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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.
An exhibition illustrating the dominant theme and aesthetic characteristics of Nick Mount’s work from 2002 to 2012. This 10-year survey traces the evolution of his “Scent Bottles” and “Plumb Bobs.” Nick Mount has been in the vanguard of the Australian hot-glass movement since he was introduced to the medium in 1974. He has worked primarily as a private, studio-based designer and glassblower. He is noted for his skills as a designer and a maker, as well as for his pa... More Details
Old Economy Village in Ambridge, Pa. is hosting an Antique Car Show and Old Fashioned Small Town Celebration on July 7 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Join us for entertainment, children's activities, antique cars and food. IT'S FREE!!
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.
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 glass is always half full for Candide in this story of ultimate optimism! Travel the globe with our unlikely hero, as he confronts doom, death, and destruction at every turn. And yet Candide finds a happy ending to make his garden grow in this "best of all possible worlds"! Additional performances: Friday, July 15 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, July 15 at 2 pm.
American Greetings Properties, the intellectual property and outbound licensing division of American Greetings Corporation (NYSE: AM), announced today that the ToonSeum: Pittsburgh Museum of Comic Art will host a retrospective exhibit celebrating the 30th anniversary of the beloved and iconic Care Bears. The “Care Bears: 30 Years of Caring…and Hugs” exhibit will run from June 29th through August 26th. The ToonSeum’s “Care Bears: 30 Years of Caring…and Hugs&r... More Details
The Carrie Furnaces, a National Historic Landmark, were the heart and soul of U.S. Steel's Homestead Works. The Carrie Furnaces Hard Hat Tour includes the whole steel-making process, from the Ore Yard where raw materials were stored, to the Cast House, where red hot molten metal spewed from the furnace. The famous "Deer Head," which was crafted entirely from recycled materials found on-site, is also included in the tour. Listen to the stories of retired steel workers as well — ou... More Details
Shadow Lounge will be the scene for an exciting and unique local music event called CROSSPOLYNATION: Pittsburgh Mash-Up Music Festival. The event will pair some of Pittsburgh’s best live bands with some of the hottest MC’s and DJ’s in town. Each pairing of artists will be collaborating on three song sets, “mashing up” each other’s music. Inspired by the Beautiful Noise events formerly hosted at Brillobox which combined bands with spoken word artists for improv... More Details
A retrospective of artist Donald Moffett's work.
Join Edible Allegheny during the E.A.T Farmers Market Series this summer! Our next stop is Freedom Farms in Butler! Sponsored by Giant Eagle Market District
Factory Direct: Pittsburgh showcases the artwork of 14 established contemporary artists invited to conduct artist residencies in Pittsburgh-based factories. Factory Direct artists will work closely with the management teams and factory workers within their host facilities to plan and execute a new work of art based on the factory’s history, technologies, materials, and/or processes.
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.
\Explore the history of the guitar like never before - through science! Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World combines science, sound, history and the cultural impact of the guitar into this exciting new exhibit.
Pittsburgh's acclaimed ghost walking tours run from mid-May through October. Downtown Ghost Tour (Thursdays/Saturdays starting at 7 pm from the middle of Market Square); Incline Ghost Tour (Saturdays at 7:30 pm starting from Station Square outside Grand Concourse); and Oakland Ghost Tour (selected Sundays starting from the front of Hillman Library). Tickets available at hauntedpittsburghtours.com. For information, write to email@example.com or call 412-302-5223.
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
Observe the skies over Pittsburgh from the rooftop observatory. Fee is $1.00 per person. No reservations required. For tour times and information, call the SkyWatch Hotline at 412.237.3327.
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
July 1st through July 7th, stars are shining all week at Idlewild's "Showcase of Stars". The best of the area's talented young performers combine to present a variety of musical revues on the Hillside Theater Stage. To schedule your dance school call the Group Sales Office at 724-238-6784. For further information, call Jeff@Idlewild.com.
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on Polish Hill will hold its Parish Festival on Saturday, July 7th, from 1 - 11 PM at 3058 Brereton Street. Bake sale, ethnic food, raffles, bingo, sale of Polish items and games are featured. Polka Mass with Ray Jay and The Carousels at 4PM Polka dancing outdors after Mass. More info - 412-621-5170.
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.
Join CEED as we join once again to present our once-a-month International Market, where you can find foods, crafts, jewelry, music and clothing from around the world! Questions? Check out CEED's website at http://usaceed.org/home.php
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.