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Text: What’s up Winter. Next to a picture of a neon house inside a gallery.

Winter brings a season of discovery and renewal. See what’s new this season at the Carnegie Museum of Art!

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!

View of Carnegie Music Hall stage with projection screen of male with wig in conversation

Tacita Dean’s Event for a Stage screens on select Sundays, Mondays, and Thursdays in the Carnegie Music Hall.

View of Carnegie Music Hall stage with projection screen of male with wig in conversation

Tacita Dean’s Event for a Stage screens on select Sundays, Mondays, and Thursdays in the Carnegie Music Hall.

Gallery wall painted dark with two large woven art pieces depicting high heeled shoes.

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

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.

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!

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!

Colorful neon heart on a black background with the text "We Do"

Celebrate love with us and attend the wedding of a stranger, a friend. . . or you!

Group of young people smiling and looking at each other

Explore America through drawings by Pittsburgh elementary school students. Instigated by Carnegie International artist Jeremy Deller, this pop-up exhibition culminates a week of classroom visits and a drawing session at the museum.

Group of young people smiling and looking at each other

Join us for a screening of a film around the theme of sound. Taking its cues from the 'International,' this film helps you dive deeper into this multi-layered exhibition.

Join us for a screening of a film around the theme of sound. Taking its cues from the 'International,' this film helps you dive deeper into this multi-layered exhibition.

Chef Keyla Nogueira Cook scraping greens out of a frying pan

On four special evenings during the Carnegie International, CMOA welcomes regional chefs and culinary teams to our kitchen. Enjoy a four-course, family-style meal along with wine and cocktail pairings, each reflecting on the exhibition.

Woman holding young baby aloft in front of painted wall

Explore movement on the mat and in the galleries with your baby!

Five images, from left to right: the marble bust of a young man, a group of women and cherubs looking into a mirror, a person sowing seeds on a field, a hazy but colorful bridge with a city in the background, and a colorful face next to geometric shapes and lines.

Discover art from ancient times up to our contemporary moment. A prerequisite for becoming a docent at CMOA, this series only comes around once every few years.

A marble bust of a young man.

The first in a series of five classes, this course takes you into the art and architecture of ancient Greek and Rome.

Five images, from left to right: the marble bust of a young man, a group of women and cherubs looking into a mirror, a person sowing seeds on a field, a hazy but colorful bridge with a city in the background, and a colorful face next to geometric shapes and lines.

Discover art from ancient times up to our contemporary moment. A prerequisite for becoming a docent at CMOA, this series only comes around once every few years.

A marble bust of a young man.

The first in a series of five classes, this course takes you into the art and architecture of ancient Greek and Rome.

View of Carnegie Music Hall stage with projection screen of male with wig in conversation

Tacita Dean’s Event for a Stage screens on select Sundays, Mondays, and Thursdays in the Carnegie Music Hall.

Join us off-site at Braddock Carnegie Library for a special drawing session with Carnegie International artist Sarah Crowner.

Two people facing a drawing of a painting; one of them has a text bubble with the words "I saw the painting he made from this drawing in a show at the Carnegie, last year..."

Join world-renowned Carnegie International artist Kerry James Marshall in a special drawing session.