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Carnegie Museums to reopen amid pandemic uncertainty

The Carnegie Museums will reopen to their members on June 26 and the general public on June 29.

By Charlie Taylor, Culture Editor

June 16, 2020

The Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh will reopen later this month after a three-month closure, and visitors may have to treat each other like priceless works of art.

Bellefield Boiler: A 113-year-old ‘Cloud Factory’

The Bellefield Boiler Plant is located behind the Carnegie Museums on Boundary Street, and generates steam to heat most of the major buildings in Oakland.

By Amanda Zelnis, For The Pitt News

February 6, 2020

The Bellefield Boiler Plant has pumped out a steady flow of cloud-like exhaust from a tall stack tucked behind the Carnegie Museums for 113 years.

PITT ARTS introduces students to Pittsburgh’s cultural scene

PITT ARTS introduces students to Pittsburgh’s cultural scene

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer

June 30, 2019

There’s more to college than just classes and extracurriculars, especially at an urban campus. Pitt students can expect dozens of opportunities each year to get out into the City and experience something new.

Oakland organizations brace for potential budget cuts

Under Trump's proposed budget, the Carnegie Museums would lose significant funding. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

By Henry Glitz | News Editor

August 21, 2017

Scattered on the walls throughout the Carnegie Museum of Art’s galleries are small red, white and blue stars with small texts accompanying each. The nearby plaques explain the reason for the stars existence — to highlight the impacts of federal funding on museums and the importance of museums...

Pitt a plentiful, collegiate playground

By Jai-W Hayes-Jackson / Staff Writer

May 28, 2015

Ready to experience the magic of the Steel City? Pittsburgh has a lot to offer. From PNC Park to the Andy Warhol Museum, the city has something for everyone’s bucket list. Here are the top five things you’ll want to check off before your time is up at Pitt.Catch a show at the Benedum Center Whether...

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