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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Attendees at the Fall Exhibition Reception in the Frick Fine Arts Building on Thursday.

‘Printing Culture’ exhibition brings Puerto Rico to Frick Fine Arts

By Abbie Kelly, Staff Writer November 17, 2023

Vivid colors and abstract designs bring the history of Puerto Rico to life in the University Art Gallery’s exhibition “Printing Culture: Gráfica de Puerto Rico.” The student-curated exhibit is the...

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 oil paintings of Mary Ethel McAuley, a Pittsburgh journalist and artist, are on display in the Frick Fine Arts building.

Pittsburgh artists reflect on femininity and female bodies in two new exhibits

By Nadiya Greaser, For The Pitt News February 18, 2020
The oil paintings were part of an exhibit on Mary Ethel McAuley, a Pittsburgh journalist and artist, and the quilted skirt was part of an accompanying exhibit called Three Artists (Three Women). The exhibits will be on display in the University Art Gallery until March 28.
Students at the Center for Creativity.

Staff picks: Hidden gems of Pitt

By The Pitt News Staff July 2, 2019
Pitt’s campus can be a bit overwhelming at first. With so many streets, buildings and classrooms, it can be difficult to explore every nook and cranny of Pitt’s corner of Oakland. Here are some hidden gems on campus to look out for.
The “Africans in India” exhibition is open at Pitt until March 21.

Frick Fine Arts debuts ‘Africans in India’ exhibit

By Maya Best, Staff Writer February 19, 2019
“Africans in India” arrived at Pitt’s University Art Gallery in the Frick Fine Arts building on Feb. 15 in celebration of Black History Month.
Jacqueline Patterson, the director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program, advocates for reducing harmful emissions and advancing energy efficiency and clean energy at the Environmental Justice is Racial Justice is Gender Justice event hosted by Unkind Institute in the Frick Fine Arts Building. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

NAACP speaker discusses overlapping injustices

By Remy Samuels | Staff Writer March 27, 2018

Environmental injustice can affect anyone, whether they are an African-American with asthma living in the South Side of Chicago or a low-income white family living near a toxic waste plant. But according...

The event was hosted by the Center for African American Poetry and Politics. (Photo by Issi Glatts l Staff Photographer)

Poets and performers explore black futures

By Anna Bongardino | Contributing Editor October 5, 2017

Projected onto a screen behind the stage of the Frick Fine Arts building, images of demolition were overlaid with the slow motion image of a woman twirling in a bright blue skirt. Colors shifted from negatives...

Nina Youngs photograph titled, Kings Plaza, is part of the Shifting Ground expedition hosted by the University Art Gallery. (Photo courtesy of Nina Young)

Wasteland-scapes: Frick Fine Arts Building hosts environmentally-conscious art exhibits

By Prachi Patel / Staff Writer September 18, 2017

Floorboards creaked as visitors shuffled around to get a closer view of the medley of landscapes, which included underwater photographs, silk Chinese scrolls depicting sloping mountains and an Inuit print...

(Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Asian-American film festival comes back to PGH

By Lexi Kennell / Culture Editor September 6, 2017

In an age when the United States prides itself on diversity but is plagued with racism, it’s important to support arts from all different cultures. Opportunities to do just this are everywhere, as long...

Langley Hall after an explosion in 1977. (Photos via ULS Archives)

Retro Oakland: taking a look at Pitt campus buildings

By Lexi Kennell / Culture Editor August 21, 2017

Students walk down Fifth and Ruskin Avenues and pass Langley Hall every day, but many have no idea that two people died in an explosion in that very building about 40 years ago. In The Pitt News’...

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