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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.

Holiday Tours

See the Hall of Architecture in a whole new light amidst decadent holiday trees, each decorated according to the artistic vision of Carnegie International artist Karen Kilimnik in a unique collaboration with the Women’s Committee of Carnegie Museum of Art. Explore 18th-century Italian village life in the beautiful figures and colorful details of our renowned Neapolitan presepio.

Tours run for 60 minutes and must be arranged in advance. Reservations can be made through group visits. Adult price: $15; Student price: $9. 

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 1:15 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.


The 2018 International transforms the museum’s theater into a cinematheque, bringing to Pittsburgh worlds captured by filmmakers near and far. Learn more about the Cinematheque program.

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.

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.

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 412.622.3222, or email