Heat Advisory
Due to the extreme heat, temperatures inside Clayton are currently very warm and the temperature fluctuates in each room. Please plan accordingly when considering your visit.
Parking Lot Closure
Our parking lot will be closed from Thursday, June 20 through Sunday, June 23 due to an event. Free parking is available along Reynolds St. and Homewood Ave.
Site Closed Early
The Frick will close at 4:30 p.m. for a private event on Saturday, June 22. The Café at the Frick will close at 1:00 p.m.

Winterfest

January 13–14, 2024 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Join us for Frick Winterfest 2024!

The wonder of winter comes to life at Winterfest, The Frick Pittsburgh's annual celebration of this snowy season. Experience the magic of a new year with festive offerings for Frick fans of all ages, including a chance to explore Clayton, the Frick family mansion, cozy treats and warm beverages from The Café at the Frick, plus so much more!

Festivities

A group of children sing in a choir

January 13, 12:00 – 3:00 PM

South Hills Children’s Choir

Grable Visitor Center

Winter’s wonderland beckons us to the windowsill, the doorway, and over the threshold to the crisp outdoors. A garden, usually so full of life and warmth and growth, stoically stands barren, frozen with snow. But look closer and listen. Fractals of frost and the shimmery twitter of a bird radiate with life in the beauty of this hoary winter tide. Cantores, elite singers from the South Hills Children’s Choir, share these ballads from a winter’s garden to bring warmth of heart to this year’s Winterfest.

a man and woman in Shakespearean clothes

January 14, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Shakespeare Stroll

Throughout the Frick Grounds

Discover famous Shakespearean characters and live music on a wintry stroll around our beautiful grounds and an informal talk about the First Folio and how actors use it. The afternoon includes an opportunity to see all four of the Shakespeare folios together in From Stage to Page: 400 Years of Shakespeare in Print.

an ornately decorated dining room in a historic mansion

January 13 & 14, 10:00 – 4:00 PM

Explore the first floor of Clayton, the last remaining home of its kind in Pittsburgh, standing as a testament to another era and offering unique insights into our city's past. Deepen your experience with hands-on activities!

$5 per person. Members enter free. Tickets can be purchased at the Grable Visitor Center or at the link below.

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a glassblower heats a piece of glass in a large oven

January 13, 12:00 – 3:00 PM

North Lawn Path

Furnace-fired fun fueled by Pittsburgh Glass Center. Artists will conduct glassblowing demonstrations from this compact travelling glass studio, answer questions, and talk about the art and science of glassmaking.

an abstract pink and orange painting hangs above a pink couch in a modern looking room

January 13 & 14, 10:00 – 5:00 PM

Grable Visitor Center

Stop by the Grable Visitor Center to browse work by Pittsburgh-based artist Julie Shymansky. Julie is a mixed media abstract artist who works in oils, inks, acrylics, and encaustics. Her paintings are a bold blend of nature, color and drama. See her work at www.julieshymansky.com.

 

a lush greenhouse scene filled with poinsettias and other greenery

January 13 & 14, 10:00 – 5:00 PM

Winter Wish Sculpture

Make your winter wish and contribute to our interactive ribbon sculpture in the Frick's Orchard!

Scavenger Hunt

Put on your detective hat and explore the Frick's grounds on a special scavenger hunt!

Spot the Snowman

We've hidden a snowman somewhere on the Frick's grounds. Can you find it? Prove your eye spy skills and tag us (@frickpittsburgh) in a photo when you spot the snowman!

Walking Path

Wander the walking path and explore the Frick's 10-acre site. Turn an ear to history with the Duquesne SoundWalk, adding a new layer of dimensionality to your experience!

Greenhouse

Explore our active greenhouse, a renovation and partial reconstruction of one that served the Frick family from 1897 through the 1970s.

a printed sign that reads

January 13 & 14, 10:00 – 5:00 PM

Enjoy a variety of artmaking activities designed for visitors of all ages! Add to a pop-up collaborative mural in the Grable Visitor Center and make a 3D snowman in the Education Center classrooms.

January 13 & 14, 12:00 – 4:00 PM

Face Painting

Community Room

Head to the community room for festive face painting!

a paper coffee cup sits on the armrest of a wooden bench

January 13, 11:00 – 3:00 PM

Community Room

Cookie Decorating

Indulge your sweet tooth and decorate your own snowman cookie! Available while supplies last.

January 14, 11:00 – 3:00 PM

Community Room

Hot Chocolate Bar

Beat the winter cold and warm up with a cup of hot chocolate! Available while supplies last.

a young child with dreadlocks wears a white shirt and holds up a small blue digital camera

January 13 & 14, 10:00 – 5:00 PM

Frick Art Museum

Have you wondered what life today is like through the eyes of a child? Through My Lens amplifies the voices of 4th and 5th graders in The Maker’s Clubhouse’s after-school program* as they show what it’s like to be a child through the lens of their own cameras. Students learned to creatively leverage their stories to advocate for change through the use of photography and Photovoice methods. Can you imagine how these young voices will serve as key-change agents as our future develops? Picture it!

*The Maker’s Clubhouse STEAM after-school serves PPS’s Faison and Lincoln Elementaries in Homewood and Lincoln-Lemington neighborhoods

an ornately adorned red dress stands on a mannequin in a gallery space

January 13 & 14, 10:00 – 5:00 PM

Frick Art Museum

Experience The Red Dress, From Stage to Page: 400 Years of Shakespeare in Print, the Frick’s permanent collections, and works by artist-in-residence Vanessa German.

Car and Carriage Museum

Pittsburgh and the Great Migration: Black Mobility and the Automobile explores automobile ownership and its effect on the lives of Black Americans in the mid-20th century.

Entry is free for both days of Winterfest!

an empty table sits in a crowded cafe space

January 13 & 14, 10:00 – 5:00 PM

Shopping at the Frick Museum Store

Grable Visitor Center

Find gifts and merchandise at the Frick Museum Store, offering a curated selection of books, accessories, décor, and more, located inside the Grable Visitor Center. Plus, browse a special Vermeer, Monet, Rembrandt-themed popup! Become a member to receive 10% off every purchase.

January 13 & 14, 9:30 – 4:00 PM

Dining at The Café at the Frick

Enjoy picturesque views of the Frick's festive grounds while you savor seasonal fare and warm beverages.

Thank you to our Sponsor

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Frick Membership

You can make a difference. The Frick depends on our members and donors to help us continue to offer vibrant cultural programming to our region. Thanks to you, we can continue to be a place where audiences of all ages can discover the art, history, and nature that make the Frick such a special place. Members are provided with enhanced opportunities to enjoy all that the Frick has to offer through free admission, discounts, events, and much more

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