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Enjoy an evening of beer appreciation and education hosted by Beverage Director, Mary Louise Stoughton. Each tasting features eight craft beers from around the country or around the world and a selection of light hors d'oeuvres prepared by Executive Chef Susan Kroft. We are sure to please your palate and expand your beer knowledge. We look forward to seeing you there!
Now playing on Pittsburgh's biggest screen!Experience the gripping story of the Hubble Space Telescope at Carnegie Science Center's Rangos Omnimax Theater. Journey through distant galaxies to explore the grandeur and mysteries of our celestial surroundings, and accompany space-walking astronauts as they attempt some of the most difficult and important tasks in NASA's history. Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, this film will offer an inspiring and unique look into Hubble's legacy and highlight its p... More Details
For over 125 years, Jones and Laughlin Steel was the symbol of industrialized Pittsburgh. Dominating the landscape of the city, physically and emotionally, “J&L” was the essence of the region. Its history spans the years from the development and expansion of iron-making in the 1850s, through the boom of 20th century and finally to the decline of the industry in the 1980s. The mill lived at the heart of region’s blue collar persona: strong, determined, persistent in presence... 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.
NEW ACTION EVOLUTION Pittsburgh, PA- November 2012. Superheroes have entered into a new realm of sophistication as it enters the art world not as a comic or cartoon, but as a impressionistic representation of a epic proportions. Beginning on November 21st, the Toonseum will host David Leblanc's first solo exhibition “New Action Evolution”t. Pittsburgh has always been one step ahead in the world of Pop culture with local influences such as Andy Warhol and Keith Haring, so bringing ano... More Details
Lessons go from 9pm-10pm. 10pm starts the open salsa session; what a great way to begin your weekend!
SpacePlace will fill the space vertically with full-body Zero-G experiences, full-scale International Space Station module mock-ups, and interactive exhibits relating to the basic sciences and technological advances in space exploration.
Now playing on Pittsburgh's biggest screen!Explore the top of the world at Carnegie Science Center's Rangos Omnimax Theater and experience the ultimate tale of survival. Narrated by Oscar® winner Meryl Streep, the film takes audiences on a never-before-experienced journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her twin seven-month-old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home.
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.
Opening reception for "Brett Thomas Herron: Retroactive Reprography" a two-day exhibit, Jan. 11 & 12, featuring print works by Brett Thomas Herron.
The Toonseum has teamed up with Wigle Whiskey to bring you “Dr. Sketchy's Splifflicated Speakeasy” on January 11th. Models dressed as Flappers and Gangsters will take the stage in this lighting-fast drawing class coming straight from the Roaring 20's. Taste signature cocktails at the Wigle Whiskey juice joint, and draw til' your fingers fall off.Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School combines life drawing with cocktails, drawing challenges and great prizes. You don't need to be the best and y... More Details
G. Love & Special Sauce is an alternative hip-hop band from Philadelphia who formed in 2003 and is known for their laid back blues sound that encompasses classic R&B. Their current lineup features Garret Dutton as G. Love on vocals, guitar and harmonica, Jeffrey Clemens as Houseman on drums and vocals, and Timo Shanko on bass. They have made numerous albums as a group, with G. Love releasing three solo albums in addition to a live EP in collaboration with Donavon Frankenreiter and Jack J... More Details
Join Time Capsules Cataloguers Erin Byrne, Marie Elia and Elaina Vitale in the Warhol theater as they take the first look inside one of Warhol’s unopened boxes! Warhol was an avid collector of art, Fiestaware, photographs, newspapers, dental molds and especially the minutiae of his daily life. In 1974, he began filling the first of his 600 Time Capsules with source material, correspondence and clothing. The Time Capsules reflect more than Warhol’s personal life—they act as an i... More Details
Back for a special 10th anniversary celebration, this made-in-Pittsburgh play about Arthur J. Rooney, Sr. is the best-selling and most beloved production in Public Theater history. Written by Rob Zellers & Gene Collier, starring Tom Atkins, and directed by Ted Pappas, The Chief offers stories about the founding of a legendary football dynasty and a great American city.
