Opening Weekend
Apr
27
9:30 AM09:30

Opening Weekend

Explore all new exhibits including Studio Lab, Make Lab and Tech Lab, plus a day of performances including dance, drumming, slack line walking, music and more.

  • RIBBON CUTTING - 9:30 AM
    Help us get things started as we make it official and open Museum Lab. MANCHESTER ACADEMIC CHARTER SCHOOL STEP TEAM will add to the excitement!

  • MUSEUM LAB OPENS - 10:00 AM

  • MANCHESTER ACADEMIC CHARTER SCHOOL STEP TEAM performs - Noon

  • Enjoy the sounds of THE ELECTRIC ARMY, a five-piece group of highly-trained time-traveling killer robots that performs rock from every era mixed in with a few rad originals - 1:00 - 1:30 PM

  • Take your skills to new heights with the STEEL CITY SLACKERS. Watch and learn the fundamentals of slacklining - walking on a slack rope - for all levels - 12:30 - 3:30 PM

  • Come be O’Mazed by the magic, mishaps, and multitudinous manipulations of O'RYAN THE O’MAZING. Try your hand at gravity-defying juggling and show-stopping tricks - 12:30 - 2:30 PM

  • Enjoy the musical mixing of Pittsburgh’s very own DJ SHOE and stop by for tips, tricks and inspiration on creating music of your own - 1:00 - 4:00 PM

  • See a performance by THE KRUNK MOVEMENT, a group of youth that use hip hop to communicate messages to peers about mental and physical health - 2:00 - 2:30 PM

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Opening Weekend
Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

Opening Weekend

Explore all new exhibits including Studio Lab, Make Lab and Tech Lab, plus a day of performances including dance, drumming, slack line walking, music and more.

  • MUSEUM LAB OPENS - 10:00 AM

  • Take your skills to new heights with the STEEL CITY SLACKERS. Watch and learn the fundamentals of slacklining - walking on a slack rope - for all levels - 12:30 - 3:30 PM

  • Come be O’Mazed by the magic, mishaps, and multitudinous manipulations of O'RYAN THE O’MAZING. Try your hand at gravity-defying juggling and show-stopping tricks - 12:30 - 2:30 PM

  • Enjoy the sounds of THE ELECTRIC ARMY, a five-piece group of highly-trained time-traveling killer robots that performs rock from every era mixed in with a few rad originals - 1:00 - 1:30

  • Tap into your star quality and learn about story creation and performance with experienced stage and screen pro TIM HARTMAN - 1:30 & 3:00 pm

  • Enjoy the musical mixing of Pittsburgh’s very own DJ SHOE and stop by for tips, tricks and inspiration on creating your own music - 1:00 - 4:00 PM

  • See a performance by THE KRUNK MOVEMENT, a group of youth that use hip hop to communicate messages to peers about mental and physical health - 2:00 - 2:30

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F.I.N.E. Art Resident Asaf Elkalai
May
2
3:00 PM15:00

F.I.N.E. Art Resident Asaf Elkalai

Join F.I.N.E. Artist in residence, Asaf Elkalai, in Make Lab to explore photographic processes that don’t require a camera. Make your own photos to take home with you.

Asaf Elkalai teaches at Ashdod museum and works as a Social Projects Coordinator and Educational Studies Coordinator at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. His works range from photography to sculpture to installations has been widely exhibited internationally.

This activity is designed for ages 10+ and is free with Museum admission.
Registration required and space is limited. Register here.

This program is brought to you in partnership with Classrooms Without Borders. This residency has been supported by the Fine Foundation since 2009. Thank you!

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Hot Metal Happening with Rivers of Steel
May
4
2:00 PM14:00

Hot Metal Happening with Rivers of Steel

Join Rivers of Steel to learn how to use a Scratch mold, a customizable sand mold, to create a solid aluminum piece that you design and take home with you!

This activity is designed for ages 10+ and is weather permitting.
Free with Museum Admission. Registration is required and space is limited. Register here.

This program is supported by the Fine Foundation. Thank you!

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From Israel to Pittsburgh: A Reception with Israeli Artist Asaf Elkalai
May
5
5:00 PM17:00

From Israel to Pittsburgh: A Reception with Israeli Artist Asaf Elkalai

Meet and talk with Asaf; mingle with other artists and art supporters; food & complimentary beverage; silk screen a bag to take home.

Asaf Elkalai teaches at Ashdod museum and works as a Social Projects Coordinator and Educational Studies Coordinator at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. His works range from photography to sculpture to installations has been widely exhibited internationally.

This event is for ages 21+. Admission is $10. Register here.

From Israel to Pittsburgh is a collaboration between the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and Classrooms Without Borders to bring Asaf Elkalai to Pittsburgh with generous support from the Fine Foundation.

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F.I.N.E. Art Resident Asaf Elkalai
May
8
3:00 PM15:00

F.I.N.E. Art Resident Asaf Elkalai

Join F.I.N.E. Artist in residence, Asaf Elkalai, in Make Lab to explore photographic processes that don’t require a camera. Make your own photos to take home with you.

Asaf Elkalai teaches at Ashdod museum and works as a Social Projects Coordinator and Educational Studies Coordinator at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. His works range from photography to sculpture to installations has been widely exhibited internationally.

This activity is designed for ages 10+ and is free with Museum admission.
Registration required and space is limited. Register here.

This program is brought to you in partnership with Classrooms Without Borders. This residency has been supported by the Fine Foundation since 2009. Thank you!

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F.I.N.E. Art Resident Asaf Elkalai
May
10
3:00 PM15:00

F.I.N.E. Art Resident Asaf Elkalai

Join F.I.N.E. Artist in residence, Asaf Elkalai, in Make Lab to explore photographic processes that don’t require a camera. Make your own photos to take home with you.

Asaf Elkalai teaches at Ashdod museum and works as a Social Projects Coordinator and Educational Studies Coordinator at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. His works range from photography to sculpture to installations has been widely exhibited internationally.

This activity is designed for ages 10+ and is free with Museum admission.
Registration required and space is limited. Register here.

This program is brought to you in partnership with Classrooms Without Borders. This residency has been supported by the Fine Foundation since 2009. Thank you!

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F.I.N.E. Art Resident Asaf Elkalai
May
11
1:00 PM13:00

F.I.N.E. Art Resident Asaf Elkalai

Join F.I.N.E. Artist in residence, Asaf Elkalai, in Make Lab to explore photographic processes that don’t require a camera. Make your own photos to take home with you.

Asaf Elkalai teaches at Ashdod museum and works as a Social Projects Coordinator and Educational Studies Coordinator at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. His works range from photography to sculpture to installations has been widely exhibited internationally.

This activity is designed for ages 10+ and is free with Museum admission.
Registration required and space is limited. Register here.

This program is brought to you in partnership with Classrooms Without Borders. This residency has been supported by the Fine Foundation since 2009. Thank you!

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F.I.N.E. Art Resident Asaf Elkalai
May
13
1:00 PM13:00

F.I.N.E. Art Resident Asaf Elkalai

Join F.I.N.E. Artist in residence, Asaf Elkalai, in Make Lab to explore photographic processes that don’t require a camera. Make your own photos to take home with you.

Asaf Elkalai teaches at Ashdod museum and works as a Social Projects Coordinator and Educational Studies Coordinator at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. His works range from photography to sculpture to installations has been widely exhibited internationally.

This activity is designed for ages 10+ and is free with Museum admission.
Registration required and space is limited. Register here.

This program is brought to you in partnership with Classrooms Without Borders. This residency has been supported by the Fine Foundation since 2009. Thank you!

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educator open house
May
14
5:00 PM17:00

educator open house

Educators from both formal and informal settings are invited to see and experience Museum Lab – a new museum for older children (ages 10 and up) created by Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. See the amazing transformation of the former Free Library of Pittsburgh, work with Museum artists and makers on exciting special projects, and learn about professional development opportunities. Light refreshments will be provided.

Click here to register.

Part of Remake Learning Days 2019.

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F.I.N.E. Art Resident Asaf Elkalai
May
15
3:00 PM15:00

F.I.N.E. Art Resident Asaf Elkalai

Join F.I.N.E. Artist in residence, Asaf Elkalai, in Make Lab to explore photographic processes that don’t require a camera. Make your own photos to take home with you.

Asaf Elkalai teaches at Ashdod museum and works as a Social Projects Coordinator and Educational Studies Coordinator at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. His works range from photography to sculpture to installations has been widely exhibited internationally.

This activity is designed for ages 10+ and is free with Museum admission.
Registration required and space is limited. Register here.

This program is brought to you in partnership with Classrooms Without Borders. This residency has been supported by the Fine Foundation since 2009. Thank you!

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F.I.N.E. Art Resident Asaf Elkalai
May
17
1:00 PM13:00

F.I.N.E. Art Resident Asaf Elkalai

Join F.I.N.E. Artist in residence, Asaf Elkalai, in Make Lab to explore photographic processes that don’t require a camera. Make your own photos to take home with you.

Asaf Elkalai teaches at Ashdod museum and works as a Social Projects Coordinator and Educational Studies Coordinator at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. His works range from photography to sculpture to installations has been widely exhibited internationally.

This activity is designed for ages 10+ and is free with Museum admission.
Registration required and space is limited. Register here.

This program is brought to you in partnership with Classrooms Without Borders. This residency has been supported by the Fine Foundation since 2009. Thank you!

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F.I.N.E. Art Resident Asaf Elkalai
May
17
3:00 PM15:00

F.I.N.E. Art Resident Asaf Elkalai

Join F.I.N.E. Artist in residence, Asaf Elkalai, in Make Lab to explore photographic processes that don’t require a camera. Make your own photos to take home with you.

Asaf Elkalai teaches at Ashdod museum and works as a Social Projects Coordinator and Educational Studies Coordinator at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. His works range from photography to sculpture to installations has been widely exhibited internationally.

This activity is designed for ages 10+ and is free with Museum admission.
Registration required and space is limited. Register here.

This program is brought to you in partnership with Classrooms Without Borders. This residency has been supported by the Fine Foundation since 2009. Thank you!

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Show and Sell: Young Makers from EdCorps
May
19
2:00 PM14:00

Show and Sell: Young Makers from EdCorps

Come see K-12 Students from the region who are making and selling in the Grable Gallery at Museum Lab. Through the EdCorps platform by Real World Scholars, students engage in a real-world entrepreneurial process that allows them to ship their ideas and talents into the world while engaging in work that matters. Listen to our young entrepreneurs as they tell you about their business-building journey and show their products. Funds are used to build their businesses or donate to causes the students care about.

Free with Museum Lab admission.

Part of Remake Learning Days 2019.

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Member Preview
Apr
24
4:00 PM16:00

Member Preview

All member families are invited to explore the Museum Lab’s new exhibits and activities for kids 10 and up in Studio Lab, Make Lab and Tech Lab, plus work with artists and makers to experience everything Museum Lab has to offer! Light snacks will be provided.

All Museum Memberships include both the Children's Museum and Museum Lab, so there is something for every family member to enjoy at no additional cost!

Click here to RSVP.

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