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Promotional image for Bricolage theater company's production of Dodo, an immersive play, at Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History. The image depicts a woman's face with birds, plants, and other creatures living on her head.

Brought to you by Bricolage, this immersive theatrical adventure is created in collaboration with Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh as part of its Carnegie Nexus initiative. Designed to alter how modern audiences interact with cultural institutions, this heavily sensory-based and intimate piece will take place at Carnegie Museums’ historic Oakland facility.

College students looking at a sculpture

Free, daily drop-in tours are available with museum admission. Learn about the works in CMOA’s collection from our trained docents. Every tour is unique!

Aerial view of neighborhood streets from above, with rows of homes running off into the distance. Overlaid on this view are constellations of stars with the following names: Dina “Free” Blackwell, Nisha Blackwell, Ayana Clark, Yona Harvey, Robert Hodge, Joy KMT, Ayanah Moor, Bekezela Mguni, Staycee Pearl, Ricardo Robinson, Felicia Savage, Anqwenique Wingfield, and Alisha Wormsley.

Celebrate the literary and artistic contributions of Black women; Black queer, trans people and gender nonconforming people through a book installation dedicated to imagining what freedom looks like. This program is a project of The People Are The Light, a series of public art installations and workshops in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood, curated by Alisha Wormsley.

Aerial view of neighborhood streets from above, with rows of homes running off into the distance. Overlaid on this view are constellations of stars with the following names: Dina “Free” Blackwell, Nisha Blackwell, Ayana Clark, Yona Harvey, Robert Hodge, Joy KMT, Ayanah Moor, Bekezela Mguni, Staycee Pearl, Ricardo Robinson, Felicia Savage, Anqwenique Wingfield, and Alisha Wormsley.

Enter a space, within a space. Morrow's Hush is a public art installation that invites you to experience a room removed from the sounds of today. This program is a project of The People Are The Light, a series of public art installations and workshops in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood, curated by Alisha Wormsley.

Aerial view of neighborhood streets from above, with rows of homes running off into the distance. Overlaid on this view are constellations of stars with the following names: Dina “Free” Blackwell, Nisha Blackwell, Ayana Clark, Yona Harvey, Robert Hodge, Joy KMT, Ayanah Moor, Bekezela Mguni, Staycee Pearl, Ricardo Robinson, Felicia Savage, Anqwenique Wingfield, and Alisha Wormsley.

Experience a snapshot from Homewood’s past as you chat with artists and vendors in this installation, which recreates an average Homewood lot from decades ago. This program is a project of The People Are The Light, a series of public art installations and workshops in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood, curated by Alisha Wormsley.

Promotional image for Thrival Innovation's marquee event at Carnegie Museum of Art on Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thrival Innovation, an annual event featuring multiple days of immersive, innovation-focused programming, concludes with a one-night-only event at Carnegie Museum of Art to recognize Pittsburgh’s unique and evolving role within the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Woman doing yoga. She is bending over and stretching backward, so far that her hands are on the floor behind her. Above the woman is a wall mural of geometric shapes forming a large arc across the blank wall.

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!

Aerial view of neighborhood streets from above, with rows of homes running off into the distance. Overlaid on this view are constellations of stars with the following names: Dina “Free” Blackwell, Nisha Blackwell, Ayana Clark, Yona Harvey, Robert Hodge, Joy KMT, Ayanah Moor, Bekezela Mguni, Staycee Pearl, Ricardo Robinson, Felicia Savage, Anqwenique Wingfield, and Alisha Wormsley.

Share your story and relax with others as you discuss how to transform from the inside out on this journey called life. Designed for adult women. This program is a project of The People Are The Light, a series of public art installations and workshops in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood, curated by Alisha Wormsley.

Aerial view of neighborhood streets from above, with rows of homes running off into the distance. Overlaid on this view are constellations of stars with the following names: Dina “Free” Blackwell, Nisha Blackwell, Ayana Clark, Yona Harvey, Robert Hodge, Joy KMT, Ayanah Moor, Bekezela Mguni, Staycee Pearl, Ricardo Robinson, Felicia Savage, Anqwenique Wingfield, and Alisha Wormsley.

Calm your mind, body and soul with yoga-based movements, restorative poses, relaxation techniques; nutritional support, and Universal Meditation following a conversation about social justice. This program is a project of The People Are The Light, a series of public art installations and workshops in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood, curated by Alisha Wormsley.

In the Moment tour at Carnegie Museum of Art

In the Moment tours invite those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, and their care partners, to explore our collection together. This experience includes conversation, works of art, and enjoying each other’s company.

An art gallery view, with a television monitor at right, and a grid of drawings at back. People sit on a bench in the foreground having a conversation. Others stand closer to the walls, looking at artworks.

