Calendar of Events


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.

Map of the globe shows lines crossing between different spots on the map. The lines show how art has moved from place to place.

2017 Digital Provenance Symposium promotes vigorous discussion of the role of museums in understanding, researching, disseminating, and digitally publishing museum collections.

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!

Group of children standing and sitting in a gallery with art on walls. Several children are standing on a flat metal artwork that lays on the floor. An instructor sits to the right. Several of the children are drawing in sketchbooks.

Join Art Cat for an all ages sketchbook adventure, Sundays in October! Just drop in—bring your family and your imagination. We provide the materials. Free with admission!

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!

A bridge spans the whole image. On the left side, people run across the bridge holding papers aloft. On the right, a cyclist heads toward the center. In the center, a bus is crossing, headed left.

In the third annual iteration of this wide-ranging, fast-moving lecture, Carnegie International curator Ingrid Schaffner maps the upcoming exhibition in Pittsburgh onto a world of really big art shows.

Plaster relief showing a lion among leafy foliage. The lion's mouth is open, and its tail is bent upwards above its back.

Free with admission! Join us in the Copy + Paste Copy Shop to create your own take-home plaster mold. This project is inspired monumental plaster cast collection in the Hall of Architecture. Get familiar with how these replica buildings were created!

Rock and Roll band The Stooges, with two members looking away playing guitars, and singer Iggy Pop singing into a microphone and staring into the camera

Emerging from Ann Arbor Michigan amidst a countercultural revolution, The Stooges' powerful and aggressive style of rock-n-roll blew a crater in the musical landscape of the late 1960s. Join CMOA and legendary director Jim Jarmusch for a screening of his new film GIMME DANGER. A Q&A with Jarmusch follows.

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.

Stills from the film Containment by Peter Galison

Join CMOA and the University of Pittsburgh for a screening of the documentary film Containment. A Q&A with filmmaker Peter Galison follows.

Intimate explorations of CMOA

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.