Museums, Galleries & Architecture

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 ...

Wood Street Galleries presents exhibits created with new media

Two installations on display at Wood Street Galleries — "Pêle-Mêle" by Parisian Olivier Ratsi and "Boîte Noire" by Martin Messier of Montreal — epitomize new ...

Bauerle exhibit features abstract nature, creepy doll images

A fine-art photographer for more than 30 years, Ruthanne Bauerle of Fox Chapel knows what makes a good picture. Take, for example, her most recent ...

Pittsburgh Glass Center's chandelier exhibit challenges artists

It's been 10 years since Pittsburgh Glass Center held a chandelier exhibition, and now it has done it again. "Turned On: Lighting Hooks Up With ...

Knowles exhibit at Carnegie eyes work in many media

Artist Alison Knowles may not be a household name. But at 83, with a long, storied art career behind her, she has certainly earned her ...

2-minute films find time to tell memorable stories

Two minutes isn't a lot of time for a movie. It's barely enough time to set up a story, or even a joke. Then again, there's ...

Westmoreland's folk art exhibit honors self-taught artists

Long before Andy Warhol brought us pop art, the prevalent art form in the United States for more than a century was folk art, which ...

Eric Shiner leaving Warhol Museum for Sotheby's

Eric Shiner, who has been director of the Andy Warhol Museum since 2011, is stepping down to take a position with Sotheby's auction house in ...

Silver Eye Center for Photography hosts exhibits of black and white images

Two disparate exhibits at Silver Eye Center for Photography benefit from a seamlessly cohesive display of large, lush imagery, all shot in black and white. In ...

Carnegie Museum of Natural History adds new mystery to Bird Hall

For years, when children turned the knob on the curious, half-sized wooden door at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, their anticipation quickly turned to ...

'History Inspires' new Fort Pitt exhibit

It's a rare and treasured opportunity when contemporary culture crosses paths with history, but that's just what visitors to Fort Pitt Museum in Point State ...

Mt. Pleasant museum director's glass always half full

As the new director of the Mt. Pleasant Glass Museum, Amy Philips-Haller of Scott brings a variety of professional experiences and personal interests to the ...

Installation art shows creative ways to look at things

For "Factory Installed," the latest exhibit to open at the Mattress Factory, an installation-art museum on the North Side, a total of eight artists were ...

National Geographic exhibit shows 'wonder of nature and culture'

If a picture is worth a thousand words, a new exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History will speak volumes. The "50 Greatest Photographs of ...

High heels get high-art treatment at Frick

In recent years, fashion has become the focus of an increasing number of museum exhibits. And a growing number of artists have been collaborating with ...

Westmoreland Museum of American Art expert enjoys hands-on role

Doug Evans is collections manager for the Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg. He lives nearby in the Academy Hill neighborhood, where he's often ...