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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.
Broadway’s longest running play of all time … Mix a classic and juicy Hitchcock spy novel with a dash of Monty Python and you have “The 39 Steps,” a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves a hysterical Broadway farce. This two-time Tony and Drama Desk award-winning treat is packed with non-stop laughs, more than 150 zany characters played by a talented cast of only four actors, an on-stage plane crash and some good old-fashioned romance! For tickets call 724-444-5326 or... More Details
Enjoy a fun-filled evening of delicious food and drink, live and silent auctions of sports memorabilia (such as a limited edition signed Evgeni Malkin framed portrait!), themed gift baskets, free autographs from special celebrity guests, and much more! Join Honorary Chair Kent Tekulve, Emcee and guest auctioneer John Phillips from The Fan and special guest Steve Blass for this family-friendly event. Tickets are only $30 and reservations are strongly suggested, as space is limited. All proceeds b... More Details
The Animal Rescue League’s: A Mutter’s Day Fashion Show and Luncheon When: Doors open at 11:30am for shopping and lunch will be served at 12:30pm. Lunch Choices: Salad with your choice of seared tuna, or portabella mushrooms What: FASHION SHOWS! Shows will include: *Canine fashions featuring ARL alumni dogs* *Women’s fashions by Carabella* Ticket Prices: $60 each for general admission $100 each for special recognition in the program *tables of 10 can also be purchased* Tickets ... 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
Based on the novel by Jules Verne. By Mark Brown. Directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge. The year is 1872 and Phileas Fogg has accepted a bet to travel around the globe in record time in this classic novel brought to theatrical life. With his eccentric French manservant, the unflappable Fogg encounters a monsoon at sea, boards a runaway train, and rescues an Indian princess, among other daring adventures. Five actors play dozens of outrageous characters in this mini-epic frothing with madcap exciteme... More Details
In the 15 years since its inception, Art All Night Lawrenceville has become one of Pittsburgh’s most popular arts events. The roving event that hosted 1,240 artists, 36 performances, and 12,000+ attendees last year may be unrecognizable from the small, intimate exhibit of 101 artists and 200 attendees in 1998, but the core values remain the same: No Fees, No Jury, No Censorship. Art All Night is FREE to attend and FREE to participating artists. Each artist may submit one—and only ONE... More Details
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
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
Bricolage presents Dutchman by LeRoi Jones, in collaboration with the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, and complements it with community discussion about race in Pittsburgh. Directed by Mark Clayton Southers Starring Tami Dixon* and Jonathan Berry This incendiary Obie-award winning play strips away the veneer of peaceful coexistence to expose the dark underbelly of the city where the choices are simple: conform, kill, or be killed. When a white seductress encounters a young bla... More Details
We didn’t invent the wheel, we made it more fun! Climb through tires that are seven feet tall. Test your riding skills on scooters, balance bikes, rickshaws, pump cars and more. Build a wheel with wooden rims and bungee cords. Climb on a vintage Harley Chopper or use a treadmill to set tires spinning overhead. Construct a vehicle with roller blade wheels and magnetic blocks or take the wheel yourself and go on a virtual tour of the Museum in our Smart Car.
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.
Sunday, April 29 @ 2 pm - 6 pm Father Ryan Arts Center, 420 Chartiers Avenue, McKees Rocks, PA 15136 Girls in grades kindergarten through eighth grade and their families will enjoy various arts education programs together including music, yoga and pottery at the Father Ryan Arts Center. For additional information, please contact Mallory Deptola at firstname.lastname@example.org / (412) 594-2225
Guided tours of Dinosaurs in Their Time have returned to Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Each tour is a trip back in time to visit the Mesozoic Era—the Age of Dinosaurs—where visitors experience Diplodocus, Stegosaurus, T. rex, and other favorites with museum staff as their guides. These all-ages tours are free with museum admission and no reservations are required.
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
Pulitzer prize finalist Sarah Ruhl's Tony-nominated hit has generated a buzz of excitement from East Coast to West. Dr. Givings marvels at the effect a new electric invention has on patients suffering from "female hysteria," while in the adjoining room his wife yearns for what is missing in their marriage.
Ciao a tutti! This is the first of regular weekly social hour where students of all levels are encourage to join and practice their Italian. Questo e' il primo di una serie di appuntamenti estivi per l'Italian Meetup per conoscerci meglio e fare conversazione in italiano. Tutti siete invitati a partecipare..da principianti a livello avanzato. Each week, we will have one suggested/scheduled activity for all. Ogni settimana, faremo un'attivita' diversa adatta a tutti. Currently the coffee shops th... More Details