Children's Museum

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2011-2017 Press Releases


9/28/17  Makers Selected for Maker Faire Pittsburgh on October 14 & 15 

8/30/17   2017 Tough Art Exhibit Opens at Children's Museum Pittsburgh

7/7/17     Exciting Plans Underway for Maker Faire Pittsburgh 2017

6/12/17   Groundbreaking Framework and Free Online Training Available for Creating Makerspaces in Museums and Libraries

5/02/17    Pittsburgh Schools Begin Crowdfunding Campaigns for Making Spaces

5/01/17    Hands-on Harley Davidson Opens at the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh 

4/17/17    Children's Museum & The Eric Carle Museum Announce Traveling Exhibition Inspired by Mo Willems

3/31/17    Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh One of the Nation’s Ten Best Museums for Families

3/6/17      Ten Pittsburgh Area Schools Selected for Making Spaces Initiative

3/01/17    Measurement Rules Opens March 11 at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh

1/25/17    Herve Tullet’s Art Explosion Debuts in Pittsburgh


9/28/16    200+ Makers Selected for October 15 & 16 Maker Faire Pittsburgh 2016

9/13/16    Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and Maker Ed Announce Sites to Support Making in Schools Nationwide

7/17/16    Pittsburgh Embraces Maker Faire; 100 Makers Answer Round 1 Call

6/17/16    Google Provides $1 Million to Support Making Coast to Coast with Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and Maker Ed

2/03/16    Children's Museum to honor Joanne Rogers with its 2016 Great Friend of Children award


10/16/15  Seven Pittsburgh Schools Raise More Than $107,000

9/21/15   Maker Faire Pittsburgh 2015 

9/11/15   Maker Faire Pittsburgh Announces 200+ Makers for October 10 -11 Event

8/27/15   Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh receives funding to launch West Virginia Maker Network Initiative

8/25/15   Plans for Maker Faire Pittsburgh Continue to Grow;  Tickets Now on Sale

7/22/15   Pittsburgh Embraces Maker Faire! 

7/14/15  Families Visit Children's Museum in Record Numbers

6/18/15  10 Pittsburgh Schools Chosen for Kickstarting Making in Schools

6/15/15  Call for Makers Now Open for Maker Faire Pittsburgh

3/10/15  Very Eric Carle Exhibit Premieres at Children's Museum in June 2015

1/9/15   Children's Museum Increases Accessibility with Museums For All


10/30/14 Children's Museum Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Expansion

10/16/14 HalloWeek Begins October 24

10/7/14  BOUNCE Exhibit Opens October 11

9/18/14  Children's Museum Receives IMLS Funding

5/9/14   IMLS & Children's Museum Partner on Makerspaces Project


8/5/13   Mini Maker Faire Selects Makers for Aug. 18 Event

6/13/13  Museum Celebrates 30th Birthday on June 22

5/20/13  Children's Museum Joins Wonder Collective

5/17/13  Magnetic Museums Book Released, Children's Museum Featured

4/26/13  InterActivity Conference Convenes in Pittsburgh on April 30

4/11/13  Redesigned Waterplay Exhibit Opens with a Splash on April 27

3/12/13  Children's Museum Deputy Director Chris Seifert Receives Noyce Fellowship


12/17/12 Children's Museum Elects Members to Board of Directors

10/19/12 Oct. 22 Marks First Anniversary of MAKEHSOP

10/11/12 Museum Welcomes New Board Officers 

9/21/12   Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire to Gather Makers for 2nd Year

9/20/12   Children's Museum of Pittsburgh Receives IMLS National Leadership Grant

9/4/12     Annual Day of Caring (and Cleaning)

8/24/12   Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire Selects 2012 Makers

8/20/12   Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Sneak Preview Party 

7/12/12    Cook It! in new Buhl Commmunity Park

7/10/12    SLB Radio Announces 2012 Solar Concert Series

6/19/12     Buhl Community Park to Open June 23

6/12/12    Children's Museum Launches New Website

05/16/12    Get Sneak Peek of Cloud Making Sculpture

05/15/12    Railroad Underpass Gets New Art Installation

05/10/12    Grand Opening of New Outdoor Classroom

05/07/12    Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Children's Museum

04/16/12    8th Annual Kindergarten…Here I Come Celebration

04/13/12    Children’s Citizenship Naturalization Ceremony at Children’s Museum 

02/02/12    Children’s Museum  Hosts Annual Healthy Smiles Day


11/07/11    12th Annual Mister Rogers Sweater Drive Kick-off

10/29/11    How People Make Things Returns to Museum

10/23/11    Children’s Museum to Host Region’s First Mini Maker Faire 

08/24/11   Breaking Ground to Revitalize North Side Park