Art


A lushly illustrated landscape with a sulking animal in the foreground

May 20 – Aug 16, 2020

  • Exhibition
  • Online

Rachel Rose: Lake Valley

This enchanting eight-minute video work by Rachel Rose (American, b. 1986) debuts online as the first exhibition of a new online series. With this visually rich, animated work, Rose mines themes and imagery from the history of children’s literature to create a dream-like story about loneliness, imagination, and longing for personal connection.

Battle reenactment scene filled with smoke, with crowd of soldiers in a trench and a film crew in the foreground of the trenches filming them.

Mar 14 – Jul 26, 2020

  • Exhibition
  • Heinz Galleries

An-My Lê: On Contested Terrain

An-My Lê: On Contested Terrain is the first comprehensive survey of the politically charged work of photographer An-My Lê (American, born Vietnam, 1960). Featuring over 100 photographs, this exhibition presents seven of Lê’s series, providing insight into her evocative images that draw on a landscape tradition to address the complexity of war.

The top of a large sculpture emade out of angular wooden sections, forming the top of a globe

Feb 21 – Jul 12, 2020

  • Exhibition
  • Forum Gallery

Counterpressures

The 83rd installment of Carnegie Museum of Art‘s Forum series presents a thematic group exhibition that addresses the present urgency of global warming. The exhibition features work by ten Pittsburgh–area artists who grapple with the current ecological present and its uncertain future.

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.