Fall arts: 3 new exhibits open at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Allegheny
Center, North Side, highlights three exhibits debuting this fall.
Through Jan. 31
Celebrate 12 years of Tough Art with the Children’s Museum. This innovative artist residency program challenges artists and audiences to rethink their ideas of interactive museum experiences in one of the toughest venues — a children’s museum. This year’s works include “Mechanical Masterpieces” by Neil Mendoza, “Lake Light” by Isaac Levine and “Light Showers” by Miranda Miller and Lumi Barron.
Sept. 22-Jan. 6
Explore the lives of five Native American tribes in New England through hands-on exploration including artifacts, photos, music and many activities as you learn how these resilient cultures carefully balance traditional practice with life in the modern world.
The World of
Oct. 13-May 5
Showcasing Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist and inventor Rube Goldberg’s iconic contraptions and celebrating his imaginative techniques, humorous storytelling and inventive skills, this exhibit allows visitors to activate and create crazy chain-reaction contraptions that use everyday objects to complete simple tasks in the most overcomplicated, inefficient and hilarious ways possible.
Details: 412-322-5058 or pittsburghkids.or g