Frick Art and Historical Center http://wesa.fm en Edgar Degas Exhibit Delves into Artist's 'Subtler' Works http://wesa.fm/post/edgar-degas-exhibit-delves-artists-subtler-works <p>Edgar Degas is perhaps most famous for his brightly colored paintings of ballerinas in 19<sup>th</sup> century Paris – but you won’t find any of those works in the exhibition at the Frick Art &amp; Historical Center that premiered Saturday.</p><p>That’s according to Sarah Hall, Director of Curatorial Affairs, who said this exhibit will instead give visitors a glimpse into Degas’s other works that she described as “subtler.”</p> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jessica Nath 31712 at http://wesa.fm Frick Art and Historical Center to Get $15 Million Facelift http://wesa.fm/post/frick-art-and-historical-center-get-15-million-facelift <p>Ground was broken Thursday at the Frick Art and Historical Center in Point Breeze as part of a $15 million renovation and expansion project.</p><p>Phase one includes a 3,000-square-foot Orientation Center meant to enhance the visitor experience. The center will provide a more welcoming environment and will teach visitors about the Frick family, what life was like in Pittsburgh at the end of the 19th century and will show everything the museum has to offer.</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 19:11:35 +0000 Michael Lynch 10926 at http://wesa.fm