Karen Howard of the Western Pennsylvania Writing Project leads an evening of self-reflection and response to social issues and art works in 20/20 The Studio Museum in Harlem and Carnegie Museum of Art.

Compilation image featuring Chef J.J. Johnson and Carnegie Museum of Art's Feast Series

James Beard-nominated Chef J.J. Johnson, formerly of Harlem’s The Cecil and Minton’s Supper Club, explores world-spanning historic foodways in a multi-course dinner. His cooking encompasses the African diaspora, bringing influences from traditional American, African, and Asian recipes into a single menu.

Aerial view of neighborhood streets from above, with rows of homes running off into the distance. Overlaid on this view are constellations of stars with the following names: Dina “Free” Blackwell, Nisha Blackwell, Ayana Clark, Yona Harvey, Robert Hodge, Joy KMT, Ayanah Moor, Bekezela Mguni, Staycee Pearl, Ricardo Robinson, Felicia Savage, Anqwenique Wingfield, and Alisha Wormsley.

Learn how to weave, braid, and make natural beauty products. Contribute to a collaborative artwork as you immerse yourself in the techniques and traditions of hair art. This program is a project of The People Are The Light, a series of public art installations and workshops in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood, curated by Alisha Wormsley.

Banner image for Carnegie Museum of Art's 20-20 exhibition, featuring an image of a Lyle Ashton Harris photograph called Miss America and a Collier Schorr image of Michelle Obama called First Lady.

CMOA partners with contemporary art series By Any Means for three thought-provoking in-gallery conversations.

Woman doing yoga. She is bending over and stretching backward, so far that her hands are on the floor behind her. Above the woman is a wall mural of geometric shapes forming a large arc across the blank wall.

Day of fitness and self-care at CMOA!

Aerial view of neighborhood streets from above, with rows of homes running off into the distance. Overlaid on this view are constellations of stars with the following names: Dina “Free” Blackwell, Nisha Blackwell, Ayana Clark, Yona Harvey, Robert Hodge, Joy KMT, Ayanah Moor, Bekezela Mguni, Staycee Pearl, Ricardo Robinson, Felicia Savage, Anqwenique Wingfield, and Alisha Wormsley.

Learn about the Black maker community in Pittsburgh and make your own craft. This program is a project of The People Are The Light, a series of public art installations and workshops in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood, curated by Alisha Wormsley.

Aerial view of neighborhood streets from above, with rows of homes running off into the distance. Overlaid on this view are constellations of stars with the following names: Dina “Free” Blackwell, Nisha Blackwell, Ayana Clark, Yona Harvey, Robert Hodge, Joy KMT, Ayanah Moor, Bekezela Mguni, Staycee Pearl, Ricardo Robinson, Felicia Savage, Anqwenique Wingfield, and Alisha Wormsley.

Explore harmony in your behavior through a three-part drawing, writing, and creative exercise, designed for adult women and high school girls. This program is a project of The People Are The Light, a series of public art installations and workshops in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood, curated by Alisha Wormsley.

Photo of people looking at art in the 20-20 exhibition

Admission to Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History will be FREE on Sundays October 15 and November 19. Free days are made possible by UPMC Health Plan, who will offer free flu shots on site.

Aerial view of neighborhood streets from above, with rows of homes running off into the distance. Overlaid on this view are constellations of stars with the following names: Dina “Free” Blackwell, Nisha Blackwell, Ayana Clark, Yona Harvey, Robert Hodge, Joy KMT, Ayanah Moor, Bekezela Mguni, Staycee Pearl, Ricardo Robinson, Felicia Savage, Anqwenique Wingfield, and Alisha Wormsley.

Celebrate the closing of the project with a procession led by the Westinghouse Drum Line and STAYCEE PEARL dance project. This program is a project of The People Are The Light, a series of public art installations and workshops in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood, curated by Alisha Wormsley.

Aerial view of neighborhood streets from above, with rows of homes running off into the distance. Overlaid on this view are constellations of stars with the following names: Dina “Free” Blackwell, Nisha Blackwell, Ayana Clark, Yona Harvey, Robert Hodge, Joy KMT, Ayanah Moor, Bekezela Mguni, Staycee Pearl, Ricardo Robinson, Felicia Savage, Anqwenique Wingfield, and Alisha Wormsley.

Celebrate the unveiling of this public mural painted with five young women from Westinghouse Academy. This program is a project of The People Are The Light, a series of public art installations and workshops in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood, curated by Alisha Wormsley.

Image of lead actors in the musical Allegiance

An epic new musical following a family whose lives were upended by World War II.

Series of three photographs of Harry Belafonte

Join legendary and multitalented artist and activist Harry Belafonte for a conversation about his career as a performer and his role in the civil rights movement.