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Column & Stripe Members Trip to Pittsburgh to Visit the 2013 Carnegie International

Saturday, March 8, 2014
Pittsburgh, PA

Approx. cost: $40/person (includes docent-led tour, private collection tour, admissions, tolls, and gas)

C&S members will head to Pittsburgh on March 8th to tour the 2013 Carnegie International. The Carnegie International is the oldest exhibition of international contemporary art in North America, and the second oldest in the world. This year, the exhibition welcomes works by 35 artists from 19 countries and is further enhanced by the reinstallation of the Carnegie Museum of Art's modern and contemporary collections.

Column & Stripe members will also have the rare opportunity to visit the home and private collection of Evan Mirapaul, founder of PGH Photo Fair & Fugitive Vision, LLC. Mirapaul collects mostly contemporary photographs created from the late 50's to the present day.

C&S members will then visit La Hütte Royal, a traditional, suburban home transformed into a permanent work of art. Commissioned by Mirapaul, the installation is made from found objects, reimagining and reconstructing the interior, while maintaining the brick home's exterior.

Price includes:
-Gasoline and tolls; C&S members will be carpooling.
-Admission to the Carnegie Museum of Art
-Docent-led tour of 2013 Carnegie International
-Tour of Evan Mirapaul's private collection and La Hütte Royal
*Lunch not included.

Tentative Itinerary:
7 a.m. Leave Cleveland (meeting location TBD)
10 a.m. Docent-led tour of 2013 Carnegie International
12:30 p.m. Lunch TBD
2:30 p.m. Private collection tour and tour of La Hütte Royal
4:30 p.m Depart for Cleveland
7 p.m. Arrive in Cleveland

To RSVP or for questions, please contact Justine Endress at jendress [at] clevelandart [dot] org.

RSVP deadline is February 28. A deposit of $20 is required to reserve your spot.