Exhibitions

Close up of a man's head and hands as he peeks out of an manhole, taken at street level

Jul 22 – Dec 31, 2017

  • Exhibition
  • Heinz Galleries

20/20: The Studio Museum in Harlem and Carnegie Museum of Art

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.

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

Jun 17 2017 Mar 31 2018

  • Exhibition
  • Scaife Galleries

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.

Michael Williams Truth About Painting 2 (detail), 2017, inkjet on canvas, Courtesy of the artist; CANADA, New York; Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels; and Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich and New York

Apr 21 – Aug 27, 2017

  • Exhibition
  • Forum Gallery

Michael Williams

CMOA presents a new group of canvasses and a selection of drawings for the artist’s first US museum solo exhibition. His dense compositions, which reveal a dark sense of humor about painting and everyday life, often begin as drawings on the computer screen before they are printed and painted.

Words Devil and Angel in red over black and white geometric forms

Mar 25 – Oct 15, 2017

  • Exhibition
  • Gallery One

Shaping a Modern Legacy: Karl and Jennifer Salatka Collect

This exhibition highlights signature works by such acclaimed modern and contemporary artists as Willem de Kooning, Richard Diebenkorn, Jasper Johns, Anselm Kiefer, Roy Lichtenstein, Elizabeth Murray, Gerhard Richter, Ed Ruscha, Frank Stella, and Andy Warhol.

Wide view of a virtual landscape. Chunks of earth hover in the sky, as if lifted from the ground. There is a half-framed house full of debris on the left. Straight ahead, a tree grows out of one of the floating islands of rock and dirt.

Mar 16 – Sep 4, 2017

  • Exhibition
  • Hall of Architecture

Styles and Customs of the 2020s

In this Virtual Reality (VR) experience, artists invite us to consider how a re-imagined future can shed light on our present moment.