Monday, September 29, 2008

October Radical Days Pittsburgh Events Venues 2008


The Pittsburgh Galleries blog is a volunteer effort from Rick Byerly to promote Pittsburgh art events which feature artists from the area. The website effort is an up-to-date directory with Pittsburgh area art venues. Thanks go to Sirani Gallery of 5875 Forbes Ave in Squirrel Hill for being a sponsor and David L. Edwards Art and Anonymous for their donations to this effort. Donation and sponsor info can be found here. Rick Byerly, Uniquetake Photography
2008 Radical Days for October

Oct. 1• Heinz Field, free tours 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Enter under the Coca-Cola Great Hall sign along Art Rooney Avenue, North Shore. Web site

Oct. 2• Phipps Conservatory, free admission 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. One Schenley Park, Oakland. Web site• Soldiers & Sailors Museum, free admission 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; free Marine Band Concert at 7:30 p.m. Requesting free tickets for concert in advance is recommended; call 412-621-4253. 4141 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Web site

Oct. 3• Pittsburgh Glass Center, free admission 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; glassblowing demonstrations. 5472 Penn Ave., Friendship. Web site• August Wilson Center for African American Culture, free admission 5:30-9 p.m., Juncture of Liberty Ave./10th Street/Wm. Penn Place, Downtown. Web site• Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, free admission to Gallery Crawl 5:30-9 p.m. Multiple galleries in the Downtown Cultural District Web site• Pittsburgh Filmmakers, free admission to screenings from the Ann Arbor Film Festival at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., 477 Melwood Ave., Oakland. Web site• Attack Theatre, free admission for games and excerpts from upcoming show from 8-11 p.m.; performances at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m., 4805 Penn Ave., Garfield. Web site

Oct. 4• Bulgarian Cultural Center, free admission 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 449-451 West Eighth Ave., West Homestead. Web site• Sen. John Heinz History Center and Western PA Sports Museum, free admission 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 1212 Smallman St., Strip District. Web site• Society for Contemporary Craft, free admission 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 2100 Smallman St., Strip District. Web site• Pittsburgh Opera, free admission for open house at new headquarters 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.,2425 Liberty Ave., Strip District. Web site• WQED-FM's Carolyn M. Byham Studio, free tours 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for tours. See Sept. 27• Silver Eye Center for Photography, free admission 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 1015 East Carson St., South Side. Web site• Mellon Arena, free admission noon-5 p.m. for tours, skating and watching the Pens live from Sweden! Web site• Pittsburgh Filmmakers, free admission at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. See Oct. 3

Oct. 5• Frick Art & Historical Center, free admission 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Point Breeze. Web site


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