Exhibitions


Current

A group of people recline in the grass outdoors in front of a stone wall.

Nov 18– Feb 11 2018

  • Exhibition
  • Gallery One

William Henry Fox Talbot and the Promise of Photography

Featuring more than 30 works, many of which have never before been shown, the exhibition will provide visitors a glimpse into the earliest days of photography.

Landscape, with lone white house in the middle of the view, a leafless tree grows in front of the house

Jun 17– Mar 4 2018

  • Exhibition
  • Carnegie Museum of Art

Bradford Young: REkOGNIZE

REkOGNIZE is a meditation on photography, memory, and movement by artist and cinematographer Bradford Young, featuring a score by Jason Moran. Young finds inspiration in Pittsburgh’s Hill District neighborhood, a site of the early 20th-century Great Migration.

Multi-colored aluminum table with folded edges, red, white, and blue

Sep 26– Apr 1 2018

  • Exhibition
  • Charity Randall Gallery

Hot Metal Modern: Design in Pittsburgh and Beyond

A showcase of great design objects from around Pittsburgh, and the stories of innovation and industry behind them.

Photo of a large space filled with reproductions of buildings and building fragments, including a very large church, at rear, pillars, and stone relief in foreground.

Oct 14– May 6 2018

  • Exhibition
  • Hall of Architecture, The Heinz Architectural Center

Copy + Paste: Hall of Architecture

Through this eight-month investigation into our spectacular Hall of Architecture, we invite visitors to try augmented reality, 3D printing, creative interventions, and hands-on activities.

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Jan 27– May 28 2018

  • Exhibition
  • Museum of Art Lobby

Teenie Harris Photographs: Service and Sacrifice

During World War II, Charles “Teenie” Harris documented thousands of African American soldiers who fought for a nation that didn’t always fight for them. 25 Harris images speak to their experiences—the honor of military service, and the sacrifices that the families of service members make.

Close up of a man's torso. His hand is positioned across his chest, and it holds a small red fish, a herring

Oct 7– Nov 1 2019

  • Exhibition
  • Scaife Galleries

Created, Collected, Conserved: The Life Stories of Paintings

Every painting at CMOA has a story. Created, Collected, Conserved follows seven of our paintings over thousands of miles, showing how extensive research and new technology can uncover fascinating stories.