Art


A photograph of waves headed towards shore

Apr 10 – Aug 22, 2021

  • Exhibition
  • Gallery One

Elle Pérez

The 84th installment of Carnegie Museum of Art’s Forum series debuts a new body of work, titled Devotions, by New York-based artist Elle Pérez (b. 1989, Bronx, New York).

A collage with scraps of words peaking through layers of ripped paper

Mar 13 – Sep 19, 2021

  • Exhibition
  • Forum Gallery

New to the Collection

New to the Collection is a snapshot of Carnegie Museum of Art’s collecting activity with notable examples of contemporary art that have entered the collection since 2018.

A headless couple in formal clothes exit a carriage into a snowy scene.

Feb 17 – May 16, 2021

  • Exhibition
  • Online

Rokni Haerizadeh: Reign of Winter

This next iteration of the online exhibition series features Rokni Haerizadeh’s (Iranian b. 1978) silent, animated film, Reign of Winter. This is the first time this artwork will be available since it was initially exhibited at the 2013 Carnegie International.

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.

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.

A clean, well-lit gallery filled with modern art.

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.