Pittsburgh Culture, Arts, Theatre & more!
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, a vital part of the City of Pittsburgh's heritage for more than 100 years, is under the exciting leadership of Music Director Mariss Jansons. With its noble history of the finest conductors and musicians and its strong commitment to artistic quality and excellence, audiences around the world have claimed the Pittsburgh Symphony as their orchestra of choice.
The Carnegie Museum of Art offers a distinguished collection of contemporary art that includes film and video works. Other collections of note include works of American art from the late nineteenth century, French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, and European and American decorative arts from the late seventeenth century to the present. The Heinz Architectural Center, opened as part of the Museum in 1993, is dedicated to the collection, study, and exhibition of architectural drawings and models. The Hall of Architecture contains the largest collection of plaster casts of architectural masterpieces in America and one of the three largest in the world. The marble Hall of Sculpture replicates the interior of the Parthenon.
Fort Pitt Museum interprets for citizens and visitors the strategic importance of the "Forks of the Ohio" during the French and Indian War period in which British, colonial, French, and Native American forces struggled for control of North America, and during the subsequent founding and development of the city of Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh Glass Center, the first open and comprehensive glass art studio in Southwestern PA, is a 501(c)3 organization, dedicated to teaching, creating and promoting glass art.
PGC invites you to explore our 16,000+ square foot facility housing state of the art studios in hot glass, flameworking, coldworking and coming soon...casting and kilnworking! Our staff of skilled administrators, glass artists, technicians and highly qualified and motivated instructors all work together to create an open environment where the beginner to advanced student can explore and achieve his or her creative vision in glass. Our goal is to provide the instruction and resources to expand the skill and knowledge level of glass art students, while growing a new generation of glass artists and enthusiasts here in the Pittsburgh region, and in our Friendship-Garfield home.
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts fosters a vibrant contemporary art scene in Southwest Pennsylvania by encouraging more people to create, see, support, and learn about visual arts. As a community arts organization, the Center:
Exhibits work by contemporary regional artists,
Promotes and sells artists' work,
Provides school-and community-based education programs.
The Frick Art and Historical Center is a fascinating complex of museums and historical buildings located on over five acres of lawns and gardens in Pittsburgh's residential East End. The Center is devoted to the interpretation of the life and times of industrialist and art collector Henry Clay Frick. Exhibitions of fine and decorative art are also presented at the Center.
The perfect place for group visits or special events with over 300 hands-on exhibits, UPMC SportsWorks, Rangos Ominmax Theater, interactive planetarium, Miniature Railroad & Village, WWII submarine, River View Cafe' and Xplor Store.
The Andy Warhol Museum is a vital forum in which diverse audiences of artists, scholars and the general public are galvanized through creative interaction with the art and life of Andy Warhol. The Warhol is ever-changing and constantly re-defining itself in relation to contemporary life, using its unique collections and dynamic, interactive programming as tools.
Located on the North Shore of Pittsburgh, The Warhol is one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh and is a collaborative project of the Carnegie Institute, Dia Center for the Arts, and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. Opened in 1994, the Museum features extensive permanent collections of art and archives on one of the most influential American artists of the twentieth century. It is also a primary resource for anyone seeking insights into contemporary art and popular culture.
Mountain top vineyard, award-winning wines, winery and retail gift and wine sales. Located in restored 1880s barn. Mystery dinner theater, wine and food events, weddings, custom labels, parties, hayrides.