Cross a Bridge to the Carnegie International

Opening Day: Carnegie International, 57th Edition, 2018

Cross a bridge to the 57th Carnegie International. Encounter the world of contemporary art, explore new ideas, and rediscover your museum. A Pittsburgh tradition celebrated around the globe since 1896.

On opening day, wander the galleries and discover performances and events activating the exhibition!


  • Forum Gallery, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Painters create new works based on the titles of works rejected from early Internationals, which visitors can choose to take home. This activation of Lenka Clayton and Jon Rubin’s project continues everyday throughout the exhibition.
  • Heinz Gallery C, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
    Vietnamese coffee service in the Art Labor Hammock Café
  • Music Hall, 11:30 a.m.
    The Karen Kilimnik Programme, featuring a ballet appreciation with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School (today only!), followed by a film collage, The World at War
  • Hall of Sculpture, 1 p.m.
    Local jazz musicians interpret Postcommodity’s monumental installation as a graphic score
  • Music Hall, 2 p.m.
    Screening of Tacita Dean’s Event for a Stage, a 16mm film of staged performances by actor Stephen Dillane
  • Music Hall, 3:30 p.m.
    Artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye leads a lively Tam O'Shanter Drawing Session accompanied by flamenco musicians and dancers.

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