Virtual Programs

Media Lab Virtual Programs

We are pleased to be able to offer several of our Media Lab programs for virtual participation this Winter!

Youth age 12 and up who are NOT in regular afterschool membership but who would like to participate in one of these classes may do so through Zoom. Kits with materials for the class will be made available for pickup at Sarah Heinz House during regular business hours following your registration.

All classes are $45.

Programs will run weekly from January 4th-March 11th 2021.

Have questions? Please contact Director of STEAM Programs and Storytelling Kyle Glaser at

Those who are in Afterschool Membership but would like to participate remotely should contact Kyle Glaser and NOT sign up through this link.

The classes available are:

Advanced Comic Book Lab w/ Toonseum

Mondays, 6:00-7:00 pm

Join Professional Comics Artist Marcel Walker and other Toonseum artists and pros as we learn advanced techniques in the comic book art form and create your own amazing comics art! This class is only for youth with prior experience in figure drawing or who have previously taken a Comics Art class from SHH/Toonseum.

Dungeon Master Lab

Thursdays, 7-8pm

Mr. Dean Focareta, professional actor and Game Master extraordinaire, teaches participants how to run a game of tabletop roleplaying through the classic Dungeons and Dragons game engine. Create amazing adventures for your players, imagine new worlds, and master the complex gameplay of D&D!

XR Lab

Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 pm

Taught by Public Studio founder and Pittsburgh education-leader Heather Mallak, members will explore augmented and virtual reality through tools like CoSpaces! Participants should have a smartphone or other mobile device to fully participate.

Winter programs are now closed. Check back in March 2021 for info on our Spring offerings!