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From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts & Crafts Movement

Victorian Radicals

Opens November 6

Welcome to the Frick!

Continuing the legacy of Helen Clay Frick, we offer authentic experiences with art, history, and nature, in a welcoming environment that inspires and delights.

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Today at the frick

Monday, October 18
Campus Closed

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Historic Clayton Mansion

exterior view of a gilded age mansion

The home of the Henry Clay Frick family from 1882–1905, this meticulously restored 22-room mansion features an impressive array of fine and decorative art objects purchased by the Fricks. Clayton is currently closed to the public due to social distancing and restoration work.

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Explore

The Frick Art Museum

an exterior view of the frick art museum

The Frick Art Museum opened in 1970 to house Helen Clay Frick’s personal collection of fine and decorative arts, with outstanding examples of early-Renaissance Sienese painting and 18th-century French painting, furniture, and decorative arts.

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Travel back in time

Car and Carriage Museum

historic vehicles

See some of the first horseless carriages to have an impact on Pittsburgh and learn about Pittsburgh’s role in the developing automobile industry.

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Stroll

Scenic Gardens & Greenhouse

a greenhouse with flowers in the foreground

The path that winds through the Frick’s 5.5-acre site is lined with lush gardens and a diverse selection of trees. Our active greenhouse is a renovation and partial reconstruction of one that served the Frick family from 1897 through the 1970s.

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See & Do

Upcoming Events

Exploring The Frick Pittsburgh, Then and Now

Tuesday, October 19
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Enjoy a guided walk through the heart of the Frick's historic grounds.
Exploring The Frick Pittsburgh, Then and Now

Members-only Preview of Victorian Radicals: From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts & Crafts Movement

Friday, November 5
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Be among the first to experience the exhibition at The Frick Art Museum.
Members-only Preview of Victorian Radicals: From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts & Crafts Movement

Members-only Exhibition Talks: Victorian Radicals

Friday, November 5
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Join Learning and Curatorial staff to explore the art and themes of the exhibition.
Members-only Exhibition Talks: Victorian Radicals

Gallery Night: Victorian Radicals Live

Friday, November 5
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
We bring the galleries to you! Hear exhibition co-curator Prof. Tim Barringer speak about these spectacular works of art alongside the works themselves.
Gallery Night: Victorian Radicals Live

Panel Discussion: John Ruskin, Booker T. Washington, and African-American Connections to the Arts & Crafts Movement

Tuesday, November 9
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
An exploration of the 19th-century Black industrial education movement in the United States.
Panel Discussion: John Ruskin, Booker T. Washington, and African-American Connections to the Arts & Crafts Movement

Docent-led Tours of Victorian Radicals

Wednesday, November 10
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Guided exhibition tours are back in the galleries!
Docent-led Tours of Victorian Radicals

In Conversation: Radical Women—The Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood

Tuesday, November 30
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The women of the Pre-Raphaelite movement have primarily been seen as muses, models, and symbols. This panel will discuss their innumerable contributions to Pre-Raphaelite art.
In Conversation: Radical Women—The Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood

Printmaking Workshop

Thursday, December 2
7:00 PM
Draw on the patterns of the Arts & Crafts movement to create your own work of art!
Printmaking Workshop

19th-century Aestheticism: Clayton's Cottier & Co. Interiors

Tuesday, December 14
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Explore innovative designer Daniel Cottier's role in the 19th-century Aesthetic Movement and Cottier & Co.'s interior designs for Clayton.
19th-century Aestheticism: Clayton's Cottier & Co. Interiors
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