Nerve Art & Performance Studio

500 Dargan Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15224 [ map ]
Phone: 412-951-0622


A project of local artist Lauri Mancuso, the Nerve is a multi-purpose performance, exhibit and event facility.

Nerve is located inside a former ball bearing factory that is being converted for other uses. The studio is an impressive 6,000 square-foot space on the first floor.

Lauri Mancuso is a local artist who specializes in in faux paint finishes, murals, portraits and commissioned paintings. She has also played a role in a variety of projects, from concerts to films.

Nerve is a versatile platform for local, national and international artists, musicians, performers, video and filmmakers to create, invent and explore.

Hours of operation

Varies per event; call for information.


Both on-street parking and a parking lot are available.

Bus routes that serve this area

  • 54C - North Side - Oakland - South Side
  • 77A - Oakmont
  • 77B - Penn Hills
  • 77D - Highland - Friendship
  • 77F - Morningside - Friendship
  • 77G - Stanton Heights - Friendship
  • 86A - East Hills
  • 86B - Frankstown
  • ML - Millvale - Lawrenceville Flyer
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