Cryptids are legendary creatures unsubstantiated by science. They are also the subject of a new interactive outdoor exhibition on the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and MuseumLab campus. “The Cryptid Critter Crawl” and its eight interactive installations created by Pittsburgh artist Owen Lowery. Each sculpture includes the cryptid’s back story, geographic origin, legend and a fun […]
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PearlArts and Kelly Strayhorn Theater have collaborated to reactivate The Alloy School with the second round of dance classes beginning May 1 at The Alloy School, a dance education program for children and families. Registration is open now at kelly-strayhorn.org for Pay What Makes You Happy rates! All classes are held on Saturdays and will […]
The 35th annual EQT Children’s Theater Festival continues its interactive fun in a virtual direction this year with the usual lineup of cool theater performances from around the world. Each show is chosen for specific age groups, from “We Cover the Universe” for 3-year-olds through “MacHomer” for tweens and teens. Tickets are $15 per device. Free workshops and activities will […]
Remake Learning Days Across America (RLDAA) returns this spring in 17+ regions including Pittsburgh, with family-friendly learning events designed to engage caregivers, parents and kids around the country. Launched in Pittsburgh in 2016, RLDAA is a festival of events celebrating learning innovation that will be hosted in person and virtually between April 22 – May […]
Early learners from ages 3 – 5 are invited to join us for an interactive online session exploring the people, places, and stories that make Pittsburgh unique! This session will feature the story of Alfred Cralle, a Black Pittsburgher who designed and patented an ice cream scoop. REGISTRATION This is a free program, but we welcome donations. […]
Use a hand-held GPS to get from point to point, uncovering clues along the way. This high-tech scavenger hunt uses coordinates to help make a hike more engaging. How many clues can you collect? Venture Outdoors is a nonprofit organization located in Pittsburgh, PA which aims to create outdoor access for everyone. Registration is required for […]
Join us for a virtual celebration of the incredible world of Pittsburgh's filmmaking community at the 2021 Annual Elly Awards! Help bring our mission to life in celebrating Pittsburgh's vibrant film community in this "The Sky is the Limit" themed event! Our co-hosts, Pittsburgh-based celebrities (TBA!) will lead the evening festivities of various short films highlighting both the stories of Steeltown and honoring our incredible award recipients. Local filmmakers and production teams commissioned to make these films in their own creative style include: Vinegar Hill, LKF Ent Films, Two Kids with a Camera, DumpStar Media, CCAC filmmaker students and alums, Steeltown's Teen Film Crew, and many more to be added!! Our Awardees We are thrilled to honor George Jaber on this night with the 2021 Legacy Award for his incredible contribution to Pittsburgh's film education and community. This year, the cast and crew of Mulligan, 93% calling Pittsburgh their home, honorably takes The 2021 Impact Award. Not to mention, our fantastic 2021 graduates of Steeltown's Teen Film Crew, the producers of the hit show, "The Reel Teens Pittsburgh", will be honored and celebrated for their fantastic accomplishments. Exclusive Ticket Perks Our celebrity hosts will end the night with a bang through a special VIP exclusive after-party. Both VIP and Premium Ticket holders receive a special Steeltown branded commemorative charcuterie board to complement their gourmet meal for two from RathLindh catering. The main features include a dinner of curried chicken or veggie hand pies, 2 Goat Cheese and Fig Puff Pasty Pockets, Parmesan Arancini with Creamy Tomato Sauce, and lemon cupcakes topped with blueberry swiss meringue buttercream icing. Additional A La Carte food selections will be available from RathLind to purchase. Additionally, The Tipsy Gipsy will be serving up themed cocktails available for purchase during food pick up. Food pickup will precede the festivities- more details on food pickup, along with A La Carte options will arrive through email. We will truly miss seeing tables of you, along with your friends and family celebrating in-person with us. We encourage you to share this event with your friends and families through our VIP and Premium Pod ticketing offers, so we can all celebrate this incredible evening together! The link to this Gala will be sent 48 hours before the show through email.