On April 8, we'll be at Carnegie Museum of Natural History for Miwa Matreyek: This World Made Itself and Myth & Infrastructure.
Get rapt in a cinematic vista of animation, theater, and shadow play on this thematic journey that takes you through Earth’s history—from its first spark to the complex world of accelerated human interaction, the Anthropocene. #CarnegieNexus
TOMORROW join us in Oakland for Bang on a Can All-Stars "Field Recordings."
A new soundscape for the Anthropocene, this multimedia project combines music, film, found sound, and obscure audio-visual archives to create a dialogue between past and present art traditions and interpretations of the word “environment.”
Teachers, join us March 28 for our Teacher Workshop: Symbols and Narrative. Tour artist Firelei Báez's intricate paintings and large-scale drawings exploring black culture, Afro-Caribbean folklore, and the complexities of diasporic experiences in "Bloodlines." You'll also learn various printmaking methods that can be used in the classroom to create portraits in Báez’s style, using patterning,... View details ⇨
TOMORROW, 2 p.m.: Artists Paradise Gray, Alisha B. Wormsley, Bekezela Mguni, and D.S. Kinsel join us for an in-depth conversation about their practices. They answer questions about activism and social justice in contemporary art and the community, as well as their participation in #ActivistPrint.
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Firelei Báez: Bloodlines," join us for a 21+ live drawing class led by artist educators. Sip a specialty cocktail, and sketch live models covered with body paint (painted by Pittsburgh artist Jamie Earnest) in The Warhol’s entrance space. Participants can take a curator-led tour of the exhibition with Jessica Beck, The Warhol’s associate curator of... View details ⇨
Sound Series: Bang on a Can: Field Recordings on March 25 is a NEXTpittsburgh not-to-miss March event.
"Named 'Ensemble of the Year' by Musical America, the electric chamber sextet is appearing in Pittsburgh for the first time since 2000. Their production is part of Carnegie Museums’ adventurous new Nexus project, which kicked off in January with a 12-event series dubbed Strange Times: Earth... View details ⇨
THURSDAY Kid Koala performs live on stage with The Warhol at Carnegie Music Hall: Sound Series: Kid Koala: Nufonia Must Fall Live.
Created by Kid Koala and directed by KK Barrett, film, puppetry, and live music come together to tell the story of a tone-deaf robot who falls in love with its human creator, a brilliant but unwitting scientist.
"Sometimes live music can provide the perfect antidote to the din and dissonance of the world, especially in our 24-hour digital age. This can be said for the legendary Bang on a Can All-Stars, who will bathe audiences in their immersive, otherworldly sounds. Named 'Ensemble of the Year' by Musical America, the electric chamber sextet is appearing in Pittsburgh for the first time since 2000."... View details ⇨