Museums, Galleries & Architecture

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 ...

Westmoreland museum mural invites visitors to express emotions

The smiles painted on a canvas mounted on a wall at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art on Sunday were enough to make visitors, well, ...

These tiny houses are 300 years of show and tell

When people today talk about a tiny house, they probably mean the trendy living space that's about the size of a shed. But you would ...

Associated Artists of Pittsburgh's annual exhibit shows off wide range of works

The Associated Artists of Pittsburgh's 105th Annual Exhibition, on display at the Carnegie Museum of Art, features work of the quality that locals have come ...

'Killer Heels' exhibit in prep stage for opening at Frick Art & Historical Center

Each shoe or boot is carefully removed from a wooden crate by workers wearing green nitrile gloves. The footwear is part of the collection being ...

Artist, activist's work displayed along with Warhol's

Ai Weiwei came to America in 1981 without any knowledge of American art, but he quickly found inspiration from Andy Warhol. In fact, the first book ...

Westmoreland Museum sets 'Smile' event, Mutiny tour

People are invited to stop by the North Main Street bridge in downtown Greensburg on June 5 to add their smiles to artist John Schlimm's ...

New exhibits around Pittsburgh accompany Three Rivers Arts Festival

An arts festival isn't an arts festival without art, and the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival offers plenty of it in the form of ...

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 ...