Art & Architecture


 Haunted museum.

Natural History Museum reaches out to over-21 crowd

Carnegie Museum of Natural History opens doors to the nightlife crowd with “Haunted Museum ... After Dark.”

4 days ago


 PJ Zimmerlink, "Everything is in Doubt II," Mixed Media on Canvas on Wooden Board.

Art notes: AAP exhibition at The Mine Factory is a winner

Curator Thomas Sokolowski has organized an impressive exhibition of works by five AAP members for The Mine Factory, East End.

4 days ago


 An art and cultural center plans to move in to the "Big Red Barn" on McFarland Road in Mt. Lebanon.

Old Rollier's barn in Mt. Lebanon to be remade into arts center

The site on McFarland Road will be known as The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh, and will allow for the relocation of Koolkat Designs.

5 days ago


 Tig Notaro will be at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater on Saturday.

2Do this week, Oct. 19-25: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Music on the Edge series, comedian/actress Tig Notaro comes to Kelly Strayhorn Theater, a world premiere of “Queens of the Blues” and more.

1 week ago


 Stoke Hole Pottery in Indiana, Pa., is one of the several stops on the annual Potters Studio Tour, which runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Potters Studio Tour an open door to a timeless art form

The annual tour runs in Indiana County from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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 Chuck Connelly, "Art Factory," 2012,

Art preview: Chuck Connelly is Warhol 2014 Pittsburgh Biennial artist

Philadelphia artist, Pittsburgh native and 2014 Pittsburgh Biennial artist Chuck Connelly will speak at The Andy Warhol Museum Saturday.

1 week ago


Art notes: Biennial at Filmmakers ends Sunday

The last day of the Pittsburgh Filmmakers component of the 2104 Pittsburgh Biennial, photography and video installation, is Sunday.

1 week ago


Let's talk about art: Sean Derry

Alaska-born artist Sean Derry finds a lot in common between his adopted home of Pittsburgh and his birthplace.

1 week ago


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

Teenie Harris photographs, music at Rodef Shalom and Tony Campbell Jazz Surgery Band are a few of the events on the calendar.

2 weeks ago


 Doug Clarke,43, of Virginia Beach, Va., stands next to his painting that looks across Penn Avenue at 21st Street in the Strip District. Mr. Clarke's art will be featured this weekend among other artists during a festival in Mt. Lebanon.

Mt. Lebanon to feature paintings, food trucks in weekend festival

The family-friend event by the Mt. Lebanon Arts Initiative will run from Thursday through Sunday.

2 weeks ago


 "We Humans" is a portable exhibit on human relations.  In this photo, a  teacher in the mid-1950s at Monongahela High School uses a panel illustrating examples of prejudice from statements made by ancient and modern peoples, and statements illustrating examples of recognition of differing attitudes.

'RACE' exhibition at Carnegie Museum making a difference

“RACE: Are We So Different?” a traveling show at Carnegie Museum, has launched important discussions. It will close Oct. 27.

2 weeks ago


 Adolph Alexander Weinman (1870-1952), Descending Night, ca. 1914-1915, bronze sculpture, 26 1/2 x 21 1/12 x 10 in., Collection of Dr. Michael Nieland.

Art notes: Westmoreland Museum of American Art receives Nieland sculpture collection

Dr. Michael Nieland has gifted his American sculpture collection, comprising 55 works, to the Westmoreland Museum of American Art.

2 weeks ago


 The Renoir-inspired sculpture, "A Turn of the Century," is removed from PPG Plaza in three sections.

Renoir-inspired 'A Turn of the Century' statue removed from PPG Plaza

Workers today have disassembled and removed the 20-foot-tall, 14,440-pound sculpture that has towered over PPG Plaza since early June.

3 weeks ago


Architecture talks on tap

Architectural historian Albert M. Tannler gives three free talks about 20th-century architecture in October.

3 weeks ago


  "Memory," 1950, oil on board, by Kamal Youssef.

Kamal Youssef's paintings at SAMA Loretto are bold in line and color

Southern Allegheny Museum of Art mounts a handsome retrospective of the art of Kamal Youssef featuring almost 250 paintings.

3 weeks ago


 Curator Nicholas Chambers oversees the "13 Most Wanted Men," an installation that Andy Warhol did for the 1964 World's Fair that featured old wanted posters.

1964 World's Fair piece almost made Warhol a wanted man

“13 Most Wanted Men” exhibition at The Andy Warhol Museum looks back at the row its namesake caused at the 1964 World’s Fair.

3 weeks ago


 Dancers Kelsey Batman & Alan Obuzor perform as part of the Texture Contemporary Ballet in May. An Arts Day of Giving, an 18-hour, online fundraising event, will take place Thursday to raise $2 million or more for about 150 nonprofit arts and cultural groups in Western Pennsylvania, including Texture Contemporary Ballet.

Pittsburgh arts advocates to highlight individual donations

Individuals can show support for the region’s arts and cultural groups through online contributions during Thursday’s Arts Day of Giving.

3 weeks ago


 Anna Mikolay's piece is called "Moving Through Stillness."

Let's talk about art: Anna Mikolay

The work of Pittsburgh artist Anna Mikolay brings a hallway to life at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts during the Pittsburgh Biennial.

3 weeks ago


 This mural, painted in 1937 and 1938 as part of a New Deal-era public works project, is in the lobby of the state’s Finance Building in Harrisburg. It is the work of American artist Eugene Savage.

The Next Page: Government and the common man, on view in Harrisburg murals

Post-Gazette reporter Kate Giammarise says the murals in the state’s Finance Building are a New Deal gem.

4 weeks ago


2Do this week, Sept. 28-Oct. 4: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” in Frick Park, Pittsburgh Concert Society presents winners, Takacs Quartet, NPR’s Michele Norris and more.

4 weeks ago



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