Whether you have a taste for traditional art or a thirst for the exotic, Pittsburgh is your art destination. Be astonished by art crafted from flowers and greenery at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Or explore the history of work created in southwest Pennsylvania and across the country at the newly expanded Westmoreland Museum of American Art. No matter what your artistic style, Pittsburgh has a museum for you.
Visit the Andy Warhol Museum, global keeper of the pop art icon's legacy. This museum centers on Warhol's struggle with his own body image and fascination with the flawed human form. A special exhibit Andy Warhol: Stars of the Silver Screen (Jun 16-Sep 24, 2017) explores Warhol's fascination with Hollywood, fame, and stardom.
Explore the sprawling former Frick family estate, and enjoy an expansive art collection at The Frick Pittsburgh. Schedule a tour of "Clayton," once home to industrialist Henry Clay Frick, which now serves as one of the best preserved Gilded Age mansions in America. This summer, spend a few hours immersed in Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty (Jun 17-Sep 10, 2017) a special exhibit of iconic American photographer and master of lighting and composition Irving Penn.
Venture to the Carnegie Museum of Art from Mar 16-Sep 4, 2017 for the Styles and Customs of the 2020s, a virtual reality experience where artists invite us to consider how a re-imagined future can shed light on our present. Also check out Hot Metal Modern: Design in Pittsburgh and Beyond (Now till Jun 1, 2017), a showcase of great design objects from around Pittsburgh and the stories of innovation and industry behind them.
Continue your connection to art on the stage with one-of-a-kind performances by hundreds of arts groups in the region. Also, explore Pittsburgh Art Places, a comprehensive resource for finding public art and arts venues in the Pittsburgh region.