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28 West Second Gallery & Studio Space. 40x40 (Mike Bendik, Michelle Bendik and various artists), through May 28.

American Jewish Museum. Too Shallow for Diving: The 21st Century Is Treading Water (group show of work related to water), through July 29.

The Andy Warhol Museum. My Mommy Is Beautiful (installation by Yoko Ono), through June 5. The Word of God: Helène Aylon's The Liberation of G-d and The Unmentionable (an exploration of human translations of God), through June 26. I Just Want to Watch: Warhol's Film, Video and Television, ongoing; and more.

Artform Gallery & Tattoo. Through the Looking Glass (art and technology), through June 18. 

Artspace 105. Catalyst (recent works by Courtney M. Leonard), through May 28.

August Wilson Center. Voices: African-American and Latina Women in Pennsylvania Share Their Stories of Success (photographs by Darcy Padilla), through June 18. In My Father's House (large-scale installation about generations of African-American life), ongoing; sculptures by Thaddeus G. Mosley, ongoing.

Boulevard Gallery. I Came, I Saw ... I Painted VII, through May 28. 

Box Heart Gallery. 11th Annual Anniversary Exhibition (group show), reception May 28; continues through June 18. 

Carnegie Museum of Art. You Are Here: Architecture and Experience (work by Candida Hofer and Cyprien Gaillard), through May 29. Andrey Avinoff: In Pursuit of Beauty (paintings), through July 24. Ragnar Kjartansson: Song (video), through Sept. 25.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Explore Evolution, through Aug. 21. Gigapixel Imaging for Science (super large-scale photos of nature), through Aug. 21.

Carnegie Science Center. If a Starfish Can Grow a New Arm, Why Can't I? (tissue engineering), ongoing. Plus Energy Challenge Exhibit, Buhl Digital Planetarium, Omnimax theater and more.

Christine Frechard Gallery. Color (work by Chuck Olson), through May 27. 

DV8 Espresso Bar & Gallery. Minerals (new work by Katie Patch), through June 3. 

Elan Gallery. Tree Lines (group show, celebrating trees in a variety of styles and media), though May 28. 

Father Ryan Arts Center. Reflections of Women (an eclectic group show), through May 26. 

Fe Gallery. Homebound (home-themed show with guest curator Felicia Feaster), through June 11. 

Fein Art Gallery. Waterworks 2011 (presented by the Pittsburgh Watercolor Society), through May 28.  

Fireborn Studios & Gallery. On the Table (dinnerware as a custom collaboration), through June 15. 

Fort Pitt Museum. The American Frontier Rifleman: Tall Tales & Truth, through Oct. 30.

Frick Art & Historical Center. PAN – Fin de Siècle Prints: Art Nouveau on Paper (80 prints by names like Rodin, Seurat and Toulouse-Latrec), through Sept. 11. Plus permanent collection of European art.

Future Tenant. City High Show (works by City Charter High School students), through June 11.

Gallerie Chiz. Tables of Contents: A Paradigm of Pure Design (wood, tables, books and more by Todd Sanders), through May 28.

The Gallery 4. Gamma Gods (paintings by Jesse Best), through May 28. 

Gallery on 43rd St. Reflections (architectural photographs of Europe, Canada and the U.S. by Kelly M. Coursey-Gray), through June 25.

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council. Looking for Clues: Selected Images 2003–2010 (black-and-white art photography by Brian Sesack), through Sept. 23. 

Greensburg Art Center. Greensburg Art Center Juried Biennial, through June 24. 

Greensburg Garden and Civic Center. Norwin Art League Membership Show. Mon-Sat., through June 20. 

Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts. 38th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition, through May 27.

Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation. Flora's Lexicon (exploring the 19th century's "language of flowers" phenomenon), through June 30.

International Images. Beautiful/Gritty:Nature/City (photography by Michel Hersen and Rafaelo Kazakov), through Aug. 31. 

Jeff Edwards Gallery. Art by Kyle Ethan Fischer (mixed-media work), through June 25.

La Fond Galleries. Giving (blown-glass vessels by Andy Urbach and paintings/collages by Nellie Lou Slagle), through May 31. 

Matthews Arts Gallery. Paintings by Nancy Bush, through June 30.  

Mattress Factory. Gestures 15 (group show curated by Katherine Talcott), through July 24. Neighbo(u)rhood (group exhibition on the idea of the neighborhood), through Aug. 21. Also: works by Turrell, Lutz, Kusama, Anastasi, Highstein, Wexler and Woodrow, ongoing.

Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village. Historic Native American Rockshelter and other displays. Also: Annual Atlatl Competition (June 18-19) and Independence Day Celebration (July 2-3).

Mendelson Gallery. The End (new paintings by Thommy Conroy), through June 4. 

