Museums, Galleries & Architecture

Ceramic artist Consentino's reassembled works examine cultural values

Based in Northampton, Mass., ceramic artist Cynthia Consentino has gained a national reputation. A longtime exhibiting favorite at Gallerie Chiz, she recently returned to the ...

Small Alle-Kiski Valley museums band together for open house

Free is always good. And touring four small-town museums chock full of history — without spending a penny — is even better. Joining historical ...

Carnegie Museum opens exhibit by female photographers for National Geographic

They bring the world into focus. Female photographers for National Geographic risk their lives to get the shot, to tell the story of pain, suffering, turmoil ...

Pittsburgh-region art exhibitions sure to have something to please every eye this fall

A chill in the air signals fall is here. But at the Carnegie Museum of Art, things will turn tropical Oct. 1 when "Helio Oiticica: ...

'Killer Heels' exhibit exceeds expectations

The first exhibit in the Frick Pittsburgh's new series on the intersection of fashion, design and fine art was a breakout hit. "Killer Heels: The ...

Art exhibits look at water, upcycled materials

While most of the galleries at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts are currently filled with works by the group's artist and emerging artist of the ...

Carnegie Museum of Natural History gets grant to preserve specimens

The Carnegie Museum of Natural History has received a $499,224 grant from the National Science Foundation to preserve collections stored in the museum's historic Alcohol ...

St. Vincent monk Brother Mark Floreanini teaches, learns about arts

Brother Mark Floreanini, 60, is a monk of the St. Vincent Archabbey and an associate professor of visual arts at St. Vincent College. A versatile ...

Fox Chapel resident shares the story of steel mills through art

From her first exhibit as a Chatham College student in 1958, Fox Chapel artist Fran Gialamas has found inspiration in the ubiquitous remnants of steel ...

Photographers look beyond the stock image

For nearly 200 years, a photograph has been defined as an image created by light falling on a light-sensitive surface. More recently, advancing digital technologies have changed that. But there are ...

Community Day celebration offers peek at displays in McCandless-Northern Allegheny Heritage Center

Visitors to McCandless' annual Community Day celebration Saturday got a chance to view some of the artifacts that will be on display in the new ...

What's with that clock at the Carnegie Museum of Art? Wait for 'Nightime'

There's been an addition to the plaza in front of the Carnegie Museum of Art in Oakland since Aug. 26. It looks like an old ...

Reuse gets upscale treatment at Sweetwater Center for the Arts

It has been a decade or so since art made from recycled materials was an obvious trend, but like all things recycled, that trend is ...

Silver Eye Center for Photography exhibit has eye for the abstract

The exhibit "Materials & Processes: Imaging the Elements of Photography," opening Sept. 2 with a free public reception from 6 to 9 p.m. at Silver ...

Single focus inspires unusual exhibit at Downtown gallery

John Riegert sees himself in an exhibit at Space, Downtown. In fact, views of his face and body are among the 252 paintings, photographs, sculptures and ...

Science takes center stage at Shadyside art exhibit

Possessing the mind of a mad scientist, Richard Pell seems an unlikely candidate for the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts' 2016 Artist of the Year ...

Lawrenceville exhibit gives female perspective to magical realism art style

When German art critic Franz Roh (1890-1965) first applied the term "magical realism" to visual art in 1925, he was designating a style of visual ...

Ai Weiwei exhibit extended until Sept. 11 at Warhol

The exhibit "Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei," which has been at the Andy Warhol Museum since June 4, has been extended for two weeks, until ...

Director Shiner's time at the Warhol was 'incredibly productive'

For the past eight years, Eric Shiner has thought constantly about Andy Warhol's relationship with his hometown. He considered the influence it had on the world's ...

Shadyside glass exhibit hails art within art

Featuring the work of eight glass artists from across the country, as well as Canada, the exhibit "Bound by Glass" at Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery ...