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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.
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 Canine Good Citizen Test is an award for responsible owners and well behaved dogs. K9 Kingdom and Hello Bully are partnering up to offer the CGC test on Wednesday, August 1st. An optional two session brush up class is available on July 18th and 25th. Testing is open to all dogs ages 6 months and up. As a special bonus to our Pit Bull ambassadors, part of the proceeds will be given to our friends at Hello Bully! Call K9 Kingdom to reserve your spot at 724-935-3647.
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
"Three Sisters" poignantly conveys the lives, struggles, loves and secret desires of sisters Masha, Olga and Irina and their somehwat ineffectual brother Andrei. Set in a mythological provencial town in late 19th century Russia, we see their lives unfold before our eyes.
We are a modernized painting class for all skill levels. We hold painting classes at local venues around Pittsburgh. Our goal is to promote local artists, local businesses and get people out socializing. Come learn to paint by one of Pittsburgh's local artists
A retrospective of artist Donald Moffett's work.
Award-winning writer, storyteller, comedian and celebrity team from Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock, The Daily Show and Comedy Central Presents promise a great night of jokes, rants, observations and stories.
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.
Shop for certified organic and Certified Naturally Grown goods from local purveyors offering a wide variety of farm-fresh vegetables, fruit and more on Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ historic and sustainably managed front lawn.
Girls Only is a comedy about two women discovering their childhood diaries and the sweet, awkward, embarrassing and heartwarming stories they inspire. A combination of sketch comedy, improvisation and musical numbers – with a little audience participation thrown in – Girls Only is the perfect way to celebrate all things girly. Performance Times: Wednesdays: 7:30pm; Thursdays: 1:00pm & 7:30pm (Select Thursday Matinees on 6/28, 7/26 & 8/23). Fridays: 7:30pm; Saturdays: 2:00pm &... More Details
Internationally known glass artists present slides and informal discussions about studio glass art on most Wednesdays, May 23 through August 8. As the lecturers are confirmed, they will be posted online.
\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.
This exhibit features a showcase of more than 60 guitars, ranging from the rare to wildly popular. It includes interactives about the science of sound as well as photography, performance videos, audio, touch screens and the World’s Largest Playable Guitar, certified by Guinness World Records. Plus, live performances by musicians of local, regional, and national note will be scheduled throughout the run of the exhibit.
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
Humor in Craft (July 20, 2012—October 27, 2012) Opening Reception- July 20, 2012 5:30pm to 7pm Curated by artist and author Brigitte Martin and organized by the Society for Contemporary Craft, Humor in Craft presents 33 highly ironic, political, sarcastic, and just plain amusing works by 33 makers from across the US and abroad—and highlighting a diverse range of materials, techniques and artists that might not otherwise be seen—the show challenges viewers to move beyond their o... 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.
15th Biennial Conference of the International Society for augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) in Pittsburgh, PA (Exhibits are open free to the public at the David Lawrence Convention Center, July 30, 31, August 1 and 2, 2012