Silver Eye Center for Photography
4808 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224



Admission is free and open to the public, however a donation is appreciated for regular gallery admission.


There are no gallery hours while our new gallery is under construction.

Regular gallery hours will resume when we reopen in spring 2017.



Past Present Future: Western Pennsylvania's People and Places opens June 27, 2017. Learn more here.


Public Transit
Silver Eye is accessible by bus, with stops in both directions at Penn Avenue and Mathilda Street, right in front of the gallery.
Plan your trip with Port Authority.

Street Parking
Metered parking is available on Penn Avenue. Street meter hours are Mondays - Saturdays from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Bike Parking
There are a number of bike racks located on Penn Avenue adjacent to Silver Eye's gallery.


Silver Eye is wheelchair accessible. If you wish to attend one of our programs, but need an accommodation such as ASL interpretation, large-print materials, or alternative digital formats, please contact our Accessibility Coordinator, Juliana Zipay, by email at juliana@silvereye.org or call 412.431.1810, x1 at least 10 days prior to the event.

Understandably, some of our events are announced less than 10 days before the event. If this happens and you wish to attend, please contact us and we will make every effort to help you fully participate.


Silver Eye is happy to facilitate tours and programs for all kinds of groups. If you're a professor or instructor and are interested in bringing your class to see a current or future exhibition at Silver Eye, we would be thrilled to host your class. Email info@silvereye.org to learn more and to schedule your visit.

If you’re a teacher or instructor, from middle to high school, and are interested in bringing your class here for a structured photography lesson and exploration, we are happy to plan an event for you. Please email us at info@silvereye.org or call us at 412.431.1810, x1 to discuss your package pricing and options for these special visits.


EMAIL > info@silvereye.org

CALL > 412.431.1810


Silver Eye is located in the Penn Avenue Arts District in the Bloomfield-Garfield neighborhood. There are a number of unique and creative venues, galleries, and restaurants in the surrounding area to enhance your visit to Silver Eye.

Visit pennavenue.org to plan your trip.