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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!

Our presepio depicts the birth of Christ amidst traditional 16th-century Italian village life. It is made up of dozens of figurines and vignettes, sculpted by artists and collected as a set.

Want to know about our exquisite Italian nativity scene, the presepio? Ask an expert! Our Neapolitan presepio is one of the finest of its kind, and has been a Pittsburgh holiday tradition since 1957. Discover more with daily guides, free with admission.

Two girls standing in front of Christmas trees

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