Time and Place

Aug 29, 2014 - Sep 13, 2014

This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Paintings by Tom McNickle "When I confront the landscape, I am overwhelmed by the specificity of the moment, the place, the light and the time. Through painting I try, not only to experience the moment, but to connect with it in a way that is outside the moment…timeless. I work both in the studio and on location, painting watercolors plein- air which serve as studies for larger watercolors...

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Calling all movie buffs! Celebrate the “Hollywood of the East,” where movies and film crews abound! Lights, Camera, Pittsburgh! Tour goes behind-the-scenes of countless Hollywood blockbusters filmed here, including “The Dark Night Rises,” “Flashdance,” “Inspector Gadget,” “Striking Distance” and dozens more! This interactive tour is going to be a crowd pleaser as you...

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Butterfly Forest

Aug 29, 2014 - Sep 1, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Watch as gorgeous butterflies emerge from their chrysalises to flutter among cheerful tropical blooms and enchant nature lovers of every age. Find more details at phipps.conservatory.org.

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The Biennial at Pittsburgh Glass Center

Aug 29, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

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The Idea Furnace has been on fire for the last six months. Seven artists stepped out of their comfort zone and into the glass studio for the 2014 Pittsburgh Biennial this year at Pittsburgh Glass Center (PGC). This first-time experimental exhibition at PGC showcases new art created by seven well-known Pittsburgh artists with no glass experience working in collaboration with five local glass...

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RACE: Are We So Different?

Aug 29, 2014 - Oct 29, 2014

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RACE: Are We So Different? is a groundbreaking exploration of the experience of living with race in America. The exhibition weaves together personal stories of living with race along with expert discussions of the history of race as a concept, the role that science has played in that history, and emerging research that challenges the foundations of what we perceive as race. Interactive...

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Featuring work by the most innovative and cutting-edge craft artists, the Transformation series is a biennial juried exhibition focusing on one of six traditional craft media - wood, metal, clay, fiber, glass, and found materials - in rotation. Transformation 9 explores the irresistible diversity of ceramics. (Not open Sundays.)

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Faked, Forgotten, Found showcases conservators’ forensic analysis of five Renaissance paintings in the museum’s collection that have undergone significant scientific analysis and conservation. The discoveries about each work are presented through extensive multimedia documentation, highlighting a fascinating but little-seen aspect of museum practice.

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Monotype Prints

Aug 29, 2014 - Sep 3, 2014

Artist Jo-Anne Bates was inspired to create the works in this exhibition from her travels in South Africa nearly ten years ago. Bates says, “The incredible colors and textures of the land, the people, and their clothing” made a lasting impression on her, and subsequently on her work.

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