Want to know what else will be happening in Pittsburgh and Its Countryside when your group is here? The easy-to-use Events Calendar will tell you about the performances, festivals, and exhibits that will be in town at the same time you are.
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.
The History Center’s America’s Best Weekly: A Century of The Pittsburgh Courier exhibition provides an in-depth look at the largest and most influential African American newspaper of the past 100 years. The exhibit features rare photos, artifacts, and videos which illustrate The Courier’s significant impact on social change and American journalism. Highlights include the oldest-known existing copy of The Pittsburgh Courier from Nov. 5, 1910, a camera belonging to legendary phot... More Details
Based on the novel by Jules Verne. By Mark Brown. Directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge. The year is 1872 and Phileas Fogg has accepted a bet to travel around the globe in record time in this classic novel brought to theatrical life. With his eccentric French manservant, the unflappable Fogg encounters a monsoon at sea, boards a runaway train, and rescues an Indian princess, among other daring adventures. Five actors play dozens of outrageous characters in this mini-epic frothing with madcap exciteme... More Details
PGC’s studio apprentice program has brought nearly 25 young artists to live and work in Pittsburgh over the last seven years. This exhibition will showcase their artwork and tell the story of where they are now.
May 1 - May 26, 2012 Beautiful Beasts Paintings by Mark Loebach Mark Loebach’s current series of wrestling bodies, “Beautiful Beasts,” explore the pursuit of understanding the self by attempting to break thru the layers to our identity. Visually documenting those waring phases of passage, these paintings ask the question - Can we ever know who we truly are? Public Reception: Saturday, May 5th: 5-8pm Free and open to the public.
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!
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
This exhibition provides an appealing survey of drawing styles and techniques from Randolph Caldecott in the 19th century to Chris Van Allsburg in the 20th—with many delightful and familiar artists in between including Ernest Shepard, Maurice Sendak, Tomie dePaola, and Jules Feiffer. The 40 works on paper by famed illustrators are supplemented by 13 books. Draw Me a Story will be staged with artworks hung slightly lower than usual, step stools available, and reading nooks in the galleries ... More Details
Form meets at the intersection of function and play in the Children’s Museum new Wheels exhibit. Wheels will challenge our visitors to use their bodies and wheel-based objects to move themselves through space in different ways. A variety of wheels and wheeled vehicles will be introduced throughout the exhibit. Chariots, Swing Cars, Flex Riders, striders, rickshaws and Balance Bikes will be among the possible vehicles for visitors to test.
Author and history professor Brady J. Crytzer traces Fort Pitt's service from British empire outpost during the French and Indian War to key regional bastion of an independent new nation and gateway of its western frontier. He also will sign copies of his new book, "Fort Pitt - a Frontier History."
Learn how ANYONE can get started in real estate and on the path to financial freedom. You owe it to yourself and your family to attend one of these free seminars and learn of the options available to you. Register for one of “3” FREE workshops in Pittsburgh. Limited seating available! DoubleTree Monroeville 101 Mall Blvd. Monroeville, Pa 15146 Tuesday May 8th 7:00pm - 9:00pm Cranberry at the Marriott 100 Cranberry Woods Drive, Cranberry, PA Wednesday May 9th 7pm-9pm The Center of Har... 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.
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
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
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.
Story time and up-close bird encounter for little ones ages 2-6.
Soho Weekly Live Trivia hosted by Last Call Pittsburgh. Compete with other bargoers for gift card prizes and possibly win other prizes from giving staff members. Drink and food specials aplenty, always free to play. Hope you can make it. Show starts @6:30p. Arrive at 6pm to get signed in.
Daniel Riley, Author of Love By Friday, will be taking your email questions about finding love (free of charge). Simply submit your question to the below email address and we will help you move from "Single" to "Spoken For" email@example.com
This documentary is about ship-breaking – a process by which huge cargo ships are reduced to strips of steel by hand. The film captures the voice of the worker as he explains what, how, why, and where he does his work. The basic themes are about social and human ingenuity versus the role of technology. The setting is dramatic twenty-story ships against an individual worker. Environmental and health risks are evident. The locations are in India and China. Ralph Vituccio is a professor at th... More Details