Friday, November 27, 2020

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Gift a Memebership to the Carnegie Museums

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Save big on gift memberships to Carnegie Museums with our special Cyber Monday offer! 

Purchase a gift membership and enjoy exclusive, online savings from November 27 through November 30. It's the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your nice list!
  • Save $25: Give a Premium level membership for $250 $225
  • Save $15: Give a Family level membership for $150 $135
  • Save $10: Give a Dual level membership for $100 $90

Unlimited admission + special events and virtual tours + free reciprocal admission + generous discounts = 1 incredible year at Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh!

Members enjoy endless excitement at all 4 museums—Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum.

BUY NOW 

This exclusive email offer is only good through November 30. Be sure to use the link in this email to receive the discount!

Questions? We’re available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 412.622.3314 or email membership@carnegiemuseums.org.

Art Credit: Vincent van Gogh, Wheat Fields after the Rain (The Plain of Auvers), 1890, oil on canvas; Andy Warhol, Cow Wallpaper,1989 ©The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Stellar Gift Ideas from MagellanTV

 



If you’re trying to think of the perfect gift for the history buff in your life, you might be drawing a blank. So try giving them something they already have, (but will never turn down): more knowledge.

 Every history buff loves to geek out on documentaries, right?

 


MagellanTV, a documentary streaming service with more than 3,000 titles available, offers a gift that keeps on giving—endless hours of learning and fascinating entertainment. And because MagellanTV wants to spread the love, cheer, and knowledge, they’re extending a couple of offers through the holidays.

 Black Friday through December 1: 40% off

December 1-31: buy one, get one free gift cards

Plus, for every gift card you send, you’ll receive one free month of MagellanTV for yourself, even if you already have a membership.

 Check out the gift options here.

 All gift cards include:

 Unlimited access to more than 3,000 documentaries

New documentary releases every week

Ad-free streaming in HD, Ultra HD, and 4K

MagellanTV is available worldwide on TVs and everyone’s favorite devices, including Roku, Amazon FireTV, Google Play, iOS, and desktop computers.


News from the WMAA

 

Don't Miss the Drag Queen Art Critique
with Alora Chateaux and Tootsie Snyder!

Drag Queen Art Critique
Friday Nov. 27, 7pm
Grab your leftovers this Friday and get ready for a night full of laughter with Drag Queens Alora Chateax and Tootsie Snyder as they share their take on pieces from The Westmoreland’s Collection during this fun virtual event!

Cost: FREE members/Pay What You Can non-members

*The link to access the Drag Queen Art Critique program on Friday, November 27, 7pm will be included on the receipt/confirmation page during the registration process, and this link will also be included within the receipt sent to your email.

Don't Miss Out | Register to Attend!
 

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Closed Monday-Tuesday, except for school groups and partner programs
Closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas

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AWAACC presents AW Studio Sessions | Dec 3 @8pm

 

The new virtual series, AW Studio Sessions is an intimate music experience with the most talented musicians on the scene, LIVE in studio. These sessions will draw you in, and make you feel like you are sitting in, a part of the hang, so pour a beverage, sit back, enjoy the music with us the first Thursday of the month through April 2021.

Terreno Comun was born out of a commissioned project by The August Wilson African American Cultural Center. The ensemble is comprised of some of the most acclaimed musicians in modern Jazz and Brazilian music Featuring pianist and musical director Orrin Evans, vocalist Alexia Bomtempo, bassist Luques Curtis, drummer Clarence Penn, and guitarist Leandro Pellegrino. Terreno Comun conjures a powerful collective sound from this quintet of musicians and friends.

Each of these five visionaries are building their own impressive careers, and now with this debut as a collective they present Terreno Comun an excellent live experience. The song list includes beautiful arrangements of Brazilian standards with an opportunity for all to shine. We all can look forward to great things from this new ensemble showcasing one of the most beautiful genres of music.

Orrin Evans – Piano
Luques Curtis – Bass
Clarence Penn – Drums
Leandro Pellegrino – Guitar
Alexia Bomtempo – Vocals
It's that time of the year!
Join us for our annual AWCommunity Day: Holiday Edition on December 12th from 11am -3pm. This year, we will be hosting this program virtually on facebook.com and Youtube.com. The schedule of event and special guest include:

Holiday carols with
 Afro-American Music Institute Choir
Holiday book reading by 
UPMC
Gingerbread Family Project featuring Marlon Gist and Retired Pittsburgh Steeler Charlie Batch by UPMC Health Plan
Six vendor spotlights
A Kwanzaa celebration
Baking with Nice to be Iced Cookies
virtual gallery tour with 
Dominic Chambers Like the Shapes of Clouds on Water
And More!

Special thanks to our sponsors UPMC and UPMC Health Plan.
With your support, the August Wilson African American Cultural Center is poised to make great new strides in the ever-changing cultural landscape of our city; we can change the world locally and globally by establishing a place for all people to openly celebrate and gain greater understanding of the art of the African Diaspora.  Your gift will make a difference.
 
 
 
 

News from the Holocaust Center

 

Generations Speaker Series: Susan Hawkins and Peter Robinson

Part 1: Tuesday, December 1, 3PM EST

Register for Part 1: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/generations-speaker-series-susan-hawkins-and-peter-robinson-part-1-tickets-126138486609

Part 2: Thursday, December 3, 3PM EST

Register for Part 2: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/generations-speaker-series-susan-hawkins-and-peter-robinson-part-2-tickets-126138841671

This pre-recorded Holocaust Center doc will air in two parts. Part 1 airs Tuesday, December 1, 3pm and Part 2 airs Thursday, December 3, 3pm.

Susan Robinson Hawkins and Peter Robinson are the children of two Holocaust survivors from Hungary and the Ukraine. Together, sister and brother tell the story of their parents’ loss and survival through concentration camps, hiding and emigration. Susan discusses her own journey of traveling back to Hungary and the Ukraine years later, and her experience retracing some of the places where her family lived. We are pleased to have Peter join us for his first Generations speaking engagement, as he shares alongside Susan about his parents and his life as a young immigrant.

SAVE THE DATE: Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. Learn more about our participation by visiting https://hcofpgh.org/giving-tuesday/

Don't forget that you can give to the Center on Giving Tuesday and every day using our secure donation platform at https://jfedpgh.org/donatehc

Event Recordings


All of our previous digital events are available on our YouTube channel! Our 2020 Kristallnacht commemoration, our recent Soul Witness event, all previous Conversations and Generations programs, and select survivor testimony is available to stream anytime. 
Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh YouTube Channel

Other Upcoming Virtual Events from the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh

Conversations Series: Kevin Mosley

Final Conversation of the Year!

Thursday, December 10, 2020, 3PM EST

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/conversations-series-kevin-mosley-tickets-129896244163

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

3 new artists featured in Art on the Walls exhibition downtown