From art to artifacts, Rivers of Steel curates, hosts and, presents a variety of exhibitions each year.  

Check out what’s on now, up next, or some cool stuff you might have missed.

Exhibitions at the Bost Building

The Rivers of Steel archives have served as a repository for thousands of donated and sourced items that tell of the story of the Pittsburgh Industrial District’s domination of the steel industry throughout the better part of the 20th century. These collections are the inspiration for exhibitions displayed in the galleries of the Bost Building.

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Breaking Ground by Valery Lyman

Breaking Ground by Valery Lyman was a traveling, site-specific, multi-media installation that was installed at the Carrie Blast Furnaces from August 22 – 24, 2019.

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Aggregate by Ian Brill

Rivers of Steel commissioned local Pittsburgh artist Ian Brill to create a new site-specific art installation in the exterior glass stairwell of the Bost Building that was on temporary display from May 1 – December 31, 2019.

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Steel Case

Steelcase is a traveling exhibition of selections from the Rivers of Steel archives, most recently on display at the Pittsburgh International Airport.

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Alloy Pittsburgh

Alloy Pittsburgh was conceived as a laboratory for artists to investigate the Carrie Blast Furnaces National Historic Landmark and respond though the creation of temporary site-based artworks.

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