This exhibition pairs two monumental paintings created 400 years apart—one by Artemisia Gentileschi, an Italian artist and one of the most successful female painters of the 17th century, and the second by Kehinde Wiley, a Black American contemporary artist celebrated for his recontextualization of Old Master paintings. The subject, Judith and Holofernes, appears repeatedly throughout… Continue reading Slay: Artemisia Gentileschi & Kehinde Wiley
After abandoning her university studies in chemical nuclear engineering, Paola Pivi shifted her ambitions towards a career in contemporary art. Celebrated today for her provocative eccentricity, Pivi’s artistic production is full of odd encounters and whimsical moments. From animals in strange habitats, to an 18-wheeler truck positioned on its side, to gushing fountains of juice,… Continue reading Paola Pivi: I Want It All
Romare Bearden (1911–1988) was an artist of social conscience and action. Drawing on his own experiences, Bearden created narratives that reflect both the nostalgic rural North Carolina of his childhood and the vibrant urban life of places like Pittsburgh and Harlem. Bearden spent portions of his youth with his grandparents in Pittsburgh, graduating from Peabody… Continue reading Romare Bearden
In 2019, Phipps' Summer Flower Show: Van Gogh in Bloom wowed thousands of guests with large-scale creations of the painter's famed work. Starting Sat., May 7, Phipps turns its eye to another icon as we present Monet in Bloom, based on the works of impressionist painter Claude Monet. In this spectacular new show, our summer… Continue reading Monet in Bloom
Create a personalized collage in the style and technique of Romare Bearden. Pittsburgh-based artist and teacher Alison Zapata will lead each of these stand-alone, two-hour workshops, where you will explore color and shape, music and movement, and storytelling methods, while also learning about the life of Bearden.
We welcome Pittsburgh-based musicians, sound artists, and experimental composers Soy Sos (aka Herman Pearl) and Bri Dominique for a special site specific performance, Dub Corridor, developed with The Warhol’s recently renovated side alley, Rose Way, in mind. The duo will experiment with the unique acoustics of this intimate urban alley turned patio/beer garden, with an… Continue reading Sound Series: Soy Sos & Bri Dominique: Dub Corridor
Not your typical “sip and paint” party, this workshop has quickly become one of Rivers of Steel’s most in-demand programs. With guidance from Rivers of Steel’s metal arts team, you’ll design and carve a bowl that is cast in solid aluminum! Take home your new, functional work of art at the end of the night!… Continue reading The Doodle Bowl Experience
The interplay of light and seasonality at the Carrie Furnaces offer endless perspectives of this industrial muse. Take inspiration from the wide vistas or the delicate details at this National Historic Landmark site.
We welcome Welsh songwriter Cate Le Bon and her unique and abstract pop vision on a tour supporting her latest album, Pompeii, on Mexican Summer Records. As a follow up to her Mercury Prize nominated album Reward (2019), and composed entirely alone during the pandemic in an “uninterrupted vacuum,” the new album was recorded largely… Continue reading Sound Series: Cate Le Bon
This year marks the 40th Anniversary of Alonzo King LINES Ballet. For 40 years, LINES Ballet has inspired students, artists, and nearly 2 million audience members worldwide to envision their fullest, most compassionate, most extraordinary potential. Gorgeous, stunning dancers with impeccable technique and powerfully visual works are what make Alonzo King LINES Ballet so special.… Continue reading Alonzo King LINES Ballet
For over fifty years, Ballet Hispánico has been the leading voice intersecting artistic excellence and advocacy and is now the largest Latinx cultural organization in the United States and one of America’s Cultural Treasures. Ballet Hispánico brings communities together to celebrate and explore Latinx cultures through innovative dance productions, transformative dance training, and enduring community… Continue reading Ballet Hispanico