Exhibitions

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.

Medic soldier with cross arm band and flag, seated on duffel bag, c. 1930-1950, Carnegie Museum of Art, Heinz Family Fund by Charles Teenie Harris

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.

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 2017 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.