An Exclusive offer to BikePGH members:
This leisurely 18 mile bike ride through Pittsburgh will feature visits to the wondrous social realist murals by Maxo Vanka in Millvale as well as the renegade palace of Randy Gilson in the North Side. Other Locations Include:
- Downtown Public Art
- North Side Public Art
- Allegheny Cemetery
- And much more
The 2013 Carnegie International Bicycle Art Tour is $25 and is limited to 30 current BikePGH Members.
The tour is not open to the public.
To Register, Members should check their emails from BikePGH. You will receive an invite containing the Eventbrite website and password.
Included with registration is an 18 Mile Bicycle Tour of Pittsburgh Art with 2 co-curators of the 2013 Carnegie International, 1 Adult Pass to the 2013 Carnegie International valid any time (valued at $17.95) and Lunch at the Carnegie Museum of Art Cafe after the ride. Total value of the Bicycle Art Tour is $50.
If you would like to attend but are unable due to the cost, please consider volunteering.
We need 6 BikePGH Members to help as Ride Marshals. The job is simple but very important. Ride Marshals will ride with BikePGH members on a casual bicycle tour of the city and include all of the perks of being on the ride. The ride is 18 miles, each marshal should be comfortable riding in groups, riding with traffic, and changing flat tires. Ride Marshals should bring a multi tool and portable bike pump. If you are interested in Volunteering email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kids in trailers and tag-alongs are free but please fill out a waiver for them at the start of the ride. Any children riding on their own bike should be: accompanied by a legal guardian, able to keep up with an average adult bicycle pace, and have experience riding on city streets with traffic. There are no discounts for children riding their own bike.
In the event of wet or poor weather the 2013 Carnegie International Bicycle Art Tour will not be canceled. Activities will be moved indoors at the Carnegie Museum of Art if needed.
There will be no refunds issued for the ride.
About the 2013 Carnegie International
The Carnegie International it is the oldest exhibition of contemporary art in North America. The New York Times described the 2013 International as “a welcome shock to the system of one of the art world’s more entrenched rituals. This lean, seemingly modest, thought-out exhibition takes the big global survey of contemporary art off steroids.”
Daniel Baumann lives in Pittsburgh and Basel, Switzerland. Together with Dan Byers and Tina Kukielski, he is co-curator of the 2013 Carnegie International in Pittsburgh. Daniel is an art historian, curator, and critic; director of the Adolf Wölfli-Foundation, Museum of Fine Arts in Bern, Switzerland; co-founder of New Jerseyy, an exhibition space in Basel; and, since 2004, curator of an ongoing exhibition series in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Tina Kukielski is co-curator, with Daniel Baumann and Dan Byers, of the 2013 Carnegie International. She moved from Brooklyn, New York, to Pittsburgh in early 2011, and lives in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. She was formerly at the the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, where she organized contemporary project series exhibitions with Taryn Simon (2007), Sadie Benning (2009), Omer Fast (2009), and Sara VanDerBeek (2010). Her publications include catalogues essays on William Eggleston and Gordon Matta-Clark. She is a contributor to Mousse and The Exhibitionist.
For more information and to catch up on the latest news from the 2013 Carnegie International go to: http://ci13.cmoa.org/
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