Calendar of Events

Events

Teenage girl painting at an easel in an art studio

The Art Connection is Pittsburgh’s premiere art program for students in grades 5 through 9. Learn drawing, printmaking, painting, sculpture, and mixed media, culminating with a student exhibition at Carnegie Museum of Art. Entering its 90th year, The Art Connection combines big ideas and practical know-how to prepare young people for a world of visual information and creative problem-solving.

Group of kids sitting on the floor sketching in a gallery

Join us in our all-new galleries of modern and contemporary art for hands-on activities for all ages! Discover a new theme, and a new group of artworks each week. Just drop in.

People stand in a hallway next to large wooden sculptures and a comic book artwork on the left wall.

Enjoy a lively, daily conversation with an expert in the 'Carnegie International,' a review of contemporary art from around the globe. Free with admission!

An artwork made of glass, steel, and coal in geometric shapes across the floor of a marble room.

Hear local musicians perform an interpretive piece based on From Smoke and Tangled Waters We Carried Fire Home, the Fine Prize-winning work by indigenous art collective Postcommodity in the Carnegie International.

People walk around gallery and some lie down in hammocks.

These free, daily drop-in tours are available with museum admission! Learn about the works in the 'Carnegie International' and find a new perspective on contemporary art.

People observing and discussing artwork in a gallery

Take a breezy gallery stroll with one of our expert docents! These free, daily drop-in tours are available with museum admission. Learn about the works in CMOA’s collection. Every tour is unique!

Tacita Dean's Event for a Stage shows every Monday throughout the run of the International in the beautiful Music Hall.

People walk around gallery and some lie down in hammocks.

These free, daily drop-in tours are available with museum admission! Learn about the works in the 'Carnegie International' and find a new perspective on contemporary art.

Interior photo of a brightly lit store.

You've heard of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. This year, consider doing your holiday shopping on the inaugural Museum Store Sunday, spearheaded by the Museum Store Association.

A lushly illustrated landscape with a sulking animal in the foreground

The Fall Artist Lecture Series at Carnegie Mellon University School of Art collaborates with the 57th Carnegie International to present artist lectures by exhibition artists throughout the fall.

Painting of decorated reindeer galloping in snow landscape

The Women’s Committee of the Carnegie Museum of Art invites you to the 2018 Carnegie Trees Opening Celebration.

Tour guide discusses art with a group of people

Join us for casual, 90-minute, in-gallery discussions of the 57th Carnegie International. Trained guides in visual descriptions discuss selected works of art and provide sensory experiences for visually impaired audiences. Share the experience with a friend, or two!

Four people do a yoga pose on the floor of the Hall of Architecture.

Museums are places for renewal, celebrating the great accomplishments of fellow humans. Join a crew of fellow humans for a weekly, rejuvenating yoga session set in Pittsburgh’s most beautiful spaces!

Join us for the party of the year with an indoor skating rink and oh so much more!

Tour guide discusses art with a group of people

Join us for casual, 90-minute, in-gallery discussions of the 57th Carnegie International. Tours in ASL will include a sign language interpreter by skilled guides. We'll visit selected works of art throughout the exhibition. Share the experience with a friend, or two!

A small boy crawls on the forest floor with a few small piglet creatures.

Join us for a screening of a family-friendly film that revolves around the theme of politics. Taking its cues from the ”International,“ this film helps you dive deeper into this multi-layered exhibition.

Young girl reaches for plate of chocolate chip cookies.

On four dates throughout the Carnegie International, we’re hosting special screenings of films for families as part of the Cinematheque program! Each is followed by tea and cookies in The Café Carnegie.

A group of different colored shipping containers near water under a cloudy sky.

Join us for a screening of two films that revolve around the theme of politics. Taking their cues from the 'International,' these films help you dive deeper into this multi-layered exhibition.

Tour guide discusses art with a group of people

Join us for casual, 90-minute, in-gallery discussions of the 57th Carnegie International. Trained guides in visual descriptions discuss selected works of art and provide sensory experiences for visually impaired audiences. Share the experience with a friend, or two!

Interior shot of a brightly lit arts store, showing bookcases, clothing, and other arts collectibles.

CMOA has everything you need for holiday cheer—and holiday shopping! Join us for festive fun at the CMOA Store all day long.

Photo of John Waters wearing a red suit and holding his hands together as if praying.

We welcome back the legendary writer and director, John Waters (Pink Flamingos, Hairspray, Cry Baby), to the Carnegie Lecture Hall with his critically acclaimed one-man show, A John Waters Christmas.