Art


a man looks into the distance while handling a large vat of grease.

Apr 30 – Aug 7, 2022

  • Exhibition
  • Gallery One

Gordon Parks in Pittsburgh, 1944/1946

Through Gordon Parks’s photographs of Pittsburgh workers, this exhibition provides an insightful view of World War II–era America that still resounds today.

Mar 26 – Jul 24, 2022

  • Exhibition
  • The Heinz Architectural Center

Zoe Zenghelis: Fields, Fragments, Fictions

This solo exhibition celebrates Zoe Zenghelis’s work at the intersection of painting and spatial imagination. The painting survey, a first for Heinz Architectural Center, brings into dialogue her independent painting practice with the collaborative projects of the architectural firm, OMA, and the teaching methods that she developed as an art educator.

Sep 3 2021 Sep 6 2022

  • Exhibition
  • Online

Cauleen Smith: Pandemic Diaries

Initiated in April 2020, the series of incisive social media posts and short films feature hand-written personal reflections and calls to action contending with the daily onslaught of local, national and global events of last year.

A brightly-lit gallery filled with furniture
  • Exhibition
  • Bruce Galleries

Extraordinary Ordinary Things

Featuring more than 300 objects, Extraordinary Ordinary Things presents a selection of pieces ranging from the evocative and extraordinary to the practical and every day.

Four wooden vases stand in a cluster; they are each a different shade and shape

Nov 20 2020 Jul 17 2022

  • Exhibition
  • Charity Randall Gallery

Locally Sourced

Locally Sourced presents the work of 19 Pittsburgh–area artisans and makers.

Protesters outside of U.S. Steel building, holding signs reading 'NAACP PGH Branch' and 'US Steel still has segregated facilities in 1966.'
  • Exhibition
  • Scaife Galleries

In Sharp Focus: Charles “Teenie” Harris

CMOA is thrilled to announce the creation of a dedicated gallery for the works of photographer Charles “Teenie” Harris. This exhibition features iconic examples of Harris’s photographs from the Teenie Harris Archive.

A vibrant green pickle on a plain white plate
  • Exhibition
  • Scaife Galleries

A Pittsburgh Anthology

A Pittsburgh Anthology celebrates stories of creative life in Pittsburgh as prompted by Carnegie Museum of Art’s collections across time and media. This dedicated gallery explores these stories, relayed by a multitude of voices from inside and outside the museum. Each story will unfold on printed cards displayed near the artworks, which will be free for the taking and create an interactive experience as visitors move through the gallery.

A clean, well-lit gallery filled with modern art.
  • Exhibition
  • Scaife Galleries

Crossroads: Carnegie Museum of Art’s Collection, 1945 to Now

Crossroads mines our collection for stories that resonate today by highlighting the critical role of the artist in everyday life.

Close up of a man’s torso. His hand is positioned across his chest, and it holds a small red fish, a herring
  • Exhibition
  • Scaife Galleries

Created, Collected, Conserved: The Life Stories of Paintings

Every painting at CMOA has a story. Created, Collected, Conserved follows seven of our paintings over thousands of miles, showing how extensive research and new technology can uncover fascinating stories.