Exhibitions

Two women standing together

Mar 15 – Jul 22, 2018

  • Exhibition
  • Forum Gallery

Deana Lawson

The 80th entry in CMOA’s Forum contemporary art series presents a combination of photographs and appropriated-image installations by Brooklyn-based artist Deana Lawson.

The illuminated bodies of a man and woman lean left, two shadowy men lurk at right

Mar 3 – Jun 24, 2018

  • Exhibition
  • Heinz Galleries

Visions of Order and Chaos: The Enlightened Eye

This look at CMOA’s 1750–1850 collections combines new acquisitions and longtime gallery favorites to tell a story of a time of explosive changes.

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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.

Huge gallery with building fragments and sculptures, with decorated evergreen trees and people amidst the structures

Nov 29 2017 Jan 7 2018

  • Exhibition
  • Hall of Architecture

Carnegie Trees and Presepio, 2017

Kick off your holidays with a visit to this popular seasonal display. This year’s theme is Beloved Children’s Books, featuring trees inspired by The Cat in the Hat, Alice in Wonderland, The Wizard of Oz, The Jungle Book, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

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

Nov 18 2017 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.