Look deeply at photographer Gordon Park’s images of the Penola, Inc. Grease plant and the people who worked there in Pittsburgh’s Strip District in the 1940s in the exhibition Gordon Parks in Pittsburgh, 1944/1946. Discuss Park’s documentation of the plant, its workers, and the range of their activities manufacturing lubricants to support U.S. military efforts during World War II.
Join us on Saturday, June 25 at 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30 p.m. in the Sculpture Court for Black Power Storytime presented by BOOM Concepts. All afternoon, enjoy DJ sets by Arie Cole while participating in art-making, enjoying food and drink, and connecting with friends.
Join us on Saturday, July 2 at 1:30 in the Sculpture Court for performances by the Bill Henry Band. Before and after the performance, enjoy music sets by DJ Femi while participating in art-making, enjoying food and drink, and connecting with friends.
Join us on Saturday, July 9 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Sculpture Court and participate in workshops with artist Rafael Domenech. At 12:30 and 2:30 p.m., enjoy the musical stylings of Hugo Cruz and Caminos! In between concerts, DJ Mary Mack will soundtrack an afternoon full of eating, drinking, art-making, and summer fun.
Join us on Thursday, July 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. in the Sculpture Court for AFROHEAT! with special guest pvkvsv. This edition of Inside Out will feature original production from both DJ SMI and PVKVSV using African samples and rhythms as well as the classic Afrobeat and the latest Afrobeats the AFROHEAT! party is known for.
Inside Out Night, a special 21+ party under the stars, will take place on Friday, July 15. STAYCEE PEARL dance project & Soy Sos in collaboration with Mostbeautifullest and Hot Mass will present CIRCLES: Going Off, a dance party version of their full-length choreographic performance featuring Yah Lioness and Queen Jo. Layering movement, visual arts, MCs, DJs, electronics, and a live original score, CIRCLES: Going Off invites everyone to join the celebration!
Join us on Saturday, July 16 at 1 and 2:30 p.m. in the Sculpture Court for steelpan percussion performances by Barrels to Beethoven. In between performances, DJ Femi will soundtrack an afternoon full of eating, drinking, art-making, and summer fun.