From iconic pop to traditional work, Pittsburgh has innovative and award-winning visuals to captivate every audience. Explore political commentary, dazzling shoes, botanical wonders, classic American art, and so much more.
Don't miss Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals / Zodiac Heads May 29-August 29, 2016. What's your sign? Walk among twelve colossal bronze sculptures of the Chinese zodiac, situated amidst the building facades of the museum's grand Hall of Architecture. Artistic histories are constantly being explored and retold at CMOA.
Explore Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe, fashion's most provocative accessory June 11–September 4, 2016. From 18th-century silk slippers to glamorous stilettos embellishing today's runways and red carpets, this exhibition of nearly 150 objects looks at the high-heeled shoe's rich and varied history and its enduring place in the worlds of fashion, design and popular culture.
Founded in 1893, this is one of only a handful of conservatories in the country that offers comprehensive (and breathtaking) flower shows for every season. Phipps consists of 14 garden rooms, including an award-winning orchid collection, plus multiple outdoor gardens and a building that functions as efficiently as a flower, demonstrating the many ways people, plants, health and beauty are interconnected.
As a result of a dramatic and inspiring renovation, The Westmoreland has become a true 21st-century museum with increased gallery and education spaces as well as enhanced community-oriented programming. Built to inspire and engage, it's a place for people from all corners of the world to gather and experience the beauty and elegance of American art.
So what are you waiting for? Start planning your Getaway today!