Events

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Arts + Culture,
Online & Virtual Events

Brushes & Birds featuring Maria DeSimone Prascak of Maria’s Ideas

Oct 9, 2021 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join the National Aviary’s newest live online series; pick up a paint brush, and create your own masterpiece! Learn how to paint a portrait via Zoom under the direction of local artist Maria DeSimone Prascak of Maria’s Ideas READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Whodunit? A Mystery Writing Workshop

Oct 9, 2021 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Put on your sleuthing hat and tap into your inner Sherlock Holmes as you write a story that will have your friends guessing whodunit. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

RADical Days: Fort Pitt Museum

Oct 9, 2021 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Enjoy free admission to the Fort Pitt Museum as part of this year’s RADical Days READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Family

Mobile Makers Art Workshop

Oct 9, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Celebrate community through the design of your unique mobile using found objects. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Public Art and Design Workshop (Grades 6 - 8)

Oct 9, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Transform the windows of the Trust Arts Education Center into a beautiful piece of public art. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family

Photography Aesthetics and Curation Workshop(for grades 9-12)

Oct 9, 2021 | 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Get a hands-on opportunity to create a curated photo gallery of your own and show off your artistic side. READ MORE
Entertainment,
Online & Virtual Events

Slow Food

Oct 5, 2021 - Oct 17, 2021
A comedy for anyone who's ever been "hangry." READ MORE
Family,
Music

Schooltime: Meet the Orchestra

Oct 1, 2021 - May 18, 2022
Explore each instrument family of the orchestra through a series of instrument demonstrations, chamber performances, and interviews with individual PSO musicians. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Antors

Sep 11, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021
The brain child of Crystal Noel Jalil, and curated by The Coloured Section's Natiq & Zeal Eva, Antors explores the concept of ancestor veneration and how we receive the lessons of those who came before us. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Among Women: Contemporary Art from Serbia

Sep 11, 2021 - Jan 9, 2022
Exhibited for the first time in Pittsburgh, Among Women: Contemporary Art from Serbia presents the work of eleven female artists who are deeply connected to Belgrade, Serbia. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Remnants by Philip Rostek

Sep 11, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021
In his latest show, Remnants at 707 Penn Gallery, Philip explores his body of work through the lens of this "post-medical miracle," which deepened his belief that the relationship between art and life is best understood as a continuum that ties the iterations of his work together. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

This Sacred Thing

Sep 11, 2021 - Nov 21, 2021
This Sacred Thing examines perspectives related to relics, ranging from the divine to the obsolete. The exhibit features work from 37 local and international artists. READ MORE
Arts + Culture

Matthew Schreiber | New Work

Sep 11, 2021 - Mar 13, 2022
Explore two floors, and three new installations, at Wood Street Galleries, incorporating all of these media intertwined with physics, technology, and the exploration of perception. READ MORE
Family,
Music,
Online & Virtual Events

Schooltime: Musical Storytelling

Sep 1, 2021 - Dec 1, 2021
Join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for musical readings of three children’s books, each read by a guest narrator and featuring performances by PSO musicians. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Music

Mendelssohn's "Scottish"

Oct 8, 2021 - Oct 10, 2021
Orchestra’s Lorna McGhee plays the Pittsburgh Symphony premiere of “Wing of the Dream” by Kaija Sarriaho READ MORE
Tours

Best of the Burgh Tour

Apr 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
Walk by and into must-see cultural and historical landmarks as well as iconic buildings! READ MORE
Tours

Beauty of the Burgh Tour

Mar 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
This tour is perfect if you are new to the city and you would like to see the most interesting spots of Pittsburgh. But if you know the Burgh already, we promise you that you will still find out unknown historical facts! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Nightlife,
Tours

Haunted Pittsburgh Cruise on the Gateway Clipper

Oct 1, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hear “true” haunted tales of Pittsburgh as our team provides you with a rich collection of ghost stories and tales that center around historical areas and landmarks along the Three Rivers as well as under the waters! READ MORE
Outdoor,
Tours

Black & Ghost Tour with Walk the Burgh

Sep 6, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Experience the spookiest of Pittsburgh’s Downtown! Get to see outstanding historic landmarks (often beautifully lit up in the darker and colder months) during the quiet evening hours and learn about their history and which spirits lurk in them. READ MORE
Outdoor,
Tours

Captain's Dinner Saturday on the Gateway Clipper

Aug 7, 2021 - Nov 20, 2021
Looking for fun and unique evening out in Pittsburgh? Join us on our Captain’s Dinner for a great dinner, music, dancing and fabulous views of the city skyline! READ MORE
Outdoor,
Tours

Black & Gold Sunset Tour

Jul 10, 2021 - Oct 16, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Golden, squared—it’s our Best of the Burgh Tour around Pittsburgh’s Golden Triangle during the golden hour! READ MORE
Market Square,
Outdoor

Saturday Night Market

Jun 19, 2021 - Oct 30, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Presented by Green Mountain Energy, Night Markets bring an awesome outdoor pop-up shopping market and festival to Downtown, featuring Pittsburgh’s most creative independent vendors. READ MORE
Outdoor,
Tours

Whiskey Walking Tour

Jun 12, 2021 - Dec 25, 2021
Love whiskey? Walking? Pittsburgh? This sounds like the tour for you! READ MORE
Outdoor,
Tours

Three Rivers Sightseeing Cruise on the Gateway Clipper

Jun 11, 2021 - Dec 11, 2021
The only way to see the City and truly learn about her past, present, and future is aboard one of our Pittsburgh river cruises. READ MORE

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