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707 Penn Gallery. Downtown, 412-325-7017

American Jewish Museum. Squirrel Hill, 412-521-8010

The Andy Warhol Museum. North Side, 412-237-8300

Assemble Artspace. Garfield,

Associated Artists of Butler County. Butler, 724-283-6922

be Galleries. Lawrenceville, 412-687-2606

BOOM Concepts. Garfield,

BoxHeart Gallery. Bloomfield, 412-687-8858

Carnegie Museum of Art. Oakland, 412-622-3131

Filmmakers Galleries. North Oakland, 412-681-5449

Frick Art & Historical Center. Point Breeze, 412-371-0600

Future Tenant. Downtown, 412-325-7037

Galerie Werner. Shadyside, 412-716-1390

Gallerie Chiz. Shadyside, 412-441-6005

The Gallery 4. Shadyside, 412-363-5050

Gallery on 43rd Street. Lawrenceville, 412-683-6488

Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts. New Castle, 724-652-2882

Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation. Oakland, 412-268-2434

Irma Freeman Center for Imagination. Bloomfield, 412-924-0634

James Gallery. West End, 412-922-9800

Mattress Factory. North Side, 412-231-3169

Mendelson Gallery. Shadyside, 412-361-8664

The Mine Factory. Point Breeze,

Morgan Contemporary Glass. Shadyside, 412-441-5200

Most Wanted Fine Art. Garfield, 412-328-4737

North Hills Art Center. Ross Township, 412-364-3622

Panza Gallery. Millvale, 412-821-0959

Photo Antiquities. North Side, 412-231-7881

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Shadyside, 412-361-0873

Pittsburgh Glass Center. Friendship, 412-365-2145

Silver Eye Center for Photography. South Side, 412-431-1810

Society for Contemporary Craft. Strip District, 412-261-7003

Society for Contemporary Craft Satellite Gallery. Downtown, 412-261-7003

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Johnstown. 814-269-7234

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Ligonier Valley. 724-238-6015

Space Gallery. Downtown, 412-325-7723

Spinning Plate Gallery. Friendship,

Sweetwater Center for the Arts. Sewickley, 412-741-4405

Three Rivers Arts Festival. Downtown,

Toonseum. Downtown, 412-232-0199

UnSmoke Artspace. Braddock,

Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Greensburg, 724-837-1500

Wood Street Galleries. Downtown, 412-471-5605


Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs, through May 22. 50 Greatest Photographs (exhibit of iconic National Geographic photos), June 18-Sept. 11. Plus Dinosaurs in Their Time and other permanent exhibits. Museum After Dark (21-and-over event): Indiana Jones … After Dark (with costume contest, whip artist, scavenger hunt, movie screenings and more), June 10.

Carnegie Science Center. Permanent exhibits including Highmark SportsWorks, roboworld and Rangos Omnimax Theater. Also: H2Oh! Why Our Rivers Matter, Spaceplace, Exploration Station and more.

Center for Postnatural History. Exhibits about genetic engineering and the like, ongoing.

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. Permanent exhibits plus attractions and activities including: TapeScape 2.0, through Sun., May 22, and Tough Art (original interactive artworks), ongoing. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, opens June 11.

Fort Pitt Museum. Captured by Indians: Warfare & Assimilation on the 18th-Century Frontier, through Oct. 2. Plus permanent exhibits on the French and Indian War and more. Living History programs include: 18th Century Recreation (a game of cricket), Sat., May 21; Artillery and Artificers, June 4 and 5, and June 18; Fife and Drum, June 11; Fourth of July celebration, July 4; Artillery and Artificers, July 9, 23; Fife and Drum, Aug. 6; Artillery and Artificers, Aug. 13 and 20.

Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village. Permanent exhibits include archaeological site with 16,000 years of human habitation and recreations of a Native American village and 19th-century settlers’ village. Also: Walk Through Prehistory (guided nature hike), June 11; 19th Annual Atlatl Competition (stone-age spear-throwing implement), June 18; Insider Tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter, June 25 and Aug. 27; Vintage 1860s baseball game, Aug. 13.

National Aviary. Nature’s Voice (free-flight live bird show), ongoing. Plus Penguin Point, Tropical Rainforest, Wetland and other permanent exhibits.

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden. Butterfly Forest, through Sept. 7. Summer Flower Show, through Oct. 2. Tropical Forest Congo, ongoing.

Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area. Saturday and Sunday tours of historical Carrie Blast Furnace continue weekly through October. Friday tours of Carrie start June 3 and continue weekly through August. See website for other tours and events.

Sen. John Heinz Regional History Center. Toys of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, through May 31. Golf Learning Lab, through June 19. Visible Storage (artifacts from the museum’s collection), ongoing. Also: From Slavery to Freedom (African-American history) and other ongoing exhibits. Also houses the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum.

Other Venues Index

Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Oakland, 412-622-3131

Carnegie Science Center. North Side, 412-237-3400

Center for Postnatural History. Garfield,

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. North Side, 412-322-5058

Fort Pitt Museum. Downtown, 412-281-9284

Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village. Avella, Pa., 724-587-3412

National Aviary. North Side, 412-323-7235

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Oakland, 412-622-6914

Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area. Swissvale, 412-464-4020

Sen. John Heinz History Center. Strip District, 412-454-6000

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