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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Students participate in painting the SNAP mural on Sunday.

SNAP collaborates with Pittsburgh Center for Arts and Media for neurodiversity mural

By Anna Ligorio, Senior Staff Writer January 29, 2023
The Special Needs Assistance Program for Social Engagement is designing a colorful mural over the next two weeks to celebrate neurodiversity in the Pittsburgh community. The 8-by-8-foot mural will hang on the first floor of Benedum Hall.
Alphabet City bookstore on North Avenue in the North Side.

City of Asylum presents ‘Klenicki Meets Monk’ exhibit, concert to address mental health and intergenerational trauma

By Nicholas Simila, Staff Writer January 24, 2023
City of Asylum hosted a concert on Sunday featuring jazz music of the late Thelonious Monk accompanied by the abstract paintings of Norman Klenicki in an exhibit titled “Music, Visual Art, & Mental Health: Klenicki Meets Monk.”
Opinion | It’s time to resurrect the art salon

Opinion | It’s time to resurrect the art salon

By Anna Fischer, Senior Staff Columnist January 23, 2023
It’s time for us to resurrect the cultural, artistic and literary gathering place. It’s time to bring back the salon.
An art piece titled “Triomphe de la graisse” by Katie Rauth on display at Soma Grossa in the Southside.

Southside Art exhibit centers the fat experience, confronts anti-fat bias

By Tanya Babbar, Staff Writer January 17, 2023
“Soma Grossa” is an exhibit that ran through Saturday at the Brew House Association in South Side. It explored fatness through a critical lens, and fat artists pulled their life experiences into a wide range of mediums.
A family ice skates during Winterfest at The Frick on Jan. 15.

Winterfest at The Frick offers art, winter activities

By Ananya Pathapadu, Staff Writer January 17, 2023
Winterfest at The Frick is an outdoor family friendly event featuring activities such as skating, live performances, guided art making, carriage rides and more. Winterfest is a two-weekend event taking place Jan. 14-16 and Jan. 21-22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Mattress Factory’s “HalfDream: Another Room” exhibit by artist Doreen Chan.

Mattress Factory’s ‘HalfDream: Another Room’ exhibit conveys dreams, human commonality

By Gabriella Garvin, Staff Writer December 8, 2022
“HalfDream: Another Room” launched at The Mattress Factory this past Friday. Composed of multimedia displays made from wood, acrylic and resin, each piece of the exhibit mirrors the recurring dreams everyday people experience.
Holiday lights in Schenley Plaza.

‘Glowland’ fills Schenley Plaza with giant seesaws, produces motion-based art

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor December 2, 2022
Oakland Business Improvement District is gearing up for the winter season with a new art-based community project, Glowland. Glowland is a month-long winter festival that features a series of light-based art installations, yard games and live music until Dec. 18.
Kameron Langston, program coordinator of the Office of Veterans Services, stands near papier-mâché masks made by student veterans in the McCarl Center in Posvar Hall on Monday.

Pitt veterans paint masks, share stories to spotlight mental health

By Patrick Swain, Senior Staff Writer November 9, 2022
To celebrate this year’s Veterans Week at Pitt, the Office of Veteran Services led “Pitt Warriors: Our Stories,” an art exhibition that showcases the lives of student veterans and bolsters conversations surrounding veterans’ mental health.
An art exhibit to fundraise for hurricane Fiona relief in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic held in Frick Fine Arts on Wednesday.

‘Art has power, students have power’: Puerto Rican students fundraise for Hurricane Fiona relief at art exhibition

By Renee Dubaich, Staff Writer October 2, 2022
Student-made drawings, paintings, photography and more filled the cloister in the Frick Fine Arts Building Friday night. Three Pitt students organized the exhibition to fundraise following the disastrous effects of Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico.
The main entrance to the Carnegie Museum of Art on Forbes Avenue on Friday during the opening of the Carnegie International.

‘Is it morning for you yet?’: The 58th Carnegie International presents historical, recent works from global artists

By Aoqin Yan, Staff Writer September 25, 2022
When it comes to greetings in the Mayan Kaqchikel culture, people prefer the expression “Is it morning for you yet?” instead of “good morning.” As the title of the 58th Carnegie International, it represents the idea that all humans are related.
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