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JUNE

First Friday Artwalk. Monthly gallery crawl on Ellsworth Avenue in Shadyside, June 3. Also July 1, Aug. 5 and Sept. 2.

Unblurred. Monthly gallery crawl on Penn Avenue in Bloomfield, Friendship and Garfield, June 3. Also July 1, Aug. 5 and Sept. 2.

Mine Factory. Art by Deborah Hosking, June 3-18.

BOOM Concepts. The Perpetual Propaganda Collection (new and unreleased art from FKBGNM), June 3-26 (June 3 reception, with pop-up shops June 11 and 17).

Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival. With performances, public art, a juried visual-art exhibition and more, June 3-12.

Most Wanted Fine Art. Café Con Leche (art by Latino artists): Elizabeth Barreto Ortiz and Justin Waltenbaugh, June 3-30.

Irma Freeman Center for Imagination. Recent Works by Tom Mosser & Sarah Zeffiro (paintings and drawings), June 3-July 1.

Future Tenant. New Order: Collage Now (group exhibition curated by Sonja Sweterlitsch and Mundania Horvath), June 3-July 3.

Pittsburgh Glass Center. Turned On: Lighting Hooks Up With Sculpture (group show), June 3-Sept. 11.

Spinning Plate Gallery. Photography by Lonnie Graham and Jennifer Weihmann (landscape photography), June 4-24 (June 4 reception).

North Hills Art Center. Regional Juried Art Exhibit (Dianne Bauman, judge), June 4-July 1.

The Andy Warhol Museum. Andy Warhol/Ai Weiwei (major international touring exhibit comparing the two iconic artists), June 4-Aug. 28.

Westmoreland Museum of American Art. John Schlimm: The Smile That Changed the World (is yours) (interactive installation), June 7-July 3.

Southern Alleghenies Museum of American Art at Johnstown. Susan Severson: City of Dreams, June 10-Aug. 5.

Frick Art Museum. Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe (exhibit of historic and contemporary footwear organized by the Brooklyn Museum), June 10-Sept. 4.

Christine Frechard Gallery. Collective exhibition and Off the Wall Show (includes gallery collection), June 11-July 29 (June 10 reception).

Gallery 4. Full Spectrum Ahead! (traditional painting and 3-D rendering, featuring Marion DiQuinzio and Carolyn Frischling), June 11-July 30.

Mattress Factory. “Acupuncture” (Hans Peter Kurh’s new permanent public art installation), opens June 17. Also: Annual Garden Party, June 17, and Community Garden Party, June 19.

South Side Art Crawl. More than 30 venues and 25 bands are scheduled along East Carson Street, June 18.

Sweetwater Center for the Arts. Summer Solo Exhibition (regional artist TBA), June 18-Aug. 5.

SPACE. John Reigert (250 portraits of the local resident in a variety of media by 250 artists), June 24-Sept. 4.

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. yArt (annual outdoor yard sale, with work by some 80 local artists), June 26.

JULY

BOOM Concepts. Tim Powell: Paizley Mind, July 1-29 (receptions July 16 and 29).

Most Wanted Fine Art. Café Con Leche (art by Latino artists): Maggie Negrete and Alison Zapata, July 1-31 (July 15 and 17 artist talks).

Photo Antiquities. Pictorialist Photography: Photography as Fine Art (images from the 19th and early 20th centuries), July 1-Aug. 30.

BoxHeart Gallery. Love Songs: Symphonic Painting (paintings by Susan Constance) and Childhood Feedback (mixed-media paintings by Shawn Watrous), both July 5-Aug. 12 (reception July 16).

Gallery Crawl. Quarterly Pittsburgh Cultural Trust event; includes Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh party. Downtown. July 8.

Mine Factory. Art by Dan Reidy, July 8-24.

Sweetwater Center for the Arts. 3rd Annual Art Brew Event, July 9.

Spinning Plate Gallery. Collective Independence — Slippery Rock University (juried exhibition for Slippery Rock faculty, staff, alumni and students), July 9-31 (July 9 reception).

Hoyt Center for the Arts. Arts on the Riverwalk Competition, July 9-Aug. 26.

Westmoreland Museum of American Art. A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America (self-taught and minimally trained artists from 1800-1925), July 9-Oct. 16.

click to enlarge Art by LaToya Ruby Frazier in Strength in Numbers, at the Carnegie Museum of Art, July 16-Feb. 17
Art by LaToya Ruby Frazier in Strength in Numbers, at the Carnegie Museum of Art, July 16-Feb. 17

Carnegie Museum of Art. Strength in Numbers: Photography in Groups (photographs from the Carnegie museums, exhibited in groups), July 16-Feb. 17.

Christine Frechard Gallery. African art exhibition (includes ancient and recent sculptures), July 29-Sept. 2 (July 30 reception).

AUGUST

Spinning Plate Gallery. IUP Alumni Show (curated by Richard Claraval, Cathy Berard and Ron Donoughe), through Aug. 31.

Hoyt Center for the Arts. Shaping Ceramics: Daniel Rhodes, Aug. 2-Oct. 22 (Aug. 5 reception). 4th Annual Expressions of Courage, Aug. 30-Oct. 28.

BOOM Concepts. Art by Roopa Singh, Aug. 5-14 (Aug. 5 reception).

Most Wanted Fine Art. Café Con Leche (art by Latino artists): Boris Balsindes-Urquiola and Marcel Lamont Walker, Aug. 5-31 (Aug. 19 artist talk).

Irma Freeman Center for Imagination. Robert W. Knauer Family Exhibit (work by the late Knauer and his children Brynn Gminder and Evan Knauer), Aug. 5-Sept. 2.

Associated Artists of Butler County. Annual Invitational Show, Aug. 10-26 (Aug. 12 reception).

Mine Factory. Art by Elizabeth Rudnick, Lindsay Scherloum, Zena Ruiz, Sarah Laponte and Natalia Gomez, Aug. 12-Sept. 2.

Southern Alleghenies Museum of American Art at Johnstown. Allied Artists of Johnstown 84th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Aug. 12-Dec. 18 (Aug. 12 reception).

Mattress Factory. New installation by Dennis Maher, opens Aug. 12.

Southern Alleghenies Museum of American Art at Ligonier Valley. Places and People: Nora and Stuart Thompson, Aug. 19-Nov. 6.

Sweetwater Center for the Arts. ReMix: The Art of Reuse (juried show with upcycled materials), Aug. 20-Sept. 16.

ToonSeum. Draw Me! The Art of the Cartooning Schools (surveying a century of cartooning schools and instruction courses), Aug. 20-Oct. 23.

BoxHeart Gallery. Recent Work (paintings and sculpture by Thomas Bigatel) and Recent Work (print media and multimedia installation by Keith Garubba), both Aug. 23-Sept. 30 (reception Aug. 27).

SEPTEMBER

Associated Artists of Butler County. Nature & Wildlife Show, Sept. 2-30 (Sept. 2 reception).

Photo Antiquities. Women in Photographs 1839-1939, Sept. 1-Nov. 30.

Most Wanted Fine Art. Café Con Leche (art by Latino artists): Genevieve Barbee and Marcel Lamont Walker, Sept. 2-30.

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