Michael Berger Gallery. Dis[Locating] Culture (contemporary Islamic art in America), through July 30. 

ModernFormations Gallery. Smitten (artwork by Shar Yarnal), through May 27. Viral (artwork by Chad Knapik), through May 27. 

Teapots! at Morgan Contemporary Glass, through June 11 - ART BY KIM WEBSTER
  • Art by Kim Webster
  • Teapots! at Morgan Contemporary Glass, through June 11

Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery. Teapots! (invitational), through June 11. 

North Hills Art Center. Regional Show, ongoing. Also monthly first-Fridays Art Bash.

Panza Gallery. Into the Light (new paintings by Patrick Lee), through May 28. 

Phipps Conservatory. Butterfly Forest, through Sept. 5. Summer Garden Show, through Sept. 27. Headwaters of the Amazon, ongoing.

Photo Antiquities. Antique photos and more than 1,000 historical cameras. Plus preservation and education exhibits.

Pittsburgh Glass Center. 10 x 10 x 10 (small works), through Sept. 17.  

Sen. John Heinz History Center. Ben Franklin: In Search of a Better World, through July 31. The Stories That Touch Our Lives: Images from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2010, through August. Angels of Mercy: Sisters in Healthcare in Western Pennsylvania, through Oct. 1. America's Best Weekly: A Century of The Pittsburgh Courier, through Oct. 2.

Keystone.1, at Silver Eye Center, through Aug. 27 - ART BY AMY STEVENS
  • Art by Amy Stevens
  • Keystone.1, at Silver Eye Center, through Aug. 27

Silver Eye Center for Photography. Keystone.1 (Pennsylvania Photography Biennial), through Aug. 27.

The Society for Contemporary Craft. Bridge 11 (work by Lia Cook, Mariko Kusumoto and Anne Drew Potter), through Oct. 22. 

Society for Contemporary Craft Satellite Gallery. Moorings and Millsites (works by Dan Kuhn), through May 29. 

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Johnstown. A Celebration of the Wolf Family Donations to the Permanent Collection, 1986-2006 (featuring Warhol, Grant Wood, David Hockney and more), through Aug. 26. 

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Ligonier Valley. Seasons of the Landscape (work by Rita K. Haldeman), through July 30. 

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto. The Sullivan Family: Legacy Exhibition (featuring work by Albert Bierstadt, Mary Cassatt and John Singer Sargent), through July 23 and Search for the Past (paintings by Allen Capriotti), through Sept. 10. 

Space Gallery. Living in the Future (interactive robotics by Eric Singer), through June 26. 

Sweetwater Center for the Arts. True Colors (pastel paintings by Colleen M. Sherts), through June 30. 

Westmoreland Museum of American Art. They Practice What They Teach: Artist Faculty of Carnegie Institute of Technology, through Sept. 4. Born of Fire: The Valley Work (images from steel mills), ongoing.

Wild Card. Pretty as a Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh-themed art by Chantal deFelice), through June 30.

Wood Street Galleries. Hysterical Machines (robotic installations by Bill Vorn), through June 19.

 

May

Andy Warhol Museum. Mixed Signals: Artists Consider Masculinity in Sports (contemporary artists including Matthew Barney and Catherine Opie depict male athletes), May 26-Aug. 17. Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project, May 26-Aug. 7; The Word of God: Chitra Ganesh, July 9-Sept. 2.

Associated Artists of Butler County. The Art of Sound, May 27-June 17. 

 

 

June

707 Penn Gallery. QUI VIViT (new work by Phil Rostek), June 3-July 10.

709 Penn Gallery. Three Rivers Arts Festival Exhibition, June 3-July 2.

Artform Gallery & Tattoo. Tamra Jutting & Tiffany Babinsack, June 25-Aug. 6.

The Art Market. Opening reception for this shop selling "artful gifts and custom T-shirts made by artists with a disability," run by Milestone Centers in the former site of Everyone an Artist, June 10.

Art Out of the Box. Artist Alberto Almarza takes over the corner of 12th and Carson streets for one of this new series' outdoor residencies, June 14-19, South Side. Also: Artist Will Schlough takes over the sidewalk in front of the Wild Card boutique, June 28-July 3, Lawrenceville.

Box Heart Gallery. Contemplations on State of Being (mixed-media works on paper by Louisiana-based artist Sarah Wiseman,) June 21-July 16.

Associated Artists of Butler County. 76th Annual Spring Show & Sale, June 10. The Patriot (regional juried show), June 24-July 30. The Patriot (unjuried international digital-only show), June 24-July 30.

Pittsburgh Biennial, at various locations, opens June 17 - ART BY FABRIZIO GERBINO
  • Art by Fabrizio Gerbino
  • Pittsburgh Biennial, at various locations, opens June 17

Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh Biennial (one of five venues for more than 60 artists), June 17-Sept. 18.

