Carnegie Mellon University Advanced Sculpture students will take over the Future Tenant space for one night only, Friday, September 21. Their exhibition, Object + Body, considers how occupying space is a radical act. What is the relationship between one's body, actions, activism, and everyday life? What about the relationship between the physical body and the social body?
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.
In collaboration with Scotch'N'Soda, Future Tenant is presenting short plays that have been conceived, written, directed, and rehearsed in the last 24 hours.
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.
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.
Future Tenant will be holding its summer fundraiser on Saturday, August 5th, and it’s all about beating the heat with disco. Put on your best boogie shoes and party like it’s 1979 this August at Future Tenant’s Summer Disco Ball!
Buy tickets today at http://ftdiscoball.bpt.me/
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.
Future Tenant is proud to host this special performance in honor of the Pittsburgh JazzLive International Jazz Festival. Featuring Mariko Reid and Caleb Lombardi, both emerging musicians based in Pittsburgh. Join Future Tenant for this unique, jazzy, one-time only performance as a special treat during the festival!
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.
A dual exhibition by Anna Brewer and Sam Berner,