Jul 22– Dec 31 2017
Experience a dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society. Featuring 20 artists from each collection, 20/20 takes a broad look at America, mapping artists’ responses to our democracy, the economic conditions of life in our country, historical and contemporary forms of institutional prejudice, and their collective effect on our sociopolitical landscape.
Sep 22– Jan 28 2018
Ian Cheng’s digital simulation works draw on his background in cognitive science and employ rudimentary forms of artificial intelligence. Coding these unpredictable animated worlds from the ground up, he uses the language of video games to probe complex themes such as evolution, human behavior, and the history of consciousness.
Jul 29– Jan 28 2018
Teenie Harris Photographs: In Their Own Voice pairs 25 of Harris’s photographs with the voices of people who lived them. Drawing on a rare trove of oral histories, the exhibition creates a rich conversation on community and identity during the Civil Rights Movement in Pittsburgh.
Nov 18– Feb 11 2018
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.
Jun 17– Mar 4 2018
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.
Sep 26– Apr 1 2018
A showcase of great design objects from around Pittsburgh, and the stories of innovation and industry behind them.
Oct 14– May 6 2018
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.
Oct 7– Nov 1 2019
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.