Avi Diamond @ Future Tenant
Jun
15
to Jun 17

Avi Diamond @ Future Tenant

Future Tenant is proud to welcome back the Avi Diamond Band during the Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival this summer for two free concerts. Jazz Festival-goers can keep the night grooving with this post-festival entertainment. Performances will take place Friday, June 15th and Sunday, June 17th at 9pm.

Avi Diamond is a singer-songwriter and jazz vocalist based in Pittsburgh, PA. Although her musical foundation was in jazz voice at Duquesne University, Avi is inspired by a wide variety of musical styles and draws inspiration from artists ranging from Ella Fitzgerald to Radiohead and more recently Brandi Carlile and Gillian Welch.

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Feb
24
to Feb 25

Artistic Endeavors as a Business

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On Saturday, February 24 and Sunday, February 25, Future Tenant will host “Artistic Endeavors as a Business” Panel Discussions at Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College's Hamburg Hall in room 1204. This free, two-day event will be led by Christiane Dolores, of nobox engagement, Christiane is an Art Doula who works to bring creativity to
businesses and business to creatives through customized workshops, coaching and events. She is also the Artist Relations Manager of the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council. Christiane, along with several notable panelists, will dive into topics essential to working artists, young professionals, and college-level students looking to jump-start their careers in the art industry.

“Sustainability: Artistic & Professional Longevity,” on February 24 will discuss financial and creative sustainability in the field of arts management and will feature Anne Mulgrave, Manager of Grants & Accessibility of the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council , Shaunda Miles Program Director for Heinz Endowments and Thomas Agnew of BOOM concepts.

“One hand clapping: Transcience and Permanence” on February 25 will explore the concept of ephemera, culture and memory, as featured panelists Fran Flaherty, Carolina Loyola-Garcia, and Maritza Mosquera, members of the #notwhite Collective, whose exhibition, In Between the Middle, on view through January and February 2018. 

Christiane Dolores is “multi-talented, artistic force” who brings over 20 years of art- making, performance, and professional experience to Pittsburgh’s art and cultural industry. She is the winner of the 2017 Business Women First award, Athena award nominee, USA Arts nominee, 2010 August Wilson Center Fellowship, a 2007 honoree at the New Hazlett Theatre “Celebrating Women in the Arts,” and a 2002 Pittsburgh Magazine 40 Under 40 award winner.

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Jan
26
5:30 PM17:30

Winter Gallery Crawl - Today is the Best Day Ever

Today is the Best Day Ever @ Future Tenant

Future Tenant, in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, is excited to present Pittsburgh based emo band Today is the Best Day Ever. Today is the Best Day Ever will be performing at Future Tenant during the Winter Gallery Crawl on January 26th performing two sets: one at 6pm and 8pm. The trio of Dillon McManus, Nick Cotter, and Evan Oslund formed Today is the Best Day Ever in the late summer of 2017 and released their first EP “Laugh More, You’re Dying” in the fall of the same year. Check them out at Future Tenant or on BandCamp, Spotify, and iTunes. 

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District is a free, quarterly, multi-venue showcase of downtown’s dynamic art and entertainment scene. Dozens of galleries, stages, storefronts, and unique public spaces dot each installment’s 14-block map of destinations, hosting US premieres of international multimedia artists, regional visual art exhibitions, live music, theater and dance performances, film screenings, hands-on creative activities, and special crawl after dark attractions.

Also see https://crawl.trustarts.org/events/1215 for more details about the Winter Gallery Crawl.

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First Night
Dec
31
9:00 PM21:00

First Night

Future Tenant is excited to participate in the Highmark First Night New Year’s Eve celebration through the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. Future Tenant will be featuring the musical talents of Same Moon, a local acoustic band featuring Ellie Lee Oldfield and Vince Bone.

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Night Fever
Jul
7
to Aug 13

Night Fever

Night Fever examines the aesthetic legacy of disco through a diverse multigenerational group of local and national contemporary artists who engage with the bygone era of mirror balls, disco divas, and transformative nights of dancing.

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Walk on By
Mar
24
to Apr 2

Walk on By

A multi-disciplinary art experience that highlights the lives of homeless men and women in the Pittsburgh community and sparks dialogue about the issues surrounding homelessness.

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Resurrection
Oct
31
to Nov 13

Resurrection

A Trespass Artist Residency by local artist & performer Hudson Rush. Final performance on November 11th & 12th at 6:00 and 8:00pm. $10/person at the door, including complimentary drinks courtesy of Straub Beer.

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[in]COMPLETION : [in]TRANSITION
Jul
8
to Aug 28

[in]COMPLETION : [in]TRANSITION

Nine CMU architecture students worked with US and Cuban artists, musicians, and drama designers to preserve the character of Cuba’s National Schools of Art while re-envisioning this jewel of the Revolution as a modern arts university. Curated by Hal Hayes, AIA.

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New Order: Collage Now
Jun
3
to Jul 3

New Order: Collage Now

New Order: Collage Now features the work of eight professional artists whose work prominently features the medium of collage, each with a distinctive approach.  All of the artists in this exhibition are local to Pittsburgh, where old and new exist side by side in a landscape that boasts every kind of architecture, is varied by hills and valleys and rivers, and changes with all four seasons.  These artists are creating new meanings through juxtapositions, finding relationships and contrasts in the world around them to form fresh ideas. 

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