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"The Burning Child" film screening and Q&A with Joseph Koerner

Oct 14, 2022 - Oct 14, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 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. SHUC and Friends of Neill Log House will celebrate the life and art of Koerner over the weekend of October 14-16, 2022.

The weekend will kick off with a film screening of The Burning Child, a documentary about Koerner and his artistic and cultural origins in Vienna co-produced by Joseph Koerner. Watch the trailer here. After the screening, join Joseph Koerner for an intimate Q&A dessert event at Silk Elephant. (The Q&A session is an optional add-on to the film screening, tickets are sold separately).

Friday, October 14th 7:00-9:00 pm Screening of The Burning Child at the Manor Theater, 1729 Murray Avenue ($30 pp). The Q&A event at Silk Elephant will immediately follow the screening ($30 pp).

Use the EVENT LINK button at top of page to purchase tickets for the film screening and add-on tickets for the Q&A.

about SHUC

Preserving, Improving, and Celebrating the Quality of Life in Squirrel Hill

For forty-nine years, the Coalition has been an active and important link in the community. It has served as a sounding board for new ideas, as well as a “watchdog” in the areas of public safety, education, residential quality, the business district, and parks and open space. With its focus on the quality of life in the 14th Ward, SHUC continues to monitor activities and future developments in the community through a range of standing committees.

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