Alloy Pittsburgh is a unique visual and performing arts project co-founded by Pittsburgh artists Sean Derry and Chris McGinnis. The project was developed in collaboration with the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area and the Kipp Gallery at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Alloy Pittsburgh offers 15 artists from the greater Pittsburgh region the opportunity to develop temporary site-based artworks for the Carrie Furnace National Historic Landmark.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013


Rick Darke
Author, photographer, and landscape designer Rick Darke will be speaking at Frick Fine Arts Auditorium on Monday, June 10, at 7:00 p.m.
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium is located at 650 Schenely Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15260.

Known for merging cultural geography and ecology with art, Rick Darke has focused his work on researching and designing "livable landscapes." Darke's work has been widely published in books such as Annik La Farge's On The High Line: Exploring America's Most Original Urban ParkThe New American Landscape: Leading Voices on the Future of Sustainable Gardening, and Fallingwater. Additionally, he has released his own book in recent years titled The Wild Garden: Expanded Edition. For more on Ricke Darke visit 

Reading Viaduct photo by Rick Darke (

The Wild Garden: What is Wild? And Why it Matters video by Rick Darke

Reading Viaduct Wild Garden video by Rick Darke

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