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Pittsburgh Glass Center exhibits new wares that reinterpret antiquities

By Kurt Shaw
“Out of the Archives and Into the Gallery,” a new exhibit on display in the Pittsburgh Glass Center’s Hodge Gallery, proves that a lot can ...

Art review: ‘Ashley Jean Hickey: I’ve Been Out Walking’ at 709 Penn Gallery

By Kurt Shaw
Nature has a way of working itself into every sculpture, painting and drawing Ashley Jean Hickey creates, either literally or in subject matter. Her solo exhibit ...

Rare Hopper works get their due at Carnegie Museum of Art

By Kurt Shaw
Even though it just opened  July 25, “CMOA Collects Edward Hopper” is already the top exhibit worth seeing at the Carnegie Museum of Art. Not since ...

Collier’s Outlet Barn to showcase artists’ collections

By Rex Rutkoski
As a young emerging artist, Charley Larkin, 24, of Carnegie knows how difficult it can be to get work in front of the public. And, he ...

Allison Park artist wins Western Art Collector Award of Excellence

By Kellie B. Gormly
Allison Park artist John Buxton has earned a top honor in the art world for his painting showing two different Native American cultures clashing on ...

Smithsonian exhibit sets out how Pittsburgh region propelled war victory

By Matthew Zabierek
History will take to the air this weekend. As a part of the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the beginning of World War II, the ...

‘Artist’s Choice Exhibition’ at Panza Gallery shows variety of concept, media

By Kurt Shaw
With more than 360 artist members living within a 150-mile radius of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Society of Artists, founded in 1965, has grown to become ...

China returns passport to artist Ai Weiwei, who plans London trip

By The Associated Press
BEIJING — Ai Weiwei has gotten back his passport four years after it was confiscated by Chinese authorities and is expected to attend a London ...

‘People’s History of Pittsburgh’ captures everyday moments through photos

By Matthew Zabierek
If Pittsburgh is, indeed, a family, then consider this its album — just photos of you and 300,000 of your closest relatives. Last year, the Carnegie ...

Heinz History Center experts to share conservation ideas with public

By Tribune-Review
Conservation experts at the Senator John Heinz History Center, Strip District, will share ways of taking care of paper items at the opening of a ...

Shaler native returns home as doll-making artist-in-residence

By Kellie B. Gormly
You can sketch your Kreepy Doll shape ahead of time if you want. But if you prefer, just pick up some fabric and start cutting, ...

Morgan Gallery gathers beauties from best of glass-sculpting artists

By Kurt Shaw
Ask any glass artist, and you will hear how there is something magical about working with glass. “Glass can be solid or liquid. It can ...

Art review: ‘Marlana Adele Vassar: Gamine’ at The Gallery 4

By Kurt Shaw
“Marlana Adele Vassar: Gamine” is the East Liberty-based artist’s third exhibit at the Gallery 4 in Shadyside. The term “gamine” was traditionally defined by a woman ...

Westmoreland Museum closes temporary space to prep for reopening splurge

By Jacob Tierney
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art has closed the doors on @rt30 as the staff prepares to move back to its permanent location. The museum — ...

Carnegie Museum archive specialist a link to Hill District past

By Rex Rutkoski
Her young-girl voice rose above everyone else’s in the room as the child ran, excitedly announcing, “Teenie’s here! Teenie’s here!” Charlene Foggie-Barnett wanted everyone to know ...

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh sets attendance record

By Tribune-Review
The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh on the North Side had its highest-ever attendance in its 32-year history in the most recent fiscal year, from July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015. According to the museum, 276,189 people visited in that ...

Penn State New Kensington exhibit features works created through visual communication

By Debbie Black
Eight artists collaborated in pairs, with only the physical pieces of their ongoing creations as communication. The resulting pieces are featured in a three-month exhibit in ...

Carnegie Museum exhibit shows power of day-to-day living in Arab countries

By Kurt Shaw
From the tales of the “Persian” Queen Sheherazade to the “Arabian” stories contained in “One Thousand and One Nights,” what little Westerners have learned of ...

Art review: ‘London/Pittsburgh: Mark Neville’ at Silver Eye Center for Photography

By Kurt Shaw
Pittsburgh has been compared to many world-class cities, from Paris to its “sister city” of Wuhan, China. In recent years, internationally recognized photographer Mark Neville has ...

Pittsburgh exhibit creates dialogue between Warhol, Weiwei

By Rex Rutkoski
Ai Weiwei, unlike many of his fellow dissident artists who left China, came to New York City in the early 1980s specifically to work in ...