A group of people listen to a speaker talk in a gallery.

A class session in CMOA's galleries, surrounded by artwork from the 2018 Carnegie International.

Reports from Inside the Carnegie International: University of Pittsburgh Student Symposium and Keynote

CMOA Theater

Free Event

A Carnegie International Program
Join us for a public symposium—Pecha Kucha style—featuring presentations by University of Pittsburgh students! These undergraduates have conducted ambitious research on the Carnegie International  for a museum studies course taught by Liz Park, associate curator of the International, and Erin Peters, assistant curator at Carnegie Museum of Natural History and Lecturer at the university. The symposium will end with a keynote conversation between Ingrid Schaffner, curator of the International, and janera solomon, executive director of Kelly Strayhorn Theater. Schaffner and solomon will reflect on the community impact of their collaborative endeavor, Keyword: International.


  • 10 a.m.: Presentations by University of Pittsburgh students
  • 11:30 a.m.: Keynote conversation with Ingrid Schaffner, curator, Carnegie International, and janera solomon, executive director, Kelly Strayhorn Theater


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