Our sixth annual exhibition of original, interactive artworks “tough” enough to withstand kid handling. Our 2012 Tough Artists are: John Peña, Scott Andrew, Jonathan Armistead, Jeremy Boyle, Kevin Clancy, and Will Schlough. Things That Fly by John Peña A 4’by6’ wooden frame is painted to look like he back of a digital camera. Behind the frame is a large blue backdrop that will act as a “sky.” Visitors can go between the camera frame and blue back... More Details
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor Enrico Dindo, cello Program : Dmitri Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 2 Antonín Dvo?ák: Symphony No. 7 About This Performance: “[Dindo’s] face was as expressive as his sound, projecting pure, unmitigated joy” –Cincinnati Enquirer Italian cellist Enrico Dindo makes his PSO debut with a concerto Shostakovich originally composed for famed cellist Mstislav Rostropovich. Gianandrea Noseda conducts Dvo?ák’s Seventh, an amb... More Details
Mark your calendar for a musical event like no other-monsters making music! Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all their Sesame Street friends are taking to the stage to share their love of music in Sesame Street Live "Elmo Makes Music."Jenny, an enthusiastic new music teacher, arrives on Sesame Street only to discover that her instruments are missing. Jenny's new Muppet friends quickly come to the rescue and discover 'instruments' they never knew existed...rubber duckies, trash can lids... More Details
Our sixth annual exhibition of original, interactive artworks “tough” enough to withstand kid handling. Our 2012 Tough Artists are John Peña, Scott Andrew, Jonathan Armistead, Jeremy Boyle, Kevin Clancy and Will Schlough.
Break out the bubbly…it’s time for romance with Rodgers & Hammerstein! Broadway's tribute to the genius of Rodgers & Hammerstein is truly A Grand Night for Singing. This Tony Award®-nominated Best Musical showcases Richard Rodgers’ timeless music and the incomparable lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein. It will take you on a romantic musical journey from young infatuation to the touching and funny complexities of commitment and marriage, the joys of parenthood, and finally... More Details
Internationally acclaimed rock group The Show hosts their 5 year anniversary party at The Rex Theatre in Pittsburgh's historic South Side. Doors open at 6PM, Tickets are 12 adv/15 door, and is all ages. Other bands TBA.
Badges & Buttons, Waistcoats & Vests is an international traveling exhibition exploring the notion of this unique form of jewelry. Buttons and badges both have a rich history and a tradition as functional or decorative items. With the applied arts—the application of design aesthetics to everyday objects—a button can be an example of studio craft or even a miniature work of art. It is a pin with a purpose. The role of the badge has expanded to include trademarks, tattoos and t... More Details
From their inception in 1851, the world’s fairs showcased, obsessed over, and enthralled the visiting public with the cutting edge of industry, production, new materials, and methods, for creating everything from tools to jewelry, furniture to textiles. In doing so, artists and manufacturers used breakthrough scientific innovations to create art objects that embodied the latest aesthetics and techniques. A major co-production of Carnegie Museum of Art and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, I... More Details
Delight in model G Garden Railroad trains as they chug through miniature living landscapes sprinkled with conifers, groundcovers, sedums, and small-growing plants. This wonderful little world will thrill children and adults alike.
SCC’s Bridge Series, a biennial exhibition, offers a unique opportunity for audiences to become acquainted with work of three different mid-career artists through the presentation of three solo shows. Bridge 12 showcases the work of metal worker and jewelry maker Melissa Cameron, ceramic artist Kevin Snipes, and textile artist Betty Vera.
ARTWORK YOU CAN PLAY IN: Bounce, jump, roll, run, and walk through a 30-foot inflatable “jumpy” art piece created by Felipe Dulzaides and on loan from the New Children’s Museum, in San Diego, CA. Missing Links is made possible through the support of The Hillman Foundation.