Calendar of Events

Events

Free, daily drop-in tours are available with museum admission. Learn about the works in CMOA’s collection from our trained docents. Every tour is unique!

A girl makes a clay sculpture in a museum art class

10:15 am–12:15 pm. They have potential. They have ideas. We provide the instruction, the inspiration, and the space to create. Pittsburgh’s premiere art program for young people, The Art Connection, mashes up art appreciation with in-depth studio instruction, connecting young artists with other creative thinkers. It provides access to a world-class art collection and professional-level supplies. Learn drawing, printmaking, painting, sculpture, and digital tools, culminating with an exhibition at Carnegie Museum of Art.

A girl makes a clay sculpture in a museum art class

1:15 pm–3:15 pm. They have potential. They have ideas. We provide the instruction, the inspiration, and the space to create. Pittsburgh’s premiere art program for young people, The Art Connection, mashes up art appreciation with in-depth studio instruction, connecting young artists with other creative thinkers. It provides access to a world-class art collection and professional-level supplies. Learn drawing, printmaking, painting, sculpture, and digital tools, culminating with an exhibition at Carnegie Museum of Art.

Collage of Artist Hélio Oiticica Works and Insects

Join us for a lively conversation about ideas that are common to both art and natural history. We will be venturing into the galleries in smaller groups to explore behind-the-scenes collections with specialists and to discover unexpected commonalities at the crossroads of art and science.

Crowd dancing in large marble hall

BOOM Concepts returns as a Third Thursday collaborator! Put on silent disco headphones and dance in the museum's Grand Staircase. Buy local art curated by BOOM, and participate in an artist engagement led by duo Magic Organs.

A Christmas Story screening collage with a boy eating mashed potatoes

Join us for a screening of the holiday classic “A Christmas Story” with special guest Ian Petrella, who played Randy Parker in the film. Ian will introduce the film and answer audience questions after the movie.