Social Programs, Third Thursday Carnegie Museum of Art

Third Thursday: Photography

Take a deep dive into photography then shake it like a Polaroid at a STRANGEWAYS dance party!

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Crash Course: Photography – The First 100 Years

Former CMOA Curator of Photography, Linda Benedict-Jones, comes out of retirement to share her vast knowledge about the history of photography! As we share some of the first photographs ever made in William Henry Fox Talbot and the Promise of Photography, learn who came before and after Talbot and examine how images were made and enjoyed.

Social Programs

CRAWLSPACE Comedy After the Gallery Crawl

Join Carnegie Museum of Art and Arcade Comedy Theater after the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Gallery Crawl for CRAWLSPACE, an improv comedy show based on art and audience suggestions.

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Second Lives: Who Are We in the Virtual World?

How do we represent ourselves in digital environments? Leigh Alexander explores VR and Hillman Photography Initiative's Styles and Customs of the 2020s. Read More "Second Lives: Who Are We in the Virtual World?" on Storyboard

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Carnegie Int’l, 57th ed., 2018

Carnegie Int’l, 57th ed., 2018 is already happening! Follow the programs, publications, research, and other goings-on that will culminate in an exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art from October 2018 to April 2019.

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Teenie Harris Archive

Nearly 80,000 images comprise one of the most detailed and intimate records of the black urban experience known today.

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Third Thursday

On the third Thursday of every month, we’re keeping the art galleries open late, turning up the volume, and welcoming partners throughout the city to create exciting, one-of-a-kind programs.

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