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Adult Programs

Find connections, see another perspective, and get inspired with artists, writers, curators, and other fascinating people. Visit the calendar for upcoming adult programs.

Drop-In Tours

Daily tours of the museum collection are free with museum admission. Tour topics change regularly. Groups meet outside the CMOA Store at 1:30 pm.

Lectures & Talks

Explore the museum exhibitions through conversations, lectures, and talks presented by artists, curators, and scholars. Visit the calendar for all upcoming lectures and talks.

Film & Music

Enjoy featured screenings that relate to exhibitions on view or address topics of interest in Pittsburgh and the art world at large. In addition the museum hosts renowned musical artists at the historic Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland. Visit the calendar for upcoming film and music events.

Classes & Workshops

Engage the museum collection and exhibitions through art history classes and workshops. These classes offer terrific opportunities to investigate individual works or periods in greater depth, and allow visitors to connect with the art currently on view in our galleries. Visit the calendar for upcoming classes and workshops.

Third Thursday

On the third Thursday of every month, we’re keeping the art galleries open late, turning up the volume, and welcoming partners throughout the city to create exciting, one-of-a-kind programs. See the calendar for upcoming Third Thursday events.

Yoga at CMOA

Practice yoga in museum surroundings. All skill levels are welcome. See the calendar of upcoming Yoga at CMOA events.

Group Visits

Explore our permanent collection or a special exhibition on a guided group tour led by one of our friendly and experienced docents, or on your own with a self-guided group tour. These tours are for adult groups with at least 10 people and can be tailored to meet the interests and needs of your group. Reservations can be made through group visits.

Member Events

Experience Carnegie Museum of Art as only members can, through exclusive, docent-guided monthly tours and special events. To learn more, visit member tours.


Scholarships are available for most Carnegie Museum of Art programs. To learn about scholarship opportunities, please email the Adult Programs Coordinator at

Questions? Call the Adult Programs Coordinator at 412.622-3179, or email