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Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

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Address: 6300 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 19:00
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Shopping Therapy for real! Great gifts.

The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts is a non-profit, way above average, community arts center. Represented are over 200 regional artists who work in fibers, print, ceramics, glass... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
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boston, ma
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts is a non-profit, way above average, community arts center. Represented are over 200 regional artists who work in fibers, print, ceramics, glass, jewelry, sculpture and more... Guaranteed you will find gifts here not available in the big malls!

Thank herbsdottir
Saratoga, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Went to an art showing at the Center. Lovely place to host an event and a great place to see art on display. The surrounding grounds were also nice.

Thank mdh95070
Wexford, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 6 May 2015

On a recent visit to Shadyside district of Pittsburgh, we visited this center. The adjacent gardens were showing the beauty of Spring. The Center shows installation art of some artists, but the exhibits change periodically. There were programs with speakers, educational seminars. I found the gift shop to be more interesting than most museum gift shops.

Thank PIO V
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 23 April 2015

Decided to stop and see some local artists' work. The exhibitions were so interesting and very well presented? A great place to spend an hour or so and discover some new talent. Wonderful gift shop with works of local artists. Will return for any new exhibits.

Thank Elle912
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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178 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2014

We liked it all. Beautiful gardens, lovely reception tent, elegance with art. What is there to NOT like? nothing! We loved this setting, the food was excellent and not over abundant. It was just perfect for our friend's wedding. How gorgeous the gardens were with fragrance wafting in the air as vows were exchanged. Honestly, it's a slice of heaven... More 

Thank Vickie C
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 26 December 2012

If you like modern art--this is the place for you. It has some really out there works that change every couple of months. You can also book this place for weddings or private parties. It is easy to find--straight out of Downtown Pittsburgh in the Shadyside area of Fifth Ave, and the building is bright yellow. They have a gift... More 

1 Thank Deborah W
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 14 December 2012

I attended a wedding here, and it was absolutely beautiful! The grounds are gorgeous, especially the terrace where we had dinner. They didn't leave many larger pieces around during the party, but what art there was in the gallery was fun and definitely added to the experience. Just be aware, the only bathrooms are downstairs. That got tricky in heels... More 

Thank ediblesprysky
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 24 June 2012

Our family loves the various classes offered at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. I recently enjoyed a ceramics class using a potter's wheel. There are activities for all ages including animation for kindergardeners. A wonderful time to be had by all.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2012

Amazing people, performance and energy!! A truly genuine part of this wonderful city!

Thank ANhelita
Pittsburgh, PA
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2012

This is a small gallery, has a few constantly rotating exhibits. I would suggest going online to see what they have available before you go. There is a small amount of metered parking behind the building. There is a suggested donation of 10 dollars. The best part is the shop. They have all kinds of hand crafted items from local... More 

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