Museums, Galleries & Architecture

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 ...

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 ...