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This new permanent exhibition traces the impact of Pittsburgh's innovations and inventors, highlighting the region's top contributions to art, industry, education, sports, technology, science and much more.
Have a fun-filled day at Adventure Days with any Pre-School through Third Grade visitors on May 22nd and May 23rd! Explore Story Book Forest, Jumpin' Jungle, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood of Make-Believe and Raccoon Lagoon Kiddieland. Unique and interactive entertainment will assist in creating a multidimensional learning experience. Plus, it's lots of fun! Available to groups of 15 or more with advance reservation. Park is closed to the General Public. Catered lunch is available for $7.30/person ... More Details
The History Center’s America’s Best Weekly: A Century of The Pittsburgh Courier exhibition provides an in-depth look at the largest and most influential African American newspaper of the past 100 years. The exhibit features rare photos, artifacts, and videos which illustrate The Courier’s significant impact on social change and American journalism. Highlights include the oldest-known existing copy of The Pittsburgh Courier from Nov. 5, 1910, a camera belonging to legendary phot... More Details
The South Side Farmers Market Kicks off it's season on May 15th! We'll be there every Tuesday selling full size and mini pies, award winning apple butter and cookies! Stop by and see us!
May 1 - May 26, 2012 Beautiful Beasts Paintings by Mark Loebach Mark Loebach’s current series of wrestling bodies, “Beautiful Beasts,” explore the pursuit of understanding the self by attempting to break thru the layers to our identity. Visually documenting those waring phases of passage, these paintings ask the question - Can we ever know who we truly are? Public Reception: Saturday, May 5th: 5-8pm Free and open to the public.
Join Derek at the Beerhive for weekly, live trivia. Compete to win gift cards and bragging rights. Always free to play and always an awesome time. Trivia league starts week of 1/8/12. Sign up and compete to win a grand prize of $1000.00 Show starts at 7p. Registration begins at 6:30p. See you there!
Experience the power and drama of industry in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from 1900 - 1950 is expressed through these paintings and works on paper, as seen through the eyes of southwestern Pennsylvania and national artists.
Born to be Wild is an inspiring story of love, dedication, and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. This heartwarming adventure transports moviegoers into the lush rainforests of Borneo and across the rugged Kenyan savannah. Follow orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue, rehabilitate, and return these incredible animals back to the wild.
Soar through the Cosmos—without ever leaving the North Shore! Carnegie Science Center is home to the region’s only planetarium! Our hi-def shows will take you to the edge of the Solar System and beyond. Discover a familiar night sky with Stars Over Pittsburgh or soar through a high-definition digital Martian landscape in A Traveler’s Guide to Mars. Even our littlest learners can explore the stars with shows like One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure. Planetarium sho... More Details
The sixteenth installment in the Gestures series, Gestures: Intimate Friction, will bring together artists, architects, and activists to work together in the Mattress Factory’s annex gallery, 1414 Monterey. The upcoming exhibition will be guest-curated by Mary-Lou Arscott, of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Architecture.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...Henri Matisse’s The Thousand and One Nights, is a large, multi-panel, painted paper cut-out. It is a visitor favorite, but due to its fragile nature, it is only on view for a limited period of time -- from April 7 - July 15, 2012. The One Thousand and One Nights was created in 1950, when the artist was 81 and confined to his bed. Unable to sleep and kept alive by his drive to create, Matisse had much in common with Scheherazade, the legendary narrator of the Arab... More Details
Catapult into space in the Henry Buhl, Jr. Planetarium and travel from the solar system to the outer reaches of the galaxy and beyond.
