Exhibitions


Current

Apr 21– Aug 27 2017

  • Exhibition
  • Forum Gallery

Michael Williams

CMOA presents a new group of canvasses and a selection of drawings for the artist’s first US museum solo exhibition. His dense compositions, which reveal a dark sense of humor about painting and everyday life, often begin as drawings on the computer screen before they are printed and painted.

Men playing jazz on stage

Dec 17– Jul 23 2017

  • Exhibition
  • Museum of Art Lobby

Teenie Harris Photographs: Erroll Garner and Jazz from the Hill

Pittsburgh was a hub for jazz in the 20th century during its golden age, and photographer Charles “Teenie” Harris seemed to capture every electrifying show.

Streetscape: row of apartment buildings along a sidewalk. The buildings have tilted exteriors and exposed structural beams underneath.

Mar 11– Aug 21 2017

  • Exhibition
  • The Heinz Architectural Center

Action, Ideas, Architecture: Arthur Lubetz/Front Studio

Art Lubetz’s designs are instantly recognizable. From the vibrant, tilted facade of the Glass Lofts residences to the sliced and stacked boxes of Sharpsburg Community Library, these are buildings born out of provocative ideas about how design can energize our environment.

Wide view of a virtual landscape. Chunks of earth hover in the sky, as if lifted from the ground. There is a half-framed house full of debris on the left. Straight ahead, a tree grows out of one of the floating islands of rock and dirt.

Mar 16– Sep 4 2017

  • Exhibition
  • Hall of Architecture

Styles and Customs of the 2020s

In this Virtual Reality (VR) experience, artists invite us to consider how a re-imagined future can shed light on our present moment.

Words Devil and Angel in red over black and white geometric forms

Mar 25– Oct 15 2017

  • Exhibition
  • Gallery One

Shaping a Modern Legacy: Karl and Jennifer Salatka Collect

This exhibition highlights signature works by such acclaimed modern and contemporary artists as Willem de Kooning, Richard Diebenkorn, Jasper Johns, Anselm Kiefer, Roy Lichtenstein, Elizabeth Murray, Gerhard Richter, Ed Ruscha, Frank Stella, and Andy Warhol.

Landscape, with lone white house in the middle of the view, a leafless tree grows in front of the house

Jun 17– Dec 31 2017

  • Exhibition
  • Carnegie Museum of Art

Bradford Young: REkOGNIZE

REkOGNIZE is a meditation on photography, memory, and movement by artist and cinematographer Bradford Young, featuring a score by Jason Moran. Young finds inspiration in Pittsburgh’s Hill District neighborhood, a site of the early 20th-century Great Migration.

Multi-colored aluminum table with folded edges, red, white, and blue

Sep 26– Dec 31 2018

  • Exhibition
  • Charity Randall Gallery

Hot Metal Modern: Design in Pittsburgh and Beyond

A showcase of great design objects from around Pittsburgh, and the stories of innovation and industry behind them.