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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.
This exhibition by John Moran includes life-size figurative representations of the Presidents of the United States. “Their flesh is sculpted in glass, giving them an eerie life-like feeling. Their bodies are constructed from many different materials, often coated in resin and urethane to give them a plastic unnatural look. Their appearances are absurd. I intend to bring these people into a tangible existence, other than that of myths and legends. Through blurring the line between fact and ... More Details
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 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
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.
\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.
Come and experience the science, sound, history, and cultural impact of the guitar. This exhibition will entertain, engage, and enlighten all groups with one of the most important cultural icons in history: the guitar.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-302-5223.
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
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
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.
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Adult Caribbean Night is a new & exciting event in the Downtown Pittsburgh area. It will cater to all those that enjoy the sounds of the Caribbean. This event will offer EVERY type of Caribbean music enjoyed. From Roots Rock Reggae, Calypso, SOCA, Dancehall, DUB, and Rare Grooves - we have something for everyone. This night is for the Mature & Secure crowd. Guaranteed to bring out the Islander in you! The atmosphere at the Mélange Bistro Bar + Incredible Music & Friends = A Gr... More Details
With features like Falling Water, Forbes Field, and Leap-the-Dips, the Miniature Railroad & Village® is more magical than ever before! Be amazed as speeding locomotives travel historic western Pennsylvania’s miniature landscape while the seasons and days pass in the matter of minutes. This extraordinary exhibit features more than 2,000 miniature replicas and more than 100 animated characters and scenes. Come see why the Miniature Railroad continues to be a long-standing Pittsbur... More Details
Listen to local musicians from 2-3 pm at our acoustic sound stage, sponsored by Sonic, throughout the run of our rockin’ GUITAR exhibit, in cooperation with WDVE and WYEP. Ernie Hawkins, formerly of the Blue Bombers will be the performance of the day.
Spend some quality time with the best dressed residents of the National Aviary! Participants learn about penguins’ natural history, adaptations, feeding and nesting habits, and the challenges they face surviving in a rapidly changing environment. Best of all, it’s a once in a lifetime chance to touch and present toys to one of the Aviary’s African penguins. A photo opportunity is provided at the end of the program. Information and Pricing: $40 per participant; $35 for Aviary me... More Details
Come see the Pitt Panthers face off against the Youngstown State Penguins at Heinz Field!