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For the Love of Furniture Episode 4

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Interior designer Tony Allgeier leads us on a journey to rediscover the furniture in the Museum’s permanent collection. Through function, design, architecture, color theory, fashion & film, Tony discusses why these works of decorative art are important to the permanent collection and how they have been reinterpreted into today’s modern designs. Enjoy a live Q&A with Tony following the program. Cost: FREE members/Pay What You Can non-members Advance registration is required. To register, click here: https://www.showclix.com/event/for-the-love-of-furniture-apr *The link to access this event will be included on the receipt/confirmation page during the registration process, and this link will also be included within…

The Price of Everything Screening & Conversation

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Tune in and watch The Price of Everything, a film examining the role of art and artistic passion in today’s money-driven, consumer-based society — where everything can be bought and sold. The film exposes deep contradictions as it holds a mirror up to contemporary values and times, coaxing out the dynamics at play in pricing the priceless. Following the livestreamed film, hear from Madeline Gent, Executive Director of Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Juana Williams, Contemporary Art Curator, and Anne Kraybill, Richard M. Scaife Director/CEO of The Westmoreland, as they discuss the film and their unique experiences as leaders within the…

Paint Box Workshop

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“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see!” – Edgar Degas, Facilitated by Ray Butler True T is excited to launch an all-new community arts program that merges digital and physical components. Create with us on our Youtube Channel (@TrueTVideo) or join us in person for exclusive in-studio sessions. The vision box is a package full of creative expression waiting to be explored. It consists of art supplies, educational materials, self-care items, resources, and other perks to help inspire individuals to be creative. Advanced registration is required.

SILKY THURSDAYS

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Presented in Partnership w/ Project SIlk Now in its 8th iteration, Silky Thursday's serves as a community platform for local LGBTQIA+ participants of the Legendary, underground Ballroom scene. Each month sees an ever-changing array of categories, and creative opportunities to win cash prizes and other fun gifts! This season Silky Thursdays go virtual with BIGO Live! -- COVID19 has caused quite a stir, but this isn’t the end. We invite you to join us from the comfort of your home or other personal safe space as Project Silk partners with True T PGH for another round of #SilkyThursdays.

Artist Kickback Series

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Facilitated by Christopher James & Duane Binion On the First Friday of each month, we'll be highlighting one local artist. Snacks, BYOB, and Live entertainment. The Artist Kickback gives the Pittsburgh artist community a COVID friendly place to go and be amongst like-minded people. They are also given the opportunity to learn, perform, and network with some of the cities tastemakers and influencers. Our goal is to continue to bring the artist community together through this intimate concert, and mixer series.

Pittsburgh Art Jam

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The PGH Art Jam Bringing Artists and Community Together. The Yingling Mansion, located on 1300 Wood St. in Wilkinsburg PA, hosts a variety of events. One, in particular, is the PGH Art Jam that has 22-32 Artists demonstrating their crafts including Stained Glass, Clay Sculpting, Wire Sculpting, Painting, Drawing, Garment Making, Body Painting, and Performance Art, to name a few. The event gives local Pittsburgh artists an opportunity to create and converse with one another and provides an outlet to have their work seen by an appreciative, public audience. It also brings the community together using original art production as…

People’s Pride PGH Presents: Reclaiming Pittsburgh Pride 2021

It is now our time to Reclaim Pittsburgh Pride as a community that has suffered under the Leadership of The Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh. Roots Pride PGH led the movement to hold Delta accountable for there crimes and harm to our LGBTQIA+ communities and People's Pride PGH continued the movement towards liberation in 2017 as a protest of Pittsburgh Pride Fest because of the segregation, partnerships that undermined our LGBTQIA+ communities, flawed and racist leadership, theft of funds that should've been supporting our communities at large. Recently the Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh dissolved after arrest and investigation of Gary Van…

2021 Juneteenth Festival and Cookout

Mellon Park 1047 Shady Ave., Pittsburgh

Spread The Word! Juneteenth is now a holiday in Allegheny County! Get Ready for Juneteenth National "Freedom Day" at Mellon Park, Pittsburgh PA! National Entertainment, Soul Food Food Vendors, Kids Fun Zone, Speakers, Live Battle of the Bands Contest, DJs, Item Vendors, Softball-Basketball Games, and more. Join on Saturday June 19th at 3pm as we attempt to set the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest Soul Train Dance Line in honor of the late, great Don Cornelius. Email: WPAJuneteenth@yahoo.com to register to participate. Battle of the Bands Showcase - June 18th Legendary Hip Hop & RnB Showcase -…

Pittsburgh’s Juneteenth: Black Pioneers and Abolitionist Forum

August Wilson African American Cultural Center 908 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh

Join Us at the August Wilson Center for Pittsburgh's 2021 Juneteenth Programming the Black pioneers, Underground Railroad, and Abolistionist Forum. With Educators, Historians and Re-enactor Sarah J. Martin, Wali Jamal Abdullah, and Professor Robert Hill. Celebrating Pittsburgh's Black Heritage, Culture and Historic Personalities.

Pittsburgh Black Music Festival

Point State Park 601 Commonwealth Pl., Pittsburgh

Live Band, Speakers, Kids Activities, National Entertainers, History Events, Vendors, Contests, and more. June 24th is Jazz Day in honor of Sellers McKee Hall who was the first Black promoter in Pittsburgh who organized the Jazz event at the Pythian Temple in the Historic Hill District of the city. June 25th is the Juneteenth Gospel Explosion Concert! June 26 is the BBQ Competiton!

Hill District Arts Festival

The Hill District Arts Festival is designed for the whole family! Live Entertainment from local Artists in the City of Pittsburgh supported by Advancing Black Arts Pittsburgh; Booth featuring local Artists; Live Dj's; Kid activities; & Food Trucks~ Enjoy the Evening Concert with Special Guest (TBA)

40th Annual Latin American & Caribbean Festival

Wesley W. Posvar Hall Patio 230 S. Bouquet St., Pittsburgh

The Staff at the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at the University of Pittsburgh has made the decision to postpone the 40th Latin American and Caribbean Festival because it is unlikely that large gatherings of this nature will be possible without significant public health concerns surrounding COVID-19 this Fall First and foremost, we prioritize the safety of the participants, vendors and the general public and we want to celebrate this joyous event with peace of mind. For that reason, we are reprogramming the 40th Latin American and Caribbean Festival for Saturday, April 10, 2021, held in the same location…