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Guided group tours of the historic Henry Koerner house on S. Negley Avenue

Oct 15, 2022 - Oct 16, 2022 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join Friends of Neill Log House for a series of fundraising events and a celebration of the artist Henry Koerner over the weekend of October 14-16, 2022. Funds will go towards the restoration of the historic Neill Log House in Schenley Park.

The event is co-hosted by:

  • Joseph Koerner, Harvard Art Historian and son of Henry Koerner
  • Charlie Stewart, 4th Great-grandson of Robert Neill
  • Caroline Boyce, owner of the Koerner House on Negley Ave

Henry Koerner, an Austrian-born American painter who lived and worked in Pittsburgh, was known for being a leader of the Magic Realism movement and his portrait covers for Time magazine. The Henry Koerner house and studio on Negley Avenue, which the artist designed for his family, was designated a historic landmark by the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation in 2021. Koerner’s home will be open for guided tours, with an exhibit of Koerner originals on display.

Saturday, October 15th Hour-long guided tours begin at 10:30 am. ($125 pp)

Sunday, October 16th Hour-long guided tours begin at 10:00 am. ($125 pp)

The Koerner house is located at 1055 S. Negley Avenue. A shuttle service to the house will be available.

Use the EVENT LINK button at top of page to purchase tickets for Saturday and Sunday house tours.

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