Museums, Galleries & Architecture

Cutting-edge fiber art: Wide variety of materials make up annual exhibit

Far from simply being made from needle and thread, fiber art has become loosely defined to include much more. It can consist of natural or ...

Ai Weiwei sculpture project arrives in Pittsburgh 

Catherine Evans, chief curator of the Carnegie Museum of Art, has waited more than five years for the chance to showcase a world-renowned piece of ...

Summer brings steady stream of art exhibits

This summer brings the strange and unusual in terms of art, starting with the work of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, which will be on display ...

Renowned 'watchdog' artist Ai Weiwei's works coming to Pittsburgh

Since the 1980s, Chinese contemporary art has made a huge impact on the international scene and continues to be one of the art world's major ...

Carnegie names archivist for Teenie Harris collection

Making the work of legendary Pittsburgh photographer Charles "Teenie" Harris more accessible to a worldwide audience is the goal of Dominique Luster in her newly ...

Photo exhibit documents fracking's effects

It's been a few years since photographer Brian Cohen and Laura Domencic, executive director of Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, first began the Marcellus Shale ...

Exhibit puts focus on Valley High School's female artists

About 60 female students from Valley High School have created original works of art for "Chicas Artisticas," an exhibit of art made by females running ...

Wood Street exhibit shows how bugs are 'All Around Us'

Bugs. No matter how hard we try, we simply can't avoid them. Hence, "All Around Us," the catchy titled of the exhibit at the Pittsburgh ...

Carnegie Museum of Natural History unveils new dino discovery

There are many subtle gradations of excitement out there, from pennant-race baseball thrills to kid-on-Christmas-morning exhilaration. Then there's the excitement of paleontologists who discovered a ...

'Teapots!' take spotlight in Shadyside exhibit

Other than salt and pepper shakers, few kitchenware items have taken on as many forms throughout history than the teapot. Which is why teapot collecting, ...

Grand gestures sought for art project

In a new exhibit at the Andy Warhol Museum, a film of artist Michael Chow is projected on the wall. He walks forward, turns to ...

Art All Night event to mark 19th year with move to Arsenal Terminal Building

Now in its 19th year, Art All Night will have a new location this year — the Arsenal Terminal Building at 39th and Butler streets ...

Hunt exhibit looks at plants' life cycles

Spring has sprung, and so, too, has the latest exhibit, "Great Expectations," at the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, high atop the Hunt Library at ...

Group A showing in Millvale represents variety of mediums, artistic interpretations

Originally known as the Abstract Group when it was founded in the 1950s, Group A has since not only changed its name, but also its ...

Art teachers showcase works at Penn State New Ken

Alle-Kiski area educators are showcasing their artistic talents with a multimedia exhibit at Penn State New Kensington Art Gallery through April 30. Featuring nearly 20 local ...

FBI offers reward in Missouri theft of Warhol prints

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Federal investigators looking into the theft of artwork — including Andy Warhol prints of Campbell soup cans — at a southwest Missouri ...

New Kensington Camera Club's Flower Show features art in many media

The New Kensington Art Center, which has been hosting a series of pop-up events and classes since locating to the former Career Training Academy building ...

Barnes exhibit shows it can be easy to overthink Picasso

In 1920, Pablo Picasso painted what looks almost like a trompe l'oeil image of a wall in his studio, or perhaps in his imaginary ideal ...

Artist's 'Waterfall Vision' exhibition explores 'earth body and human body relationship'

At 707 Penn Gallery, Downtown, Jennifer Nagle Myers' solo exhibition "Waterfall Vision" is an ambitious showing worth seeking out before it closes April 10. Myers, ...

Women Artists group brings 'In-Visible' into spotlight at Point Park University

The exhibition "In-Visible," on display in Point Park University's Lawrence Hall, features works by nearly two dozen members of the National Association of Women Artists. The ...