Arts + Culture

Half Full, Half Empty: Prohibition Glassware

May 22, 2018 - May 22, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Heinz History Center
1212 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, Pa 15222

Ever wonder why a cocktail glass is shaped that way? How did Pittsburgh glass makers stay afloat during Prohibition? What cocktails came about during the Prohibition era? Join curators from the Heinz History Center and local community glass experts for a deep dive into Prohibition-era glassware. Learn and imbibe as glass experts share their knowledge and Red Pump Spirits of Washington, Pa. serves up samples. Attendees will receive a complimentary specialty cocktail and admission to all History Center exhibitions, including American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition and Glass: Shattering Notions. Tickets are $15 and advance registration is encouraged.

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