When you think of places to get the creative juices flowing in Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh might not be the first place to come to mind. But Pittsburgh has much more to offer than yinzers and bridges. It’s filled with rich culture and history that has impacted and inspired its creatives.

Here are the Top 8 most creative places in Pittsburgh to make sure you visit!


Carnegie Museum Art

Carnegie Museum of Art

We’ll start off with the obvious one. Carnegie Museum of Art is known as one of the first museums of contemporary art in the United States. Although there are 4 different museums under the Carnegie Museums umbrella, we’ll be discussing the creativity of the namesake museum. Built in 1895 ​​by Pittsburgh-based industrialist Andrew Carnegie, the museum creates experiences that connect people to art, ideas, and one another. They champion creativity and its importance to society with experiences that welcome, inspire, challenge, and inform.

Their collection of over 34,000 works emphasizes art, architecture, photography, and design from the 19th century to the present. Through their renderings, models, programmings, exhibitions and publications, they frequently explore the social issues and the roles that art and artists play in confronting them. With their unique history and resources they have made strides to become a leader in defining the role of art museums for the 21st century. Their collection of visual arts ranging from paintings, film and digital imagery makes the Carnegie Museum of Art one of the most dynamic and most importantly, creative art institutions in America.

Warhol museum

Warhol Museum

Located at 117 Sandusky Street, the Andy Warhol Museum holds the largest collection of Warhol’s artworks, creations and archival materials. They are one of the most extensive single-artist museums in all of North America. The Warhol is also a member of the four Carnegie Muesums, and was created as a collaborative project between Carnegie Institute, The Andy Warhol