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If you are Jazz musician, than this is the networking event for you! Jump into Pittsburgh's vibrant jazz scene by mingling and performing with Pittsburgh's finest jazz artist at Little E's (right in the Cultural District). $5.00 cover charge.
Improv Comedy Jam is the perfect way to spend your Thursday nights! Whether you are either a aspiring stand-up comedian or actor-in-training, there's always something to learn, see and participate in at Cabaret at Theater Square!
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.
Kids' Zoofari sponsored by CHIP, brought to you by UPMC for Kids. Kids Rule during Kids' Zoofari. Free train rides and carousel rides for kids. Animal enrichment on the weekends.
An immersive urban theatrical adventure through the many layers of the city of Pittsburgh.
Somewhere between truth and fiction, reality and simulation, STRATA is an immersive urban adventure. Arrive at a secret destination, make contact with your Agent, and embark on a private rite of passage where the choices you make will determine your destiny. STRATA is an original Bricolage production, created in collaboration with lead artist Riley Harmon and Clear Story, and in partnership with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.
Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the first-ever educational exhibit based on the beloved movie classic. Come over the rainbow with Dorothy and Toto on an exploration of the colorful Land of Oz. Journey from the sepia-toned Gale Farm to the vibrant Emerald City and experience the adventures of Dorothy and her friends.
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.
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.
\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.
Unearth the powers of healing plants from around the world as the soothing sights and sounds of fountains provide a release from the summer heat. Bring the family and let Phipps welcome you to a world where nature’s best-kept secrets are revealed and the spirit of youth reigns supreme.
Unearth the powers of healing plants from around the world as the soothing sights and sounds of fountains provide a release from the summer heat. Bring the whole family and let Phipps welcome you to a serene, green world where nature’s best-kept secrets are revealed and the spirit of youth reigns supreme.
Unearth the powers of healing plants from around the world as the soothing sights and sounds of fountains provide a release from the summer heat. Bring the whole family and let Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens welcome you to a world where nature’s treasures are revealed and the spirit of youth reigns supreme.
Pittsburgh took center stage as the main shooting location of "Batman: Dark Knight Rises" this past year, and the wait for its premiere is nearly over. So, in light of the movies opening we are featuring a brand new exhibit "Pittsburgh as Gotham" at the Toonseum starting on July 21st. The "Pittsburgh as Gotham" exhibit will feature original art from a variety of "Batman" comics by regional artists, props from the "Dark Knight Rises," as well as p... More Details
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.
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
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 own frames of reference when considering approaches to contemporary art. The concept of “fu... More Details
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.
This summer the Frick galleries will feature The Prints of Jacques Callot composed of 35 etchings made by the 17th-century master (1592–1635) who revolutionized printmaking. One of the first artists to gain fame exclusively through prints, Callot made over 1,400 prints in his relatively short career. His work reflects the mannerist elegance of the late Renaissance moving into the theatricality of the Baroque. Marked by keen wit, incisive observations, and social criticism, his prints have ... More Details
A retrospective of artist Donald Moffett's work.
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
The Rocky Mountain Express takes viewers through river canyons and mountain passes for an adventure into the Canadian Rockies. While exploring some of the most stunning and rugged landscapes on Earth viewers will learn about one of the greatest engineering feats in history the construction of Canada's first transcontinental railway through the Rocky Mountains.
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.
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