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Unearth the powers of healing plants from around the world as the soothing sights and sounds of fountains provide a release from the summer heat. Bring the whole family and let Phipps welcome you to a serene, green world where nature’s best-kept secrets are revealed and the spirit of youth reigns supreme.
Beginning on May 11th, the Toonseum will exhibit "The Zany Dzigns of Diana Z." The exhibition will highlight artistic examples of Pittsburgh native Diana Zourelias-Noro's Work. As a freelance artist, Diana's work has appeared in the hidden pictures of Highlights Magazine as well as in the humorous greeting cards of Ruscraft Cards, American Greetings and Hallmark . You may have also recognized her work with her line of popular gift wraps for Garven LLC., the Looney Toon characters of Tr... More Details
Don't miss an incredible weekend with May's FINE Artists in Residence, the Tsawa Monks of Gaden Jangtse Monastery. The entire Studio will be themed with activities that include sand mandalas, prayer flags and thangka painting, along with a touch table of artifacts and photos from Tibet. Enjoy colorful processions and lama dances at 1:00 & 2:00 pm daily. Supported by the Fine Foundation.
Holland’s largest repertory company Toneelgroep Amsterdam renders an inspired and shattering vision of Jean Cocteau’s seminal text, “La Voix Humaine.” This story of abandonment, grief and heartbreak centers on a desperate woman’s last phone call to an ex-lover. Masterfully directed by Ivo Van Hove, “La Voix Humaine” has been described by The Village Voice as “a spare, raw, enormously affecting production.” The audiences’ most voyeuristi... More Details
The Pittsburgh Society of Artists Guild (PSA) presents an exhibit at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts (PCA) titled “Tone It UP”. This exhibit, juried by Greg Harrison opens to the public with a reception at PCA on Friday May 11, 2012 from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. In light of the recent heated political discourse and violence like the shootings in Arizona this past year and the Occupy Movement, government and media have suggested that we the public need to "Tone it DOWN." In response ... More Details
An exhibition of four, original, interactive artworks that are “tough” enough to withstand kid handling. Play with a giant kaleidoscope, activate a sculpture with your voice and more! This exhibit is supported by a grant from the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Sciences.
Dive into physics aboard the USS Requin submarine. Discover the science that let 80 sailors live beneath the sea in the U.S. Navy’s first radar picket submarine.
Discover what it takes to care for, feed and train more than 600 birds in this hands-on immersion experience. Participants spend a full day working alongside trainers assisting with food preparation and feedings, performing weight checks on the Aviary’s owls, falcons and hawks, and doing a bit of housekeeping for the National Aviary’s African penguins. Other highlights include participation in afternoon feeds in the Aviary’s walk-through exhibits where flamingos, starlings, pel... More Details
Urban Active Offers FREE workouts for the entire month of May along with a complimentary Jumpstart Personal Training Session. PITTSBURGH, PA - Urban Active is joining forces with the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) – in support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move!- to help America become physically active and improve their diet. As part of this year’s 9th Annual Get Active America! program, Urban Active will also encourage its comm... More Details
Dive into science aboard a real Cold War-era submarine! Learn how 80 men used their expertise, humor, and sheer ingenuity to carve out a rough and adventurous life during Requin's lengthy defense and scientific missions, some of which are still classified to this day!State-of-the-art and battle-ready when she set out just days before the end of World War II, USS Requin holds the distinction of being the Navy's first Radar Picket submarine. Interactive kiosks and recreated living quarters give v... More Details
Stroll Washington Road on May 19th from 4-9pm to discover surprises, demo, samples and more from over 43 participating businesses. Collect punches at participating businesses and be eligible for large prizes!
PURPOSE: Leadership Development Initiative XIX (a program of Leadership Pittsburgh, Inc.) is challenged with implementing a Community Impact Project in Upper Lawrenceville which will surprise, provoke and entertain while showcasing the neighborhood in a positive way, for one day. POPUP! CONCEPT: The people of Upper Lawrenceville's past have honored their neighborhood with an inherent love, molding it into what it stands for today. And now, new residents are helping to shape it into a neighborhoo... More Details
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Enjoy a museum unlike any other. A place where you can enjoy the great works of Maz and Mario. Art and Arnie. Roberto and Franco. Suzie and Swin. A place where you can relive the moments that made them all great. The Immaculate Reception. The Home Run. Olympic gold. Super Bowls. World Series. Stanley Cups. The Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum, a state-of-the-art museum at the Senator John Heinz History Center, features a stunning collection of one-of-a-kind sports artifacts and interactive exh... More Details
The ToonSeum presents “Will Eisner's New York,” a rare collection of original works by legendary comics pioneer Will Eisner, each chronicling the artist's informal history of the city that shaped many of his illustrated masterpieces. March 6th, the Toonseum will host an opening reception for the exhibit; the reception will begin at 7pm. Free for members; $7 reception price for non-members.
The ToonSeum presents “Will Eisner's New York,” a rare collection of original works by legendary comics pioneer Will Eisner, each chronicling the artist's informal history of the city that shaped many of his illustrated masterpieces. TOONSEUM IS CLOSED ON MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS! In many ways, Will Eisner's career is the history of the comic book. An enterprising teen when he founded one of the first packaging entities for comic book companies in the 1930s, Eisner would go on to change ... More Details
Saturday, May 19, 2012 @ 12 pm Father Ryan Arts Center, 420 Chartiers Avenue, McKees Rocks, PA 15136 Students in the Father Ryan Arts Center Youth Musical Theater class will perform a showcase of excerpts from "Once On This Island, Jr.," a Broadway musical retelling of "The Little Mermaid" with a Caribbean feel. Written by Pittsburgh native Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, this program is full of award-winning musical numbers that will help our children shine! Tickets are $5... More Details