Exhibitions

Hélio Oiticica in front of a poster for the play Prisoner of Second Avenue, in Midtown Manhattan, 1972

Oct 1 2016 Jan 2 2017

  • Exhibition
  • Heinz Galleries

Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium

Carnegie Museum of Art presents Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium, the first comprehensive US retrospective of the influential Brazilian artist (1937–1980).

Interior view of Natal Gymnasium in Natal, Brazil

Sep 10 2016 Feb 13 2017

  • Exhibition
  • The Heinz Architectural Center

Building Optimism: Public Space in South America

Spanning projects in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela, Building Optimism: Public Space in South America investigates ways that emerging architects and designers instigate change through design in public space.

Vice President Richard Nixon and Pat Nixon greeting crowd from car, including Harold Irwin

Aug 13 – Dec 5, 2016

  • Exhibition
  • Museum of Art Lobby

Teenie Harris Photographs: Elections

Three eminent guest curators reflect upon the photographer’s work covering candidates and rallies, activists and polling places.

Photography installation depicting a man mowing lawn on a hillside

Jul 23 2016 Feb 6 2017

  • Exhibition
  • Gallery One

Strength in Numbers: Photography in Groups

Strength in Numbers draws on the collections of all four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh to explore the combined power of multiple photographs.

Ai Weiwei’s monumental sculpture, Circle of Animals / Zodiac Heads adds a compelling new layer to CMOA’s magnificent Hall of Architecture. Comprising 12 bronze animal heads representing the traditional Chinese zodiac

May 28 – Aug 29, 2016

  • Exhibition
  • Hall of Architecture

Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals / Zodiac Heads

One of the world’s leading political artists reinterprets a cultural and political remnant of China’s past.