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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.
The 2012 Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival: Faces of Others will showcase 2011 documentary, 5 Broken Cameras, on Thursday, April 12, at 7:00pm at the McConomy Auditorium in CMU’s University Center! The event will feature a special appearance by director Emad Burnat, and the screening will be followed by a reception! This festival event is presented in conjunction with the Distinctively Dutch Arts Festival, The Middle East Forum for Pittsburgh, and the Pittsburgh Palestine Solidar... 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
With a passion for the enduring musical traditions of India, Anoushka Shankar is the only artist to be trained completely by her father, legendary sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar. A sitar player and composer, Anoushka Shankar sknown for her recital work, as well as her own classical Indian works. In addition to solo work, Anoushka Shankar has accompanied top recording artists, such as Sting, Elton John, Peter Gabriel, Herbie Hancock and half-sister Norah Jones.
Five actors play dozens of outrageous characters in Mark Brown's theatrical adaptation of Jules Verne's madcap adventure.
PGC’s studio apprentice program has brought nearly 25 young artists to live and work in Pittsburgh over the last seven years. This exhibition will showcase their artwork and tell the story of where they are now.
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
Are you ready to make lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes and lower your risk for heart disease? In partnership with the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, the University of Pittsburgh Diabetes Prevention Support Center is offering a healthy lifestyle research program for adults at risk for type 2 diabetes and/or heart disease. If you are age 18 and older, do not have diabetes, and are overweight, please contact us to find out if you are eligible for the program. 877-444-DPSC (3772... More Details
This exhibition provides an appealing survey of drawing styles and techniques from Randolph Caldecott in the 19th century to Chris Van Allsburg in the 20th—with many delightful and familiar artists in between including Ernest Shepard, Maurice Sendak, Tomie dePaola, and Jules Feiffer. The 40 works on paper by famed illustrators are supplemented by 13 books. Draw Me a Story will be staged with artworks hung slightly lower than usual, step stools available, and reading nooks in the galleries ... More Details
If you are Jazz musician, than this is the networking event for you! Jump into Pittsburgh's vibrant jazz scene by mingling and performing with Pittsburgh's finest jazz artist at Little E's (right in the Cultural District). $5.00 cover charge.
Form meets at the intersection of function and play in the Children’s Museum’s new Wheels exhibit. Visitors can use their bodies and wheeled objects to move through exhibit space in different ways. Chariots, swing cars, flex riders, striders, rickshaws and balance bikes will be just a few of vehicles available for visitors to test and enjoy.
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
Improv Comedy Jam is the perfect way to spend your Thursday nights! Whether you are either a aspiring stand-up comedian or actor-in-training, there's always something to learn, see and participate in at Cabaret at Theater Square!
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.
Forty full-size replicas of machines crafted from Leonardo da Vinci’s own technical drawings will be on display from noon to 8 p.m. daily, beginning Jan. 2, at California University of Pennsylvania.Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion continues through May 6 in the South Conference Wing of the new Convocation Center at Cal U. Doors are open seven days a week.The traveling exhibition invites interaction. Visitors can manipulate and activate most of the machines — the revolving crane,... More Details
Team in Training is the world's first and largest charity endurance event training program. You fundraise for us and we train and send you to an endurance event of your choice (from our list of sponsored events). Attend a no obligation information session and help us find a cure!
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