Opens Saturday, Sept. 22

Get ready to enter a space all about emotions in XOXO: An Exhibit About Love & Forgiveness. Kids will play, act silly and explore powerful feelings and the effects they have on themselves and others.

Hands-On Activities

  • Release the negative by drawing or writing down what makes them angry or sad and crank it through a paper shredder
  • Illuminate a message about love by holding hands
  • Work together to balance on a bubble seesaw or connect an infinite puzzle
  • Explore facial expressions and build with empathy blocks
  • Hug a soft sculpture that responds with a comforting sound

Exhibit Details

  • Open Sept. 22, 2018 through Jan. 6, 2019
  • Included with admission — no extra fee
  • Located in the 4th Floor Special Exhibit Gallery

Member Perk Alert!

  • Members-Only Sneak Peek: Friday, Sept. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. The museum is open for play Friday, Sept. 21, until 8 p.m. Only museum members can get into the XOXO exhibit for a sneak peek. No reservations required.
  • Members-Only Night: Sunday, Sept. 23, from 5 to 8 p.m. Members get exclusive access to the entire museum including the XOXO exhibit. Family yoga and therapy dogs will be onsite. Space is limited. Reserve your spot today.

“EVERYONE LONGS TO BE LOVED. AND THE GREATEST THING WE CAN DO IS LET PEOPLE KNOW THAT THEY ARE LOVED AND CAPABLE OF LOVING.”

– Fred Rogers

Locally presented by New Horizon Academy.
XOXO: An Exhibit about Love & Forgiveness was created by the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh with support from the Fetzer Institute.

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