Dee Briggs is a Wilkinsburg-based sculptor with a national reputation. Yet she has never been commissioned to create an artwork for a local outdoor public project. Until now. The Sculpture Garden at Hartwood Acres Park, a project of the Allegheny County Parks Foundation, in partnership with Allegheny...

It is with great appreciation for all that she has done in leading the Allegheny County Parks Foundation that we announce the retirement of our Executive Director, Caren Glotfelty, later this year.  Since Caren joined the Allegheny County Parks Foundation in 2014, she has stewarded...

PITTSBURGH – Allegheny County and the Allegheny County Parks Foundation celebrated the start of the next phase of the Sculpture Garden at Hartwood Acres with a ceremonial groundbreaking at the park this morning. County Executive Rich Fitzgerald was joined by Parks Foundation Board Chair Chip...

Caren Glotfelty, executive director of the Allegheny County Parks Foundation and longtime Pennsylvania environmental leader in academia, government and non-profits, is honored by PennFuture with a 2020 Women in Conservation Lifetime Achievement Award. Glotfelty has devoted her career to public service, at Pennsylvania State University where...