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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.
In a magical forest, Casey Smith hires teenager Brian to help him dig for gold. Once Brian meets the fairies in the forest, however, he thinks that maybe the gold rightfully belongs with them. With a buried treasure in sight, we meet the Greedy Bogle, as well as spriggins, fairies and Lara, queen of Hollow Hill. It’s an enchanting adventure that asks the audience to consider the difference between doing what’s right and doing what’s greedy.
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
Poor Yorick's Players present As You Like It by William Shakespeare May 25-27 and June 1-2 Tall Trees Amphitheater Monroeville Community Park All shows 7:00 All shows FREE Bring a blanket, chair, or even a picnic to see our 8th Shakespeare in the park!
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
Carnegie Mellon’s Arts Greenhouse program cultivates the artistic talent of Pittsburgh teens through positive and critical engagement with hip-hop. Every Saturday, the Arts Greenhouse brings a dozen or more teens to campus to create their own music. Participants record in a professional studio on campus, releasing a new album of music every May. Arts Greenhouse participants also create music videos, publish chapbooks, and perform at non-profit events. The mixtape will feature 14 tracks of ... More Details
Participate in this workshop about how to build your own electric instruments using recycled materials and electromagnetic wire in the MAKESHOP. Reservations are required and space is limited. To make a reservation, please contact us at (412)322-5058 x219 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Suggested ages: 8-12 Cost: $10 (not included with Museum admission.)
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'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 email@example.com or call 412-302-5223.
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
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
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.
Jim Krenn and his all-star cast of comedy and music friends present an evening of live entertainment not seen in Pittsburgh before. A blend of video vignettes, live standup comedy, improv and live music performances by house band and acoustic acts. Performances By (But No Limited To): – Scott Blasey – Mark Eddie – Billy Elmer – Slim Forsythe – Tom Megalis – Frank Nicotero – Rod Schwartz All-Star Band – Jim Krenn Ticket prices are $32.50, $37.50 and... More Details
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.
Daniel Riley, Author of Love By Friday, will be taking your email questions about finding love (free of charge). Simply submit your question to the below email address and we will help you move from "Single" to "Spoken For" firstname.lastname@example.org
Join Macy's as we celebrate the Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival sponsored by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. Catch live performances by local musicians in the following stores: Alton Merrell Band Macy’s, Monroeville Mall Better Sportswear, 2nd Floor Max Leake Band Macy’s, Ross Park Mall Men’s Department Kevin Howard Band Macy’s, Mall at Robinson Mall Entrance, Main Floor Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival is made possible with support from the Richard Ki... More Details
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
What better place to spend a holiday weekend than in our beautiful mountains? Sit poolside, take a hike or get your thrills on our Screaming Hawk Zipline or our new canopy tour. Of course, you can relax in the spa or play 18 holes of golf. We’ll also offer a myriad of games and demonstrations throughout the weekend to make things interesting. The possibilities are endless! Make your plans now! Check out our website for a Schedule of Events, Entertainment, Dining and a Special Lodging Packa... More Details
Join us this Memorial Day Weekend, May 26, 27, & 28, as we kick off our season and kids ride for ONE BUCK on all sightseeing cruises (kids 12 and under only) ! Multiple cruises sailing Saturday, Sunday, and Monday! Check website for full details! Must call to redeem offer! 412-355-7980 www.gatewayclipper.com
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