Did you know that a passion for sports can be used as a gateway to talk about the topics of physics, anatomy, biology, and even chemistry? The whole idea behind Carnegie Science Center's Highmark SportsWorks is to inspire learning and curiosity by uniting the experience of sports for every age level with the laws of science that control sports.Get the whole family moving! Highmark SportsWorks® offers nearly 30 interactive experiences in three thematic areas: LifeWorks, Physics of Sports, a... More Details
The Warhol celebrates Andy Warhol’s work in film and video with the inauguration of a long-term exhibition showcasing the largest installation of his media works. Warhol’s most important films, including The Chelsea Girls (1966) and Screen Tests (1964-66), will be continuously projected on more than 20 large screens. Two newly restored films, Face (1965) with Edie Sedgwick and The Velvet Underground in Boston (1967) unseen since the 1960s, will be premiered as part of the installatio... More Details
Impressionism in a New Light: From Monet to Stieglitz, on view at Carnegie Museum of Art May 12–August 26, 2012, presents a robust picture of what Impressionism means in art, displaying paintings, drawings, prints, and pastels by major artists alongside works by many of the most famous Pictorialist photographers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Carnegie Muesum of Art hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-5pm. Thursday: 10am-8pm. Sunday: 12pm-5pm.
Every show is unique! Live shows dazzle audiences with brilliant colors and rockin' music in the Buhl Digital Dome. Based on audience requests, our laserists choreograph sight-and-sound spectacles of full-dome proportions! Shows and schedules change quarterly. For schedule details and complete show listings, visit our website or call (412) 237-3400 for more information.
Story time and up-close bird encounter for little ones ages 2-6.
Soho Weekly Live Trivia hosted by Last Call Pittsburgh. Compete with other bargoers for gift card prizes and possibly win other prizes from giving staff members. Drink and food specials aplenty, always free to play. Hope you can make it. Show starts @6:30p. Arrive at 6pm to get signed in.
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With features like Falling Water, Forbes Field, and Leap-the-Dips, the Miniature Railroad & Village® is more magical than ever before! Be amazed as speeding locomotives travel historic western Pennsylvania’s miniature landscape while the seasons and days pass in the matter of minutes. This extraordinary exhibit features more than 2,000 miniature replicas and more than 100 animated characters and scenes. Come see why the Miniature Railroad continues to be a long-standing Pittsbur... More Details
Spend some quality time with the best dressed residents of the National Aviary! Participants learn about penguins’ natural history, adaptations, feeding and nesting habits, and the challenges they face surviving in a rapidly changing environment. Best of all, it’s a once in a lifetime chance to touch and present toys to one of the Aviary’s African penguins. A photo opportunity is provided at the end of the program. Information and Pricing: $40 per participant; $35 for Aviary me... More Details
The Ailsa Mellon Bruce Galleries will boast an enhanced reinstallation of the museum’s collection of decorative arts, design, and craft, selectively integrated with prints, architectural drawings, and paintings. The reinstallation includes a prominent display of Carnegie Museum of Art’s important collections of Western Pennsylvania furniture and contemporary objects made from glass and aluminum—two materials deeply associated with the region. Objects will be arranged chronologi... More Details
Carnegie Science Center is home to the world's largest permanent robotics exhibition, so gear up for a bot-tastic time with more than two dozen exhibition stations about robots! Learn how 'bots sense, think, and act and explore dozens of interactive exhibit stations in this one-of-a-kind robotics experience. Challenge a binary being in a game of air hockey or basketball, and rub elbows with some of Hollywood’s most famous robots. It's the ultimate robot gathering, right here in Pittsburgh... More Details
The Rocky Mountain Express takes viewers through river canyons and mountain passes for an adventure into the Canadian Rockies. While exploring some of the most stunning and rugged landscapes on Earth viewers will learn about one of the greatest engineering feats in history the construction of Canada's first transcontinental railway through the Rocky Mountains.
The Financial Planning Association of Pittsburgh’s Saluting Service features outdoor picnic-style refreshments and entertainment, 6-7 pm. Soldiers & Sailors 6th Regiment United State Color Troops (USCT) Drum Corps Youth Re-enactors, featuring girls and boys ages 12-18, will perform outdoors and lead guests to the hall. http://www.soldiersandsailorshall.org/education-usct.html WTAE sportscaster John Meyer, emcee for Saluting Service, will host the indoor program, 7-9 pm, kicked off by t... More Details