Clay Place at Standard. Ceramic Artists of West Virginia, opens June 3.  

Fein Art Gallery. Friends (group show), June 3-July 15.

Gallerie Chiz. Stuff and Nonsense (sculpture by Lori Hornell), June 3-July 9.

The Gallery 4. Wunderball (new works by Anthony Purcell), June 4-25.

Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts. Through Another Lens (photography), June 7-July 29.

Irma Freeman Center for Imagination. I Ask the Great Unseen ... Visions and Dreams (paintings by Olwyn Best), through July 1. Abstraction (paintings by Irma Freeman), through July 1.

Mattress Factory. 2011 Urban Garden Party: From Hollywood to Paradise, June 17. Community Garden Party, June 19.

ModernFormations Gallery. Retrospective: ModernFormations 10 Year Anniversary Exhibit, June 3-July 31.

Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery. Glassweekend '11, June 24-Sept. 10.

Panza Gallery. Laura Jean McLaughlin (ceramic art) opens June 18.

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Pittsburgh Biennial (one of five venues for more than 60 artists), June 10-Oct. 23.

Pittsburgh Filmmakers Galleries. Pittsburgh Biennial (one of five venues for more than 60 artists), June 10-Oct. 23.

Forgotten Witness: The Long Lost Photographs of Pittsburgh Press Photographer Alan F. Reiland (1927-96), at Shaw Galleries, June 3-July 30 - PHOTO BY ALAN REILAND
  • Photo by Alan Reiland
  • Forgotten Witness: The Long Lost Photographs of Pittsburgh Press Photographer Alan F. Reiland (1927-96), at Shaw Galleries, June 3-July 30

Shaw Galleries. Forgotten Witness: The Long Lost Photographs of Pittsburgh Press Photographer Alan F. Reiland (1927-96), June 3-July 30.

Showcase Noir. The African-American Artist and Designer Showcase, including pottery, painting, jewelry and sculpture, plus live jazz and DJs, June 5 (Byham Theater).

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art -- Ligonier. Annual Spring Garden Party, June 4.

Sweetwater Center for the Arts. Pittsburgh Tattoo Works II (juried by Don McDonald from Bodyworks Tattoo Studio), June 18-July 8.

Three Rivers Arts Festival. The annual mix of crafts vendors, gallery shows, performances, concerts and fried food, June 3-12 (Downtown; www.3riversartsfest.org).

UnSmoke Artspace. Make Yourself at Home (two- and three-dimensional work reflecting on home by Laura Mustio), June 4-18.

The Wherehouse. Selections of new and archival work weekly by Gabe Felice, June 3-9; Sigh Meltingstar, June 10-16; Daniel Montano, June 17-23; and Deanna Mance, June 24-30.

 

 

July

709 Penn Gallery. Work by Stephanie Armbruster, July 15–Sept. 11.  

Andy Warhol Museum. The Word of God: Chitra Ganesh, July 9–Sept. 2.

Gallerie Chiz. Aaahh for the Good Old Days ... Remember When? (large-scale photorealistic drawings by Chris Visgitis), through Aug. 20.

Art Out of the Box. Artist Deanna Mance takes over a spot at 3060 Brereton St. for one of this new series' outdoor residencies, July 12-17, Polish Hill.

Box Heart Gallery. 24 Hours in the Subway (pastel paintings by New York-based artist Isabelle Garbani), July 19–Aug. 13.

Clay Place at StandardCeramic Artists of Baltimore Clayworks, opens July 8.

Fein Art Gallery. The Plein Aire Society Show (group show), July 22-Sept. 2.

Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District. Free Downtown showcase of art and entertainment at galleries, performance venues and more, July 15 only.

Matthews Arts Gallery. Exhibit and sale of work by local artists benefiting the Bellevue Borough Skate Plaza Fund, July 5-Aug. 26.

Space Gallery. Drawn in a Day (collaborative group show of drawings directly on the gallery walls), July 15-Sept. 4.

The Shop. Hands Up: A Decade of Drawings by Cameron Clayton, opens June 3.

Sweetwater Center for the Arts. Seen and Unseen: Patterns of Light (oils and pastels), July and August.

The Wherehouse. Selections of new and archival work weekly by Rick Bach, July 1-7; Seth LeDonne, July 8-14; Lara Jean McLaughlin, July 15-21; Ron Copeland, July 22-28; and Dean Cercone, opens July 29.

Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival. Annual Twin Lakes Park roundup of visual and performing arts, crafts, food and more, July 1-4 (east of Greensburg; www.artsandheritage.com).

Wood Street Galleries. Long Are the Days, Short Are the Nights (a group show of recent Icelandic works), July 15–Sept. 11.

 

August

Artform Gallery & Tattoo. Lauren Toohey & Nathan Mazur, Aug. 13- Sept. 3.

