Art


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.

A mannequin upper body wears a gray and green vest-like suit.

Jun 1 – Sep 8, 2019

  • Exhibition
  • Heinz Galleries

Access+Ability

Access+Ability highlights some of the extraordinary research and designs developed during the past decade with and by people who span a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. These objects represent the latest breakthroughs in accessibility design.

Waterloo Bridge Monet

May 25 – Sep 2, 2019

  • Exhibition
  • Gallery One

Monet and the Modern City

Monet and his contemporaries responded to the urban industrial landscape through works that convey the power and promise of modernization. Experience Monet’s famous Waterloo Bridge series in a new context as we trace artists’ explorations of the enduring theme of industry.

A collage of a city street with IBM building and other skyscrapers.

May 4 – Oct 20, 2019

  • Exhibition
  • The Heinz Architectural Center

Influencers: The Pritzker Architecture Prize

The illustrious Pritzker Prize for Architecture celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Explore visionary works by Pritzker laureates from our collection.

A pattern with lines and eyes.

Apr 19 – Aug 25, 2019

  • Exhibition
  • Forum Gallery

Ruth Root

The 81st installment in CMOA’s Forum series presents a new body of work by celebrated painter Ruth Root.

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.