A colorful, hazy painting of a bridge over a river with smoke stacks in the background.

Claude Monet, Waterloo Bridge, London, 1903, Carnegie Museum of Art, Acquired through the generosity of the Sarah Mellon Scaife Family

Throwback Thursday

Who doesn’t love a good throwback? On Thursdays, go back in time and visit resources, activities, and works from previous CMOA exhibitions.

A tall, wooden sculpture with three pieces, each comprised of a narrow, light reddish brown piece of wood reaching up from a short marble vase

Uncrating Thaddeus G. Mosley’s Georgia Gate

Watch the uncrating of Georgia Gate, Pittsburgh-based artist Thaddeus Mosley’s inspiring sculpture.

Children play in a playground while an architect sketches concepts on a pad of paper

Building Optimism: Public Space in South America

Including projects from Brazil, Chile, and Colombia, CMOA’s 2016 exhibition Building Optimism: Public Space in South America investigated ways that emerging architects and designers instigate change through design in public space.

A person in a trench coat and hat stands on a city sidewalk with a camera and large flash in their hand

Teenie Harris Photographs In Their Own Voice

Enjoy this video overview of the work of legendary photographer Charles “Teenie” Harris, whose work is on display in our Scaife Galleries

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Hillman Photography Initiative

In anticipation of the third iteration of the Hillman Photography Initiative–launching tomorrow with the new exhibition Trevor Paglen: Opposing Geometries–we’re throwing back to this video created during the first iteration which ran from 2014–2015.

3D Scanning of the Hall of Architecture

3-D Scanning the Hall of Architecture

Visitors to CMOA’s Hall of Architecture are constantly wowed by the nearly 150 building facades, monuments, and fragments displayed from across the Western World.

Organize Delirium

Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium

We’re throwing back to our 2016 exhibition Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium, the first comprehensive U.S. retrospective of the influential Brazilian artist.

People walk in a large exhibition with framed black and white photos on a wall. Behind them is a black wall with the word

Storyteller: The Photographs of Duane Michals

This Throwback Thursday we are taking it back to 2014 when CMOA opened Storyteller, the largest retrospective ever mounted of the work of Duane Michals showcasing 155 different artworks.

A woodblock print showing a serene scene of mountains overlooking a wide plain with trees and people

Hiroshige’s Tōkaidō Road: Early Armchair Traveling

Rediscover the fascinating woodblock prints of Hiroshige, who was catapulted to stardom due to the prints’ astounding popularity.

A large gallery room with five bronze animal head sculptures presented on tall, narrow bronze posts in front of an architectural cast of an ornate doorway with columns

Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads

In the summer of 2016, dissident artist Ai Weiwei’s monumental sculpture, Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, added a compelling new layer to our magnificent Hall of Architecture.

A gallery with rows of chairs on a set of risers; a large sign that says

The Material World of Childhood

For today’s Throwback Thursday post, we’re returning to the colorful 2005 exhibition, kid size: The Material World of Childhood.