Art Out of the Box. Artist Ian Green takes over part of Commons Park for the latest in this new venture's series of outdoor residencies, Aug. 2-7, North Side.

Open Mind for a Different View, at Box Heart Gallery, Aug. 16-Sept. 10 - ART BY DIANE FLEISCH HUGHES
  • Art by Diane Fleisch Hughes
  • Open Mind for a Different View, at Box Heart Gallery, Aug. 16-Sept. 10

Box Heart Gallery. Open Mind for a Different View (drawing and painting by Ohio-based artist Diane Fleisch Hughes), Aug. 16-Sept. 10.

Clay Place at StandardCeramic Artists of Philadelphia, opens Aug. 5.

Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts. Work by Robert Blair, Aug. 2-Sept. 24

Irma Freeman Center for Imagination. Abaq ad Habbar (To Hurl Your Lightning Even Unto Death (mixed media by Gina Favano) and Surreal Landscapes (paintings by Irma Freeman), through Sept. 2.

The Shop. Group exhibition of works on cotton, opens Aug. 5. 

 

September

Gallerie Chiz. Illustrations and Libations (new drink-themed book by Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators), through Oct. 1. 

ModernFormations. The Artwork of Jason Rosemeyer opens Sept. 2.

Sweetwater Center for the Arts. Art and Industry (regional graphic designers and illustrators), Aug. 5-26.

 

Index

707 Penn Gallery. Downtown, 412-325-7017.

709 Penn Gallery. Downtown, 412-281-8723.

28 West Second Gallery & Studio Space. Greensburg, 724-205-9033.

American Jewish Museum. Squirrel Hill, 412-521-8011.

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

Artform Gallery & Tattoo. Lower Burrell, 724-212-3153.

The Art Market. Lawrenceville, 412-621-2951.

Artspace 105. Homestead, 412-480-7246.

Artists Image Resource. North Side, 412-321-8664.

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

August Wilson Center. Downtown, 412-258-2700.

Bella Arte Gallery. Shadyside, 412-362-7200.

Boulevard Gallery. Verona, 412-721-0943.

Box Heart Gallery. Bloomfield, 412-687-8858.

Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History. Oakland, 412-622-3131.

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

Christine Frechard Gallery. Squirrel Hill, 412-421-8888. 

Clay Place at Standard. Carnegie, 412-489-5240.

DV8 Espresso Bar & Gallery. Greensburg, 724-219-0804. 

Elan Gallery. Sewickley, 412-496-1646.

Father Ryan Arts Center. McKees Rocks, 412-771-3052. 

Fe Gallery. Lawrenceville, 412-860-6028.

Fein Art Gallery. North Side, 412-321-6816.

Filmmakers Galleries. North Oakland, 412-681-5449.

Fireborn Studios & Gallery. South Side, 412-488-6835. 

Fort Pitt Museum. Downtown, 412-281-9284.

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

Future Tenant. Downtown, 412-325-7037.

Gallerie Chiz. Shadyside, 412-441-6005.

The Gallery 4. Shadyside, 412-363-5050.

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

Garfield Artworks. Garfield, 412-361-2262.

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council. Downtown, 412-391-2060.

Greensburg Art Center. Greensburg, 724-837-6791.

Greensburg Garden and Civic Center. Greensburg, 836-3074.

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

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

International Images. Sewickley, 412-741-3036. 

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

Jeff Edwards Gallery. Bethel Park, 412-833-3306.

LaFond Galleries. South Side, 412-431-3337.

Matthews Arts Gallery. Bellevue, 412-761-0301.

Mattress Factory. North Side, 412-231-3169.

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

Mendelson Gallery. Shadyside, 412-361-8664.

Michael Berger Gallery. South Side, 412-441-4282. 

ModernFormations Gallery. Garfield, 412-362-0274.

Morgan Contemporary Glass. Shadyside, 412-441-5200.

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

Panza Gallery. Millvale, 412-821-0959. 

Phipps Conservatory. Oakland, 412-622-6914.

Photo Antiquities. North Side, 412-231-7881.

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

Pittsburgh Filmmakers Gallery. North Oakland, 412-681-5449. 

Pittsburgh Glass Center. Friendship, 412-365-2145.

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

The Shop. Bloomfield, 412-951-0622.

Shaw Galleries. Downtown, 412-281-4884.

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. 

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto. 814-472-3920.

Space Gallery. Downtown, 412-325-7723.

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

Three Rivers Arts Festival (and Gallery). Downtown, 412-281-8723.

UnSmoke Artspace. Braddock, www.unsmokeartspace.com" target="_blank">www.unsmokeartspace.com.

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

The Wherehouse. Bloomfield, 724-822-8070

Wild Card. Lawrenceville, 412-224-2651.

Wood Street Galleries. Downtown, 412-471-5605.

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