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Vanka Murals Tours

Presented by Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka at St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Church, Pittsburgh PA

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Vanka Murals Tours

A 60-minute docent-guided tour of the Maxo Vanka murals is a fascinating glimpse into the Croatian immigrant’s art and the experiences that shaped his ideas.

Maxo Vanka completed 25 individual murals in two brief but intense periods in 1937 and 1941 in St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Church. The commissioning priest, Father Albert Zagar, lightly prescribed the artist’s subject matter and Vanka maximized his opportunity to pay tribute to faith while expressing his passionate beliefs about social justice, injustice, the horrors of war and helping to preserve and celebrate cultural identity among an immigrant population. The more than 80-year presence

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ADMISSION INFO

Tour admission is $10 per person. Advance Reservations and Masks are required.

Contact: 412-407-3570

Email: tours@vankamurals.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Aug 15, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 22, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 29, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 5, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 12, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 19, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Sep 26, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 3, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 10, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 17, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 24, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 31, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 7, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 14, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 21, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 28, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 5, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 12, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 19, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 26, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Church

24 Maryland AVe, Pittsburgh, PA 15209

PARKING INFO

Limited onsite parking is available.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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