A nativity scene sits in the Hall of Architecture beside large decorated holiday trees.

Neapolitan presepio, ca. 1700–1830, Carnegie Museum of Art. Photo: Tom Little

Zoom In to the Details: The Neapolitan Presepio

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Adults: $10 (Members: Free; Students: $5)


This month's member tour is getting an extra dash of holiday spirit and features a special guest from the Carnegie Museum of Art! Join The Alan G. and Jane A. Lehman Curator of Decorative Arts and Design Rachel Delphia as she dives into the museum's exquisite, handcrafted Neapolitan presepio. Find out why the presepio is one of the finest Nativity scenes of its kind, and see some of the amazing details that has made this 18th-century artwork a Pittsburgh holiday tradition since 1957.


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