10/2016

Kidsburgh: Maker Faire Pittsburgh rolls out the fun on the Northside, NEXT Pittsburgh, 10/10/2016

Maker Faire Pittsburgh showcases DIY and new technologies, Trib Live, 10/09/2016

Maker Faire Pittsburgh 2016, ETrigg, 10/2017

Maker Faire brings creators to Pittsburgh once again, The Duquesne Duke, 09/20/2016

Watch These Buildings Ripple Gently in the Wind, Atlast Obscura, 09/14/2016

'Daniel Tiger' Exhibit Opens at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, LivingPGH, 10/06/2016

Maker spaces providing hands-on technology experience for area students, Observer Reporter, 08/20/2016

Pittsburgh summer concert series relies on sun's energy to run equipment, Trib Live, 08/10/2016

Google gives Children’s Museum $1M for maker spaces; Gregg Behr named Champion of Change, NEXT Pittsburgh, 06/20/2016

President Unveils New Initiatives During National Week of Making, The Journal, 06/20/2016

Google to give $1M to Children's Museum, World News, 06/20/2016

Google pledges $1 million for Children's Museum to develop "makerspaces", Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 06/17/2016

Step into author Eric Carle’s books at new library exhibit, Midland Reporter Telegram, 06/16/2016

Children's Museum event honors Joanne Rogers, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 06/13/2016

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh's Great Night Gala, Trib Live, 06/12/2016

Children's Museum brings 'Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood' to life, Trib Live, 06/10/2016

What will it take to achieve equity in education in Pittsburgh? Read about the NEXT salon., NEXT Pittsburgh, 06/07/2016

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood premieres in Pittsburgh, NEXT Pittsburgh, 06/06/2016

Author Eric Carle's world is brought to life at Creative Discovery Museum, Times Free Press, 05/25/2016

Summer Kids, 05/18/2016

The best summer camps for every kind of child, Kidsburgh, 02/29/2016

Tapescape 2.0 at Children's Museum, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 02/16/2016

Artist Creates “Packing Tape Playground” At Children’s Museum, KDKA-TV, 02/09/2016

Valentine’s For The Single, The Attached, and The Forever Alone, Local Pittsburgh, 02/04/2016

Top Family Adventures in Pittsburgh This February, NEXT Pittsburgh, 02/02/2016

Joanne Rogers on Fred Rogers’ legacy and her Great Friend of Children Award, NEXT Pittsburgh, 02/02/2016

Goin' to the Chapel – Or Not?, Pittsburgh Magazine, 02/2016

12 Things You Need To Do In Pittsburgh This February, Made in PGH, 02/2016

Teens discuss issues on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 01/19/2016