Through June 6
Featuring works by 35 contemporary artists, Working Thought examines the role art can play in considering and questioning the many ways economic disparity and labor have shaped American life past and present.
Through August 7
This presentation of the work of legendary photojournalist Gordon Parks spotlights the time he spent photographing the workers at a Penola, Inc. grease plant in 1940s Pittsburgh, with 50 never-before-seen photos.
Now on view
Expect odd encounters and whimsical moments from Paola Pivi’s diverse practice, which spans performance, design, sculpture, video, photography, and installation. From animals in strange habitats, to an 18-wheeler truck positioned on its side, to gushing fountains of juice, ink, and espresso, Pivi asks visitors to reconsider the manipulation of the natural world around us.
Explore the beautiful woodlands around Powdermill, Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s environmental research center located in the Laurel Highlands. Walk the trails and visit the nature center, where you’ll learn about local wildlife, explore an indoor stream, and check out a marsh machine that uses a living greenhouse to purify waste water.
Illustration: Sam Falconer
By Jason Bittel
Nature isn’t just the squirrel in the backyard or the eagle flying overhead; it’s us, and a new museum experience challenges us to help save it.
A local educator reflects on his participation in Carnegie Museum of Art’s Empowered Educators Series, a forum that supports teachers in openly discussing race in the classroom.
Astronomers are deploying the plucky rover and its helicopter sidekick to explore new parts of the red planet and learn whether alien organisms once lived there.
To celebrate 125 years of Carnegie Museums, Carnegie magazine published the stories of 125 iconic, quirky, and sometimes little-known pieces of museum history. Explore the tales of these unique wonders of art, science, and the natural world, as well as a few other unforgettable markers of Carnegie Museums past and present.
Explore all 125 Objects
Things to Do
Super Science Saturday
Get up-close with dinosaurs, discover secrets of DNA, and learn what it’s like to be a scientist in the field.
Carnegie Museums from Home
Join in on the fun, the learning, the beauty, and #MuseumFromHome. There’s always something new!
Miniature Railroad & Village®
This beloved display features hundreds of wonderfully realistic scenes that bring the rich history of western Pennsylvania to life.
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