Pittsburgh IS Art!
Welcome to Pittsburgh, with pop culture at every turn and the place for art lovers everywhere. The Andy Warhol Museum, Carnegie Museum of Art, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh Glass Center and The Frick Art & Historical Center are just a handful of places to discover art from many different eras. Take a trip to the Countryside and explore the American Experience at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art—the only museum of American Art in Western Pennsylvania!
Carnegie Museum of Art presents Japan is the Key...through July 21. The exhibition features over 50 rarely-seen Japanese prints including traditional masterworks and highlights from Carnegie Museum of Natural History's collection of Japanese ivory figures of people, animals and gods.
Next up at The Andy Warhol Museum is the first solo exhibition of Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, S/HE iS HER/E, June 15-September 15. Two other exhibitions run simultaneously: Caldwell Linker: All Through the Night and Pittsburgh artist Nick Bubash: The Patron Saint of White Guys That Went Tribal and Other Works.
The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh's Museum of Contemporary Art, presents a site-specific installation by Chiharu Shiota, beginning July 13. The artist will fill the eight rooms in the museum's new building at 516 Sampsonia Way with webs of black yarn to evoke a sense of nostalgia, simultaneously attracting viewers while confronting them with painful memories and difficult emotions.
The Pittsburgh Glass Center presents Lifeforms by Various Artists, July 5-Nov 17. The exhibition is inspired by the Rudolf and Leopold Blaschka glass biological models made in the 19th and 20th centuries for the Harvard University's Botanical Museum.
The Frick Art & Historical Center presents A Kind of Alchemy: Medieval Persian Ceramics, through June 16. This exhibition provides a beautiful and fascinating look at the diversity of ceramics made in ancient Persia (present-day Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan).
The art collection inside the Westmoreland Museum of American Art rivals the finest in the nation, featuring a world-class collection of paintings, sculpture and more.
Continue your connection to art on the stage with one-of-a-kind performances by hundreds of arts groups in the region.
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What was once a shoeshine shop is now 3G Gallery - a collection of art and handmade jewelry located inside the concourse behind the Westin Convention ...more information
707 & 709 Penn Gallery exhibits the work of regional artists and is free and open to the public. M-Tu, Closed; W-Th, 11-6; F-S, 11-8, Su, 11-5....more information
Named for Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright and Pittsburgh native August Wilson, the August Wilson Center for African American Culture ...more information
The museum showcases unique music boxes and automatic musical instruments in a 19,000 square foot mansion featuring hidden doors and secret passages w...more information
Carnegie Museum of Art is arguably the first museum of contemporary art in the United States, collecting the "old master of tomorrow" since the incept...more information
Carnegie Museum of Natural History is ranked among the top five natural history museums in the country and is world famous for its dinosaurs, includin...more information
Come see how we've grown! The new museum continues to delight and inspire children of all ages (and groups of all sizes), providing four times more sp...more information
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the Kaufmann Family in 1935, the house is dramatically cantilevered over a waterfall. Named one of "50 places of a ...more information
A private residence designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Kentuck Knob stands as eloquent testimony to the genius of this American architect. A massive expa...more information
The Frick Art and Historical Center is a fascinating complex of museums and historical buildings located on over five acres of lawns and gardens in Pi...more information
Downtown's most unique art space, Future Tenant presents visual art shows, live music, performances, open mic nights and more, highlight the work of e...more information
Strip District / Lawrenceville
The Gallery Crawl is a quarterly arts “open house,” showcasing visual and performance arts at locations throughout the Downtown Cultural District, and...more information
Tour buildings in National Historic Landmark District: Washington survives French Indian War's first shot, German communal Harmony Society's 1804 firs...more information
Antique, estate, and modern jewelry. Fancy yellow diamonds with a collection of some of the rarest pieces in the country. Museum quality, on-premises ...more information
A contemporary art museum that commissions, exhibits and collects new site-specific installations created by artists in residence. Hailed as the best ...more information
Get a rare glimpse inside a 16,000-year-old archaeological site and discover a 19th-century village. Seasonal programs and workshops.Admission:
A visit to the 26 Nationality Rooms in the 42-story Cathedral of Learning transports you from the 5th Century B.C. Athens through 1st Century Israel t...more information
Something's Always Blooming at Phipps. The 13-room Victorian glasshouse and gardens in Schenley Park feature tropical plants, palms, orchids, ferns, d...more information
Museum dedicated to the history of photography. See history unfold before your eyes, 1839 to present. Civil War, nature, America, famous people, Pitts...more information
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is a nonprofit organization created to stimulate the economic and cultural development of the Pittsburgh Cultural Distri...more information
As one of the top glass centers in the world, the Pittsburgh Glass Center is dedicated to teaching, creating and promoting glass art. Take a class in ...more information
A significant collection of ancient, Near Eastern and Palestinian pottery and artifacts brought together by travelers and archaeologists during the pa...more information
One of the nation's premier contemporary craft galleries, SCC displays cutting-edge artwork in the gallery and sells one-of-a-kind gifts.Hours: Tu-Sa,...more information
SPMMMV provides docent-led (public) tours and leads fundraising efforts to restore and maintain the famous murals of Croatian artist Maxo Vanka that c...more information
Museum, Concert Hall and Ballroom contained within a historic landmark and memorial dedicated to honoring and supporting all who have served in the mi...more information