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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Poster advertising the Viking exhibit at the Carnegie Science Center.

Carnegie Science Center sails back in time with newest Viking exhibit

By Nada Abdulaziz, Staff Writer April 21, 2023
The new “VIKINGS: Warriors of the North Sea” exhibit at the Carnegie Science Center will run through Sept. 4. It features more than 140 authentic Viking artifacts, most of which are from The National Museum of Denmark.
Mattress Factory features three new exhibits exploring waste, imagination and search for meaning of life

Mattress Factory features three new exhibits exploring waste, imagination and search for meaning of life

By Rebecca Hsu, Staff Writer March 28, 2023
In the entrance of the Monterey Annex of the Mattress Factory, trash piles accumulate within the pristine, white space. These bits of discarded cans, chip bags and cardboard boxes make up one of the Mattress Factory’s latest exhibits, “The Museum Collects Itself.”
A sign advertising the “One Place to Another” exhibit in the Frick Fine Arts building.

‘One Place to Another’ art exhibit highlights students’ relationships with nature, wildlife

By Nada Abdulaziz, For The Pitt News February 23, 2023
The University Art Gallery presents the studio art students' research exhibition, “One Place to Another.” Available through March 3, the exhibit includes the work of seven Pitt students who dedicated last summer to participating in field studies in various locations.
An art piece at the “Apsáalooke Women and Warriors” exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

‘Apsáalooke Women and Warriors’ exhibit celebrates Native American history, power of women

By Tanya Babbar, Staff Writer February 16, 2023
“Apsáalooke Women and Warriors” runs in the Carnegie Museum of Natural History from Feb. 4 to May 29. It portrays the women as protectors of their tribe and culture.
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.
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.
Greer Lankton’s Science Fictions art exhibit in the University Art Gallery.

University Art Gallery exhibitions look to ‘show the richness’ of queer artists

By Trinity Foster, For The Pitt News October 31, 2022
Semester-long exhibitions about artists Greer Lankton and Andrey Avinoff at the University Art Gallery highlight their identities and the queer experience.
The exhibit “Walk On By,” sponsored by Northside Common Ministries, will hang in the second floor of Scaife Hall until the end of February.  (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

Homeless identities on display at “Walk On By” exhibit

By Shahum Ajmal | Staff Writer February 22, 2018

Renee Rosensteel passed the same homeless man in downtown Pittsburgh multiple times before she could no longer avoid his attention-seeking gestures and decided to stop and introduce herself. “I knew...

Ashley Cecil’s work is intended to raise awareness about the issue of bird window collisions and offer a solution. Her window film, which is used to cover windows to prevent bird collisions, is sold in the Phipps Conservatory gift shop. (Photo by Chiara Rigaud | Staff Photographer)

Ashley Cecil displays ‘Birds and Botany’ at Phipps Conservatory

By Emma Maurice | Staff Writer January 30, 2018

Just inside Phipps Conservatory, Ashley Cecil has created the illusion of Springtime in the midst of a harsh Pittsburgh winter — blooming flowers and songbirds rest on bright yellow backdrops along the...

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