Adult Programs

The Frick offers a wide range of programs for adults. They range from lectures, presentations and special events to hands-on workshops, tours and outreach programs.
Exhibition Tours and Gallery Talks
Docent Tours of Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty
June 17 – September 10, 2017
Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
Meet in The Frick Art Museum Rotunda

Free with exhibition admission. For groups of five or more, call to schedule a private tour. Docent-led private tours are $13 per person and must be scheduled two weeks in advance. Call 412-371-0600.

Flashbulb Fridays

Selected Fridays during Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty
2:00-2:30 p.m.
Meet in the Exhibition Galleries

On selected Fridays during Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty, the Frick welcomes voices from the Pittsburgh photography world for discussions on Penn as well as their own work. Hear from Sue Abramson, Jamie Gruzska, Richard Kelly, Robin Nicholson, Brenda Roger, and Dylan Vitone. Programs vary from week to week. Free with exhibition admission.

August 18 — Robin Nicholson
Click here to learn more.
September 1 — Jamie Gruzska

Other Programs

Summer Yoga on the Lawn

Saturdays, June 24, July 15, August 19, and September 16
9:00 -10:00 a.m.
The Great Lawn

Perfect your tree pose among the trees!

Join BYS Yoga on the Great Lawn during select summer Saturday mornings for a free one hour class for all levels. Linger on your mat after class while enjoying brunch items and drinks from The Café at the Frick. Brunch packages must be purchased in advance, drinks will be available for purchase day of.

Classes are free, pre-ordered brunch items are available for purchase online. (Pre-order by clicking buttons below.)

Smoked Salmon bagel – $10
Bagel, smoked salmon, capers, red onion and cream cheese.

Scone Assortment – $10
A mix of one traditional, 1 fruit and 1 chocolate/nut scone. Served with clotted cream and jam.

House made Granola and Yogurt Parfait – $6

Make your picnic brunch royal with the addition of a house Bloody Mary, Mimosa or Bellini for $8 (normally $9)

Additional beverages will be available for purchase on site.

Yoga on the Lawn is sponsored by

Portrait Photography Workshop: Mirror to Penn

Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. and Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Education Center, The Frick Art Museum
Mark Perrott, Photographer

Irving Penn was a master of the portrait. Refine your skills in the craft of portraiture with another master working right in your backyard. A native to the Pittsburgh area, Mark Perrott has worked as a professional photographer since 1971. His work includes portraiture and corporate photography for annual reports and commissions for black and white portraits of families and children. Bring your favorite camera. $75 members; $85 non-members and guests. Includes materials and exhibition admission. Advance registration and pre-payment required.

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Midday Muse: Fashion in Frame—The Art of Visual Presentation

Friday, September 8, 2017
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Community Room
Suzanne Mauro, Media and Fashion Stylist; Fashion Faculty, Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Looking for a beautiful place to spend your lunch hour? Wanting to carve a little more room out of your day for creativity and inspiration? Once a month this summer, treat yourself to a Midday Muse lunchtime talk at the Frick, and hear from Pittsburghers doing unique work in the places where art meets everyday life. Bring your lunch if like — or come early and grab a lunch (and maybe some wine?) to go at the Frick’s new Café Wine Bar. Come yourself, or bring your friends or coworkers. Reserve your spot today for one of the most energizing new lunch spots in town!

Irving Penn’s fashion and advertising photography in the exhibition, Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty, gets us thinking about all the ways that fashion is presented to viewers and consumers. Suzanne Mauro, AICI (Suz) is a Pittsburgh-based producer, webcaster, blogger, author, style editorial contributor, on-air fashion editor, certified professional media & fashion stylist who has done window styling for the likes of Nordstrom and H&M Stores. She tells us about the art of visual presentation and how the most alluring storefronts entice us to enter. Bring your lunch if you want, and get a window—into the window. $10. Advance registration and pre-payment required.

Craft Beers & Classic Cars

Friday, September 15
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Join us for our third annual Craft Beers & Classic Cars. Sample brews from Pittsburgh’s best craft breweries and enjoy activities in our Car and Carriage Museum. Sample Pittsburgh’s finest craft brews alongside the Frick’s collection of historic carriages and automobiles dating back to the turn of the 20th century. This year’s event will be bigger and better than ever. Featuring brews from Grist House, Four Seasons, Spoonwood, East End, Full Pint, Helicon, and more. Tickets includes a collector’s edition sampling glass and unlimited beer samples from 5:00 – 8:30 pm.


$40 Non-Members
$32 Members

Click below to purchase tickets, or call 412-371-0600.

Frick Senior Membership
For only $30, seniors enjoy all the
Frick has to offer, including
unlimited free admission to Clayton!