The 1926 film “The Johnstown Flood” is a major achievement of the silent film era – and now, a newly-restored version of the film will have its premiere in Johnstown as part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Johnstown …Read More
On Monday, Mar. 6, Patty Carnevali returned to JAHA as chief operating officer! She has a wealth of experience and knowledge in the cultural non-profit world, and about our organization in particular. Patty first got to know JAHA as a …Read More
JAHA welcomes the new board members and officers who were elected at our November 10 annual meeting.
Joining the JAHA board for three-year terms are Patty Carnevali, Alan Cashaw, Sean McCool, Jesper Nielsen, Ernie Petersen, Dan Solomon, and Mike Tedesco.
Officers elected …Read More
Today JAHA announced that it has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums …Read More
UPDATE: As of Nov. 4, 2022, we are halfway to our goal of $30,000! Please consider a generous donation today.
The Stone Bridge lights are now fully repaired and shining brightly for three hours every evening, and the Stone Bridge Project …Read More
by Richard Burkert, JAHA president and CEO
I note with sadness the recent passing of David McCullough, whose book and career have greatly influenced the Johnstown community, my career and life.
Before I interviewed for the position of executive director of the …Read More
Lee Initiatives Health & Wellness Endowment has stepped forward with a $20,000 gift toward the replacement of the concrete floor to the ramp outside the Heritage Discovery Center! JAHA is asking your help to raise the remaining amount and finish …Read More
A deal to add a second daily round-trip passenger train through Johnstown was announced this week! The rail lines in Johnstown and Portage will be upgraded to make it possible for freight and passenger trains to switch tracks quickly and …Read More
On May 31, Fox Weather was in Johnstown to do live stories on the Johnstown flood every hour, all morning! Reporter Katie Byrne talked with Shelley Johansson, Dave Casker, and Richard Burkert. A packaged story was also provided to Fox …Read More
JAHA is delighted to announce that the Johnstown Flood Museum and Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum will soon be open seven days a week for the visitor season!Read More