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RADical Days Are Back With Online Events And More

Monday, October 5, 2020

Celebrate and explore local theaters, museums, and more with RADical Days!

RADical Day events are back with free admission, special programming, and activities funded by the Allegheny Regional Asset District (RAD).

In order to provide the most opportunity while also following health and safety guidelines, most RADical Days events are virtual, with free, in-person events also that can be done safely.

Heinz History Center | 1212 Smallman St. | October 12, 13, 14, 30

Free admission to Heinz History Center! Tickets must be reserved in advance, limit four per household. Visit the link for reservation information event details

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust | Self-Guided Art Tour | October 9, 16, 23, 30

Interested in exploring the Cultural District’s public art pieces? Take a self-guided walking tour of the District, which will take you through all of the public art installations in the 14-block neighborhood. See Event Details

August Wilson African American Cultural Center | 980 Liberty Ave. | Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Visit the August Wilson African American Cultural Center for its latest exhibition, “Like the Shape of Clouds on Water.” This exhibit will also be available to view online.

Andy Warhol Museum | 117 Sandusky Street | October 28

Free admission to the Andy Warhol Museum on October 28 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm! Bring the whole family to The Warhol for a unique day of art and fun. Get your ticket today! See Event Details

Carnegie Science Center | One Allegheny Ave. | October 30

Free Admission to Carnegie Science Center on October 30 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm! Limited capacity; timed-ticketing required. Reservations can be made up to 4 weeks in advance at the link below. See Event Details

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre| Virtual Event | October 20, 27, 29

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre invites you to a special edition of “Dance the Story- Dracula!” as part of RADical Days. Dance the Story is an up-on-your-feet program for children and families that introduces basic ballet steps and movement concepts through stories and characters. See Event Details

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh | Virtual Event | October 21, 24

Join the Carnegie Library’s CivicCLP for Let’s Talk About…, an opportunity for you to join a national discussion on the critical issues facing our nation while you learn from people with perspectives and experiences that may differ from yours. See Event Details

Fort Pitt Museum | 601 Commonwealth Place | October 17, 18

Free admission to Fort Pitt Museum! Free admission to Heinz History Center! Tickets must be reserved in advance, limit four per household. Visit the link for reservation information event details.

National Aviary | 700 Arch St | October 11, 13, 15

Free timed tickets for admission to the National Aviary (while supplies last). Explore immersive habitats and see beautiful birds! Free reservations can be made at

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