Each life-sized Santa is robed in their own traditional apparel and is accompanied by an original oil painting which depicts a holiday celebration in the country which the Santa represents. There is also a little display book with a summary of the holiday celebration and traditions for each Santa exhibit. The countries represented include America (Kris Kringle and Santa Claus), China, France, Germany, Great Britain, Haiti, Ireland, Italy, Latin America, Russia, the Middle East, the Netherlands, Poland, Norway and Ukraine. The "Spirits of Giving From Around the World Exhibit" will run through January 7.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Fridays
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Saturdays
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sundays
The Spirits of Giving from Around the World exhibit runs from Pittsburgh Light Up Night (November 20, 2009) through January 7, 2010, including Christmas and New Year's days.
More to Do at the PPG Wintergarden:
A beautiful holiday exhibit in miniature scale sponsored by the Pittsburgh Miniature Society and the Three Rivers Miniature Club. See everything from a miniature display of Santa's Workshop to tiny replicas of PPG Places' Santas from Around the World. Over 470 elaborately decorated gingerbread houses are arranged throughout the exhibit. FREE.
Outdoor Ice Skating
Rink at PPG Place
Just outside the PPG Wintergarden is the Rink at PPG Place, where you can enjoy ice skating aound a 60-foot holiday tree.