Andy Warhol Museum

117 Sandusky Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 [ map ] [ website ]
Phone: 412-237-8300

Description

The Andy Warhol Museum is Americas largest museum dedicated to a single artist. The museum strives to be a dynamic art center and resource for anyone who wishes to gain insight into contemporary art and popular culture.

Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Andy Warhol (1928-1987) was a painter, printmaker and filmmaker who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became famous worldwide for his work as a painter, avant-garde filmmaker, record producer, author and public figure known for his membership in wildly diverse social circles that included bohemian street people, distinguished intellectuals, Hollywood celebrities and wealthy aristocrats.

The museum features a permanent art collection and archives as well as special exhibitions, including work by other artists. Regular events include concerts and films.

Hours of operation

Tuesday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Parking

A parking garage is located nearby. Call for information.

Bus routes that serve this area

  • 11C - Perry Highway
  • 11D - Perrysville Avenue
  • 11E - Fineview
  • 11F - West View
  • 13C - Perry Highway Express
  • 13F - West View Express
  • 16A - Ohio River Boulevard
  • 16B - Brighton Road
  • 16D - Manchester
  • 16F - City View
  • 17B - Avalon via Shadeland Avenue
  • 1A - New Kensington
  • 1B - Saxonburg Boulevard
  • 500 - Highland Park - Bellevue
  • 501 - Manchester - Wiikinsburg
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