Sheroes

WHAT: Heroes & Sheroes: The Art and Influence of Ruth E. Carter in Black Cinema
WHERE: Heinz History Center
WHEN: Through December 2

Why You Should Go:

Now that you’ve fallen in love with the film adaption of Marvel Comics’ Black Panther, don’t miss this chance to experience the groundbreaking work of the designer behind the superhero hit.

Co-presented with FashionAFRICANA, Heroes & Sheroes: The Art and Influence of Ruth E. Carter in Black Cinema, features eye-popping designs, multimedia elements and ephemera.

See Carter’s remarkable African-influenced costumes spanning Black Panther to her work with Spike Lee and Steven Spielberg, and discover each costume’s journey “from sketch to silver screen.”

The first African-American woman nominated for an Academy Award in Costume Design, Carter has created designs for 40 films.

Jennifer Baron

Jennifer has worked at the Mattress Factory, Brooklyn Museum of Art and Dahesh Museum of Art and is co-author of Pittsburgh Signs Project: 250 Signs of Western Pennsylvania. She also is co-coordinator...