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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
Join Derek at the Beerhive for weekly, live trivia. Compete to win gift cards and bragging rights. Always free to play and always an awesome time. Trivia league starts week of 1/8/12. Sign up and compete to win a grand prize of $1000.00 Show starts at 7p. Registration begins at 6:30p. See you there!
PRESS RELEASE: The Big Idea Bookstore to host Author/Singer/Songwriter, Brooklyn James for book signing and acoustic music. Date: Wednesday, June 27th Location: The Big Idea Bookstore - 4812 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15224 Time: 5:30-7pm Phone: (412) 687-4323 Author of Amazon Breakthrough Novel Quarter Finalist, The Boots My Mother Gave Me, Brooklyn James will share a reading, and perform an acoustic song from the original music soundtrack to the novel. A socially prominent issue in that the... 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.
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 Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship comes to the City of Champions! Tickets start at just $20 For more information, visit www.cspgolf.com or call 412-729-5050 (Tee times tentative and subject to change)
A retrospective of artist Donald Moffett's work.
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.
Join Phil Real, our wine expert, as he guides you through a sampling of each of these major wine groups, complete with fun information on each. You'll find great wines to take to your next July 4th picnic! $35.00 per person (Includes taste plate of specially paired food)
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.
Girls Only is a comedy about two women discovering their childhood diaries and the sweet, awkward, embarrassing and heartwarming stories they inspire. A combination of sketch comedy, improvisation and musical numbers – with a little audience participation thrown in – Girls Only is the perfect way to celebrate all things girly. Performance Times: Wednesdays: 7:30pm; Thursdays: 1:00pm & 7:30pm (Select Thursday Matinees on 6/28, 7/26 & 8/23). Fridays: 7:30pm; Saturdays: 2:00pm &... More Details
Internationally known glass artists present slides and informal discussions about studio glass art on most Wednesdays, May 23 through August 8. As the lecturers are confirmed, they will be posted online.
\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.
This exhibit features a showcase of more than 60 guitars, ranging from the rare to wildly popular. It includes interactives about the science of sound as well as photography, performance videos, audio, touch screens and the World’s Largest Playable Guitar, certified by Guinness World Records. Plus, live performances by musicians of local, regional, and national note will be scheduled throughout the run of the exhibit.
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
VBS at Hilltop is always an adventure! This year we are taking off on a soaring, spectacular, sky-high VBS adventure! At Sky VBS, kids discover that by trusting God, everything is possible! We work hard to make the decision to come to VBS @ Hilltop an easy one. Our program is completely FREE to attend, and we serve a full meal each night. We have a dedicated preschool department to see to the specific needs of your little ones, as well as, engaging, high-energy teaching and activities to challen... 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
•Dynamic roundtable discussions •Activity-based exercises •Collaboration and communication tools •Cultural field trips •Guest lecturers •Etiquettes and protocols •Media literacy •Conflict resolution & negotiation •Introduction to foreign languages with different writing systems •Two-day Washington, D.C. excursion to experience how Ambassadors work together to improve our world!
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.
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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