PITT ARTS

Free Events This Week for Pitt Undergraduates Only!

UPCOMING FREE ARTS ENCOUNTERS:


1. Artful Wednesdays: Beo String Quartet
2. Carnegie International Exhibit Tour
3. Warhol Tour & Studio Activity
4. Destination Moon: Heroes & Sheroes


1. Beo String Quartet: Artful Wednesdays
Wednesday, October 17
Nordy’s Place – Lower Level William Pitt Union
12-1 PM


This highly gifted ensemble performs the masterpieces of the string quartet repertoire and explores the modern global culture of music today.

Free Lunch! No need to sign up, just show up and bring all your friends! Lunch is limited. Valid Pitt Oakland campus student ID required.

October 24: Jeremy Frantz Trio

2. Carnegie International Exhibit Tour
Carnegie Museum of Art
Thursday, October 18
Meeting Time: 5:10 PM
Estimated End Time: 7:30 PM

Presenting work by 32 artists and artist collectives, the exhibition invites visitors to explore what it means to be “international” at this moment in time, and to experience museum joy. The pleasure of being with art and other people inspired the composition of this International—a series of encounters with contemporary art inside the world of Carnegie Museum of Art.

Enjoy dinner at Yuva India before the tour.

3. Warhol Tour & Hands-on Activity
Andy Warhol Museum
Friday, October 19
Meeting Time: 4:35 PM
Estimated End Time: 8:30 PM

Tour the Warhol led by experienced Artist Educators and learn how Warhol’s immigrant roots and humble beginnings influenced his career and the iconic artworks he went on to create. In The Factory studio, use collage and printmaking to create your own hands-on project exploring American symbolism, identity, and cultural heritage.

Light meal at the Warhol before the tour.

4. Destination Moon: Sheroes & Heroes
Heinz History Center
Sunday, October 21
Meeting Time: 11:20 AM
Estimated End Time: 2:30 PM

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission,is an epic exhibition created by the Smithsonian Institution and an in-depth exploration of the Apollo 11 mission. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see a national treasure in Pittsburgh – the Command Module Columbia. The only portion of the Apollo 11 spacecraft to complete the first mission to land a man on the Moon and safely return him to Earth, Columbia embodies the accomplishments of the 400,000 Americans who contributed to the success of the mission.

This national exhibition tour marks the first time in nearly 50 years that Columbia has left the Smithsonian!

Also learn how Pittsburgh innovators and companies played a crucial role in the Apollo 11 mission, and discover how the region’s brightest minds continue to impact the space program today.

Heroes & Sheroes: The Art and Influence of Ruth E. Carter in Black Cinema is a multimedia exhibition showcasing costumes designed by Academy Award and Emmy-nominated costume designer Ruth E. Carter for critically acclaimed films over the past three decades, including “Roots,” “Malcolm X,” “The Butler,” “Selma,” “Amistad,” “Do the Right Thing,” and “Black Panther.”

Get an up-close look at Carter’s process, passion, and imagination as you discover a costume’s journey from sketch to silver screen.

Lunch at the History Center before the tour.
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