Art


Close-up image dark curves and lines across a bright field of warm and cool colors

Nov 20 2020 Jun 27 2021

  • Exhibition
  • Scaife Galleries

Controlling the Chaos

Controlling the Chaos features photographs from Carnegie Museum of Art’s collection that offer a range of responses to the complexity of lived experience today.

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

Nov 20 2020 Mar 27 2022

  • Exhibition
  • Charity Randall Gallery

Locally Sourced

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

A reflection of a person looking into a mirror, their face partly obscured by a colorful smear on the glass

Nov 18 2020 Feb 14 2021

  • Exhibition
  • Online

Diane Severin Nguyen: Tyrant Star

This next iteration of the exhibition series features Tyrant Star, a 16-minute video work by artist Diane Severin Nguyen (American, b. 1990). This exhibition marks the first time that the work, a new acquisition, will be exhibited by Carnegie Museum of Art.

An architectural model of a house in progress

Sep 26 2020 Mar 28 2021

  • Exhibition
  • The Heinz Architectural Center

States of Becoming

Architecture evolves through the act of building as well as theoretical research. This selection of drawings, models, and photographs from the Heinz Architectural Center reveals some of the ways that architects investigate construction techniques, explore the possibilities offered by new technologies, and represent cities in new and provocative ways.

A photograph of a wide, cloudy sky, overlaid with thin and barely-there geometric shapes

Sep 4 2020 Mar 14 2021

  • Exhibition
  • Gallery One, Museum of Art Lobby, Scaife Galleries

Trevor Paglen: Opposing Geometries

The third cycle of the Hillman Photography Initiative, Mirror With A Memory, explores themes of artificial intelligence (AI) through the work of acclaimed artist Trevor Paglen.

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 woman sits on top of an old-fashioned car; a smoky cityscape and hills are behind her
  • Exhibition
  • Lobby Gallery

Iconic: The Photographs of Charles “Teenie” Harris

This exhibition of photographs by Charles “Teenie” Harris celebrates some of the Hill District native’s most iconic images of Pittsburgh. Photographs from past exhibitions spanning a number of themes, topics, and histories—including Hair (2013), Civil Rights (2015) and Jazz from the Hill (2018)—will be featured in this installment.

Gallery view with a jagged bronze sculpture in foreground, and an artwork made of a ring of doors joined together in background

Jun 22 2018 Nov 21 2021

  • 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.