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.
Are you planning to run in the 2012 Pittsburgh Marathon (full, half, relay, 5k or children's run) on May 6th? Then run for a reason and support the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society, who is serving as a charity partner for this year's marathon! By running for the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society you can make a difference in thousand's of homeless animals' lives! Visit WWW.RUN4WPHS.ORG to find out how you can help raise money for the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society. In addition to helpin... More Details
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.
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
The Pittsburgh Marathon will be held Sunday, May 6, 2012. The event will actually take place all weekend. Saturday, May 5, the 5K Run will kick off the event. On Sunday the Half-Marathon and Marathon will begin at 7:30am. If you are not interested in running the marathon support the runners throughout the course!
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
Bricolage presents Dutchman by LeRoi Jones, in collaboration with the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, and complements it with community discussion about race in Pittsburgh. Directed by Mark Clayton Southers Starring Tami Dixon* and Jonathan Berry This incendiary Obie-award winning play strips away the veneer of peaceful coexistence to expose the dark underbelly of the city where the choices are simple: conform, kill, or be killed. When a white seductress encounters a young bla... 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.
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
Ciao a tutti! This is the first of regular weekly social hour where students of all levels are encourage to join and practice their Italian. Questo e' il primo di una serie di appuntamenti estivi per l'Italian Meetup per conoscerci meglio e fare conversazione in italiano. Tutti siete invitati a partecipare..da principianti a livello avanzato. Each week, we will have one suggested/scheduled activity for all. Ogni settimana, faremo un'attivita' diversa adatta a tutti. Currently the coffee shops th... 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.
LATIN AMERICAN FIESTA! Presented by the Pittsburgh Youth Chamber Orchestra, Pablo Ardiles, conductor, and the Coro Latinoamericano, Dr. Meredith Armbrust, conductor. Carnegie Music Hall – Sunday May 6th., 5:00 P.M. A concert of classical and popular Latin American music that will make you dance in your seats! The concert also features Brazilian soprano Lily Abreu, Peruvian tenor Enrique Bernardo, Costa Rican guest conductor Walter Morales and music from Argentina with a tango ensemble and ... More Details
Forty full-size replicas of machines crafted from Leonardo da Vinci’s own technical drawings will be on display from noon to 8 p.m. daily, beginning Jan. 2, at California University of Pennsylvania.Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion continues through May 6 in the South Conference Wing of the new Convocation Center at Cal U. Doors are open seven days a week.The traveling exhibition invites interaction. Visitors can manipulate and activate most of the machines — the revolving crane,... More Details
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