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Have fun with a friend or a date Friday night at BrickPitt Ceramic Studio! Learn some basic projects on the potter’s wheel while enjoying beer, wine, and snacks. BrickPitt Ceramic Studio will fire and glaze your creations for pick up two weeks after the workshop. All skill levels.
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.
Lessons go from 9pm-10pm. 10pm starts the open salsa session; what a great way to begin your weekend!
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.
Leinenkugel Bed & Brew Weekend, Aug 31-Sept 2 at Gateway Lodge Resort, Cook Forest, PA Just in time for Labor Day, Leinenkugel Brewery from Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, features their best brews at Gateway Lodge all weekend long. Bed & Brew Weekend includes two nights in a Luxury Suite, campfire night on Friday, a five-course chef tasting with optional beer pairings and live entertainment on Saturday, and a gourmet breakfast both mornings. $499 per couple plus $20 per person for beer pairi... More Details
Discover the joys of seasonal eating in this new series of FREE interactive cooking demonstrations hosted by Big Red Room Café Chef, Angelo Galioto! Taste new foods and engage your whole family in the fun of cooking as Chef Angelo shows you how to prepare easy, delicious recipes using ingredients straight from the Museum Garden. Join him for a new garden-to-table adventure each Tuesday and Friday this summer at 12:15 p.m. in the new Buhl Community Park.
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.
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.
Come end your summer with a bang. The Rib and Wing Challenge boasts 15 national rib and wing teams bringing all the best bbq to your back yard. Live music throughout each day with 4 national recording artists each night. 8/31 The Farm, 9/1 Gin Blossoms. 9/2 Little River Band, 9/3 Bad Company Former Lead Singer Brian Howe. Plenty of things to do including free petting zoo, free pony rides, free kids zone with over 6 inflatables, wing eating contests, party deck, cornhole tournament, crafters mark... More Details
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
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
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