Events This Week in Pittsburgh

What's happening in Pittsburgh this week, you ask?

For things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend and upcoming events that will pique your interests, fire up your taste buds and inspire new adventures, look no further. Check back each week for an up-to-date list of what to do in the 'Burgh.


Make-It-Now: Sandblasted Pint Glass 🍺🔥

Feb 10 | Pittsburgh Glass Center, Garfield
 Make your own sandblasted pint glass and take it home the same night. In this introductory experience, you will get to design a unique pint glass using stickers and tape. Once you design it, work with PGC staff to create a frosted look using our industrial sandblaster.

Jurassic Quest 🦖🦕

Feb. 10-12 | David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Attention dinosaur lovers! Jurassic Quest, America's largest dinosaur event, roars into the David L. Lawrence Convention Center Feb. 10-12 with a live Raptor show, giant animatronic dinos, dinosaur rides, fossil exhibits and more.

Neighbor to Neighbor 🏡🧍🏽‍♀️🧍🏽‍♂️🏡

Feb 11 - May 27 | Kelly Strayhorn Theater, East Liberty
"Neighbor to Neighbor" is a group exhibition that challenges viewers to visualize ideas around equitable and active neighboring, with work by Takara Canty, Sophia Fang, atiya jones, Maggie Negrete, Jameelah Platt, Danielle Robinson.

Coming Soon...

“The Black Fives: The Epic Story of Basketball’s Forgotten Era” 🏀⛹🏽‍♂️⛹🏽‍♂️⛹🏽‍♂️⛹🏽‍♂️⛹🏽‍♂️

Feb 17 | Heinz History Center
Discover the lesser-known history of Black basketball’s trailblazing teams, players, and coaches at the History Center’s ninth annual Black History Month lecture. Led by Claude Johnson, the founder of the Black Fives Foundation, spent decades researching Black basketball history and its impact for his book, “The Black Fives: The Epic Story of Basketball’s Forgotten Era.” 

Le Patin Libre Carte Blanche ⛸💃🏽

Mar 9-11 | The UPMC Rink at PPG Place, Downtown
Presented by the Pittsburgh Dance Council, Le Patin Libre is a contemporary ice skating company from Montreal. Far from sparkles, stereotypes and champions’ demos, the creations of Le Patin Libre propose real works of art exploiting the amazing choreographic and theatrical potential of glide. In Carte Blanche, a new work being developed specifically for Pittsburgh, the company will revisit parts of their showstopping repertory and debut innovative new material. 

What the Constitution Means to Me 🎭📜

Through Feb 12 | The City Theatre Company, South Side
Playwright Heidi Schreck earned her college tuition and developed a deep love of the Constitution by winning debate competitions around the country as a teenager. All grown-up, her hilarious and optimistic new play reimagines how this living document served four different generations of women and what it will mean for the future of America. 

Ongoing… 

A Midsummer Night's Dream in Harlem 🧚🏽‍♀️🏙

Through Feb 19 | Pittsburgh Public Theater, Downtown
This groundbreaking production is set in an urban dreamscape influenced by the art, music, and legacy of Harlem. Join for a mythical story in a magical world of mischievous fairies, confused lovers, and an enchanted forest where anything can happen!

Andy Warhol’s Social Network: Interview, Television and Portraits  📺 

Through February 20, 2023 | Andy Warhol Museum
Andy Warhol’s Social Network examines the intersections between Warhol’s longest running project, Interview magazine; his ventures in television with his original series Fashion, Warhol TV, and Warhol’s Fifteen Minutes; and his portrait commissions of the 1970s and 1980s. 

Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show: Origin Stories 🌺

Through Mar 5 | Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Explore the discovery of orchids and the cultural influences behind bonsai when you visit the all-new Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show: Origin Stories. Captivating displays of colorful orchids and exquisitely trained tropical bonsai specimens guide you through the origins of these fascinating plants. 

58th Carnegie International 🖼👨🏻‍🎨

Through Apr 2, 2023 | Carnegie Museum of Art, Oakland
Established in 1896, the Carnegie International is the longest-running North American exhibition of international art. Organized every three to four years by Carnegie Museum of Art, the International presents an overview of how art and artists respond to the critical questions of our time. 

Undefined 👩‍🎨🔥

Through Jul 30 | Pittsburgh Glass Center, Garfield
“Undefined,” a new exhibition at PGC, opens on Friday, Feb. 3 featuring the top three finalists from the Netflix series Blown Away Season 3 including MiNHi England, John Moran, and John Sharvin.

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