Exhibitions

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.

Streetscape: row of apartment buildings along a sidewalk. The buildings have tilted exteriors and exposed structural beams underneath.

Mar 11 – Aug 20, 2017

  • Exhibition
  • The Heinz Architectural Center

Action, Ideas, Architecture: Arthur Lubetz/Front Studio

Art Lubetz’s designs are instantly recognizable. From the vibrant, tilted facade of the Glass Lofts residences to the sliced and stacked boxes of Sharpsburg Community Library, these are buildings born out of provocative ideas about how design can energize our environment.

Exotic dress with extended smoke-like frills

Feb 4 – May 1, 2017

  • Exhibition
  • Heinz Galleries

Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion

Fashion designer Iris van Herpen (Dutch, b. 1984) combines precision and meticulous handcraft, inventive technological solutions, and a striking, futuristic aesthetic. Organized by the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, and Groninger Museum, The Netherlands, this exhibition gathers seven years of van Herpen’s original haute couture for her first North American tour.

Men playing jazz on stage

Dec 17 2016 Jul 23 2017

  • Exhibition
  • Museum of Art Lobby

Teenie Harris Photographs: Erroll Garner and Jazz from the Hill

Pittsburgh was a hub for jazz in the 20th century during its golden age, and photographer Charles “Teenie” Harris seemed to capture every electrifying show.

Our presepio depicts the birth of Christ amidst traditional 16th-century Italian village life. It is made up of dozens of figurines and vignettes, sculpted by artists and collected as a set.

Dec 1 2016 Jan 9 2017

  • Exhibition
  • Hall of Architecture

Carnegie Trees and Presepio, 2016

Pittsburgh’s cherished holiday tradition returns.