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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.
An exhibition illustrating the dominant theme and aesthetic characteristics of Nick Mount’s work from 2002 to 2012. This 10-year survey traces the evolution of his “Scent Bottles” and “Plumb Bobs.” Nick Mount has been in the vanguard of the Australian hot-glass movement since he was introduced to the medium in 1974. He has worked primarily as a private, studio-based designer and glassblower. He is noted for his skills as a designer and a maker, as well as for his pa... More Details
The free family-friendly event will feature the Commemorative Air Force Red Tail Squadron's RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit that tells the story of the first African American aviators in the US Military, and how they battled against the Nazis and against the prejudices of their fellow countrymen. The CAF Red Tail Squadron relates the Tuskegee Airmen's story in a visual, exciting and easily understood way. It consists of two unique educational components. First is a rare red-... 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.
Born to be Wild is an inspiring story of love, dedication, and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. This heartwarming adventure transports moviegoers into the lush rainforests of Borneo and across the rugged Kenyan savannah. Follow orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue, rehabilitate, and return these incredible animals back to the wild.
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
CAF Red Tail Squadron Scheduled to Land at the Allegheny County Airport For Celebration of Tuskegee Airmen 70th Anniversary The Daniel B. Matthews Historical Society along with the Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen Institute, both based in Sewickley, will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Tuskegee Airmen. This momentous happening will take place June 1-3, 2012 at the Allegheny County Airport in West Mifflin from noon - 8:00 pm. The free family-friendly event will feature the ... More Details
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.
$10.00 General Admission Eric Pelly Scholarship Winner will be announced Guest Speaker: Kerry Goulet of stopconcussions Silent Auction Proceeds go to Eric Pelly Sports Education Fund
First Fridays at the Frick events provide Frick visitors four opportunities each summer to spend evenings under the stars, enjoying music, friends and delicious food in one of the city’s most beautiful outdoor settings. First Fridays at the Frick take place on the Frick Art & Historical Center Great Lawn. The season kicks off on June 1 with a performance by the rising Charlotte, North Carolina-based Americana group, Matrimony, whose gorgeous songs combine folk, pop and bluegrass into a... More Details
Fort Apache Band with Andy and Jerry Gonzalez Downbeat Magazine called Fort Apache "the band that changed Latin Jazz forever." Andy and Jerry Gonzalez are legends among musicians and Latin Jazz lovers. Don't miss this rare Pittsburgh performance by these jazz icons. Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival is made possible with support from: Richard King Mellon Foundation, City of Pittsburgh, UPMC, Macy’s, Highmark pittsburghjazzlive.com
Playing Pittsburgh's best Hip Hop and R&B - features a free buffet! Sailing select Fridays, June- August! Must be 21 + with valid photo ID!
First and Third Friday Wine Tastings at Dreadnought Wines and Palate Partners. How many times have you stood in a State Store, staring at shelves of wine bottles, wondering ‘will I like it after I buy it?’ For many years Palate Partners and Dreadnought Wines in Pittsburgh's Strip District have been giving wine lovers the opportunity to try specialty wines before buying them at their First and Third Friday Wine Tastings at their store at 2013 Penn Avenue. Folks gather to sample three ... More Details
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.
See Pittsburgh from the decks of our riverboats- enjoy Lolli the Clown too! Sailing weekends, July- August!
Come join us for our new weekly yoga class! Hatha Yoga is the union occurring between the mind, body and spirit. It is a slower-paced practice that develops strength, stamina, and flexibility by using the breath in the holding of poses and incorporates relaxation techniques. This semi-private class will cater to the needs and abilities of each student.
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
Join us aboard this fascinating cruise where you will learn all about the history, legends and lore of Western PA! Sailing select days, June-September!
Free open house featuring heat defying acts of art in Pittsburgh Glass Center’s state-of the-art glass studios. Hot Jams happen during the Penn Avenue Arts Initiative’s Unblurred events on First Fridays!
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.