Member Tour: Stars Of The Silver Screen

Things to do The Andy Warhol Museum , North Shore Saturday July 29 2017
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Member Tour: Stars Of The Silver Screen
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The Andy Warhol Museum says
Explore Warhol’s fascination with Hollywood, fame, and stardom, which began with Warhol’s visits to the cinema with his brothers in gritty, industrial 1930s Pittsburgh. As a child, Warhol sent away for fan photos and devoured movie magazines, surrounding himself with celebrity images. This practice continued into adulthood, and he eventually accumulated a profusion of photographs, movie posters, and other memorabilia. Examine the concept of celebrity through hundreds of these archival items and look into the roots of the global celebrity culture that exists today. This event is presented in conjunction with the exhibition "Andy Warhol: Stars of the Silver Screen."

Members only tour; free. Registration is recommended for all free events.

Image: Studio portrait of Shirley Temple with handwritten inscription: "To Andrew Worhola [sic] from Shirley Temple", 1941
hand-colored sepia print, 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm.), The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; Founding Collection, Contribution The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., TC61.3
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By: The Andy Warhol Museum

Venue name: The Andy Warhol Museum
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Address: 117 Sandusky St
Pittsburgh
15212
Opening hours: 10:00AM to 5:00PM Tue, 10:00AM to 5:00PM Wed, 10:00AM to 5:00PM Thu, 10:00AM to 10:00PM Fri, 10:00AM to 5:00PM Sat, 10:00AM to 5:00PM Sun
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