Art & Architecture


Dormont after-school program blends art, movement

The innovative ARTS in Motion program is being offered at Dormont Elementary School in the Keystone Oaks School District.

2 days ago


 William McCullough Darlington, born May 1, 1815, devoted much of his life to collecting maps.

Exhibition preview: Map makers went on voyages of imagination to chart the globe

An exhibition of 36 rare world maps at Hillman Library in Oakland shows how cartographers’ views of the continents have changed over time.

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 "Bride" by Adrienne Heinrich.

Art notes: Westmoreland Museum exhibits Heinrich and Geary

A pop-up exhibition brings sculpture and oil painting by Adrienne Heinrich and Brian Geary to The Westmoreland Museum of American Art.

4 days ago


Artist promotes her Monongahela 'hometown'

Tammy Sprinkle says the Mon Valley town offers outdoor concerts, antique stores, artists’ shops and “tons of history.”

1 week ago


Upper St. Clair display to offer taste of art — and chocolate

The 4th Annual Arts & Chocolate Spectacular is a free event that will feature students’ artwork, chocolate and local dancers and performers.

1 week ago


  "love is hard work," 1985, in the exhibition, "Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent," at The Andy Warhol Museum.

Art notes: Corita Kent show closes with talk

Georgetown professor Ori Soltes will talk about “Corita Kent in Her Contexts: Art, Craft, Politics and Society” this weekend at The Warhol.

1 week ago


 Details from "Fight Well Against the Future" by Katie Murken.

Let's talk about art: Katie Murken

The mixed-media exhibit “Fight Well Against the Future” is featured with the work of eight other artists at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.

1 week ago


 Bartholomew Ryan: “What's important about Warhol is to recognize the contemporary in Warhol and how aspects of his work continue to resonate today."

Dublin native named Warhol Museum's new Milton Fine curator

Bartholomew Ryan, 38, has been at Walker Art Center in Minneapolis since 2009, where he co-curated a new show called “International Pop.”

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 Meeting of Important People (left) will play at the Warhol Museum on Saturday, with The Van Allen Belt (right) opening.

2Do this week, April 12-18: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

PSO performs at Holocaust Remembrance Day on Wednesday, Pittsburgh Opera’s Brown Bag concert, Meeting of Important People at the Warhol ...

2 weeks ago


 Van Gogh's "Self-Portrait with Grey Felt Hat,' 1887,  is in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, which will be visited in the film "Vincent Van Gogh: A New Way of Seeing," to be screened at four Pittsburgh area Cinemark theaters.

Exhibition on Screen brings Van Gogh to Cinemark

The Exhibition on Screen series brings the Vincent Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, collection to select local Cinemark theaters on Tuesday.

2 weeks ago


 The artists, Zachary Ennis and Peter Lambert, work on the piece at the Center for Sustainable Landscapes at the Phipps Conservatory in Schenley Park.

New Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens sculpture links the man-made with nature

The sculpture is being built by Peter Michael Lambert and Zachary Ennis of Red Star Ironworks.

2 weeks ago


 Rachel Pollock.

South Fayette teen's graphic designs inspire township's logo

Rachel Pollock, a junior at South Fayette High School, submitted 14 ideas for the project.

2 weeks ago


 Comic Suzanne Westenhoefer.

Hot List for the weekend beginning April 9

Theater galore, “WordPlay” at Bricolage, comic Suzanne Westenhoefer, banjo duo Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Slow Art Day and more ...

2 weeks ago


 Kurt Christian, chief art preparator at the Carnegie Museum of Art, center, directs the moving of the Joan Miro painting, "Queen Louise of Prussia," as it is hung on the wall of Gallery A.

'Uncrated' show illustrates secret lives of artworks

Carnegie Museum of Art exhibit reveals what it takes to conserve, move and hang art, including a very large “Queen Louise.”

2 weeks ago


 Desert frog a porcelain sculpture by ceramist Jason Walker.

Art notes: Artist questions contemporary concept of nature

Ceramist Jason Walker asks how technology has influenced concepts of nature in talk at Carnegie and show at Society for Contemporary Craft.

2 weeks ago


 Hendrik Hondius based his engraved map of Virginia on the Map of Virginia published by the English explorer John Smith in 1612.

Maps show what world looked like in 1500s

William Darlington’'s collection of world maps and atlases go on display Friday in an open house at Hillman Library at the University of

2 weeks ago


2Do this week, April 5-11: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Pianist Leslie Amper, jazz composer and cornetist Rob Mazurek,  Slow Art Day at the Carnegie, Geri Allen & the Timeline Tap Quartet ...

3 weeks ago


 Rapper Earl Sweatshirt.

The Hot List of events for the coming weekend

“Jesus Christ Superstar” at Stage Right; Earl Sweatshirt at Mr. Smalls and Pure Prairie League plays Jergel’s Rhythm Grille.

3 weeks ago


 "Still Life, Basket of Apples," by Vincent van Gogh will be among the works used to discuss color theory during Slow Art Day at the Carnegie Museum of Art.

Van Gogh's color use explored on Slow Art Day

An exploration of “Visiting Van Gogh” is among the staff-led and self-guided activities for Slow Art Day April 11 at Carnegie Museum of Art.

3 weeks ago


 Artist Elana Schlenker of Polish Hill stands in her pop-up shop in Garfield that will showcase the work of 40 female artists from around the region and the country.

Artist’s shop in Garfield to draw attention to pay inequality with discount for women

Women will have to pay less than men on items in the store as a way to represent how women make less in the workforce.

3 weeks ago


 "Beatitudes Wall," created for the Vatican Exhibit at the 1964 World's Fair in New York, in the exhibition "Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent" at The Warhol.

'Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent' dazzles at The Warhol

A shining mix of spiritual and secular from a Catholic nun who embodied the 1960s, this retrospective sings with her convictions.

4 weeks ago


 William Klein changed fashion photography by posing models in unusual ways and venues. This gelatin silver print is called "Antonia and Mirrors," Paris, 1963.

Christie’s auction will show William T. Hillman’s passion for photography, and proceeds will buy more images for Carnegie Museum of Art.

4 weeks ago


2Do this week, March 29 to April 4: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Arsenal Duo performs Cesar Franck; architect Lorcan O’Herlihy lectures; Hillman Photography Initiative curator Tina Kukielski speaks ...

4 weeks ago


Wallace church in Green Tree to hold art show

A juried exhibition of Bible-based art will be displayed at Wallace Memorial Presbyterian Church on Greentree Road from April 24 to May 3.

1 month ago


 Lynda West.

Washington County artist raises, processes her own fiber

Lynda West is owns The Fiber Mill & Studio at Ten Mile Village in Washington County.

1 month ago



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