OUR THOUGHTS ON:

Factory Direct: Schneider Downs Joins Andy Warhol Museum in Celebrating Region's Manufacturing Heritage

Manufacturing

By Donald Applegarth

Western Pennsylvania’s rich history could never be written without acknowledging the region’s tremendous heritage in manufacturing and industry. Our region’s growth and development was forged in the factories…and continues to this day.

For this reason, I’m particularly excited that Schneider Downs is a sponsor of an exciting new exhibition at The Andy Warhol Museum. Factory Direct: Pittsburgh is a celebration of the manufacturing legacy in our region.

Factory Direct: Pittsburgh will showcase the artwork of 14 established contemporary artists from around the world, each invited to conduct artist residencies in Pittsburgh-based factories. Each artist will create a new work of art based on their selected factory’s history, technologies, materials and/or processes.

As a native of this region, I’m very familiar with the manufacturing industry’s legacy, and I’m proud to be a leader of Schneider Downs’ Manufacturing Industry Group. Our firm’s involvement in this exhibition demonstrates our support and appreciation for the contributions manufacturing makes to our region every day. We are thrilled to be a part of this special project.

The Factory Direct: Pittsburgh exhibition is scheduled from June 24 – September 9, and will be located at Guardian Self-Storage, 2839 Liberty Avenue in the Strip District. The exhibition is open to the public Tuesdays through Sundays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Complete information on Factory Direct: Pittsburgh can be found at The Andy Warhol Museum’s Web site.

In the coming months, we’ll continue to post commentary about Factory Direct: Pittsburgh and the many ideas it may inspire. I hope you’ll make time to visit the exhibition this summer, and I’d love to hear your thoughts about the art.

© 2012 Schneider Downs. All rights-reserved. All content on this site is property of Schneider Downs unless otherwise noted and should not be used without written permission.

This advice is not intended or written to be used for, and it cannot be used for, the purpose of avoiding any federal tax penalties that may be imposed, or for promoting, marketing or recommending to another person, any tax related matter.

You’ve heard our thoughts… We’d like to hear yours

The Schneider Downs Our Thoughts On blog exists to create a dialogue on issues that are important to organizations and individuals. While we enjoy sharing our ideas and insights, we’re especially interested in what you may have to say. If you have a question or a comment about this article – or any article from the Our Thoughts On blog – we hope you’ll share it with us. After all, a dialogue is an exchange of ideas, and we’d like to hear from you. Email us at contactSD@schneiderdowns.com.

Material discussed is meant for informational purposes only, and it is not to be construed as investment, tax, or legal advice. Please note that individual situations can vary. Therefore, this information should be relied upon when coordinated with individual professional advice.

© 2018 Schneider Downs. All rights-reserved. All content on this site is property of Schneider Downs unless otherwise noted and should not be used without written permission.

comments