Pittsburgh Art Places http://wesa.fm en New Website Catalogs Southwest Pennsylvania's 'Art Places' http://wesa.fm/post/new-website-catalogs-southwest-pennsylvanias-art-places <p>Renee Piechocki, director of the <a href="http://www.pittsburghartscouncil.org/public-art">Office of Public Art</a> at the <a href="http://www.pittsburghartscouncil.org/index.php">Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council</a>, says the idea for the new website <a href="http://pittsburghartplaces.org/">Pittsburgh Art Places</a> has been percolating since the organization first published the <a href="http://www.pittsburghartscouncil.org/public-art/walking-tours">Pittsburgh Art in Public Places Downtown Walking Tour</a> guide in 2006.</p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 21:13:07 +0000 Liz Reid 17078 at http://wesa.fm Office of Public Art Creates Website to Display Any and All 'Art Places' http://wesa.fm/post/office-public-art-creates-website-display-any-and-all-art-places <p>If you’re looking for art, many people would direct you to roped-off paintings at a museum or two-hour theater performances, but the Office of Public Art says try an open mic night at your local bar.</p><p>The office is launching a new website called Pittsburgh Art Places, where venues in the 13-county region can create profiles to connect to the public.</p><p>The venues can link to their websites or locations to buy tickets and post audio, video and images so the public can sample what kind of art they display.</p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 07:30:00 +0000 Jessica Nath 10847 at http://wesa.fm