Update 9/24 – Just 24 hours left til the Kickstarter deadline and the artist needs to raise $12,000. Click here to go directly to the Kickstarter page for the House of Gold.
I learned about the House of Gold project over the summer and I wanted to share this Kicstarter project that only has a few more days to reach the funding goal. Artist Dee Briggs lives next door to this house on Swissvale avanue. Last year, Dee was able to purchase the house thanks to the Allegheny County Vacant Property Recovery program. This Kickstart project will help Dee deconstruct… Read the rest
Treading Art has been putting together an amazing list of weekend events around Pittsburgh. Each week we will highlight one of those events here on IheartPGH and link you back over to Treading Art’s weekly events post.
This weeks Treader’s Choice event:
Saturday, June 15th
Penn Avenue Arts in Motion
Celebrate the East End and all the changes the Penn Avenue Arts District has made and those to come! Learn about current Penn Ave dwellers, what’s in store and explore some music, art and “I Made It! Market.”
Penn Ave Arts District @ 4800-5500 Penn Ave – Garfield
12-6pm//FREE, but… Read the rest
Since tomorrow is the first Friday of the month – it is First Friday’s on Penn Avenue – where business and galleries stay open late and have special programs for the evening.
This Friday is also the Geek Arts/Green Innovators (GA/GI) Festival. One of the great things about Pittsburgh, and I feel like I say this often, but it is true and worth repeating is how different communities come together to create innovation. GA/GI celebrates the intersection of geek and green in the arts.
The organizers of the festival have assembled an impressive line up of people and organizations doing… Read the rest
Having just returned to the area I’ve been hitting up flea markets and Goodwills as well as doing my fair share of garage sailing. I’ve inexplicably started reading the Pennysaver, which I have never really done before. I was intrigued by an estate sale ad that advertised the gamut of antiques, furniture, art, jewelry, and vintage clothes. I was also excited because it started at 8am this morning, and being currently unemployed, this meant I could be there for first crack at the bounty.… Read the rest