Fall 2019 - Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh

Fall 2019

Cover Story

Of Faith and Fame

How Andy Warhol’s Byzantine Catholic roots influenced his art.

By Barbara Klein

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A Pop Icon’s Iconic Beginning

How Andy Warhol’s childhood church anchored his faith and his art.

By Barbara Klein

Small Wonders

Look closely and there’s always something new to discover at Carnegie Science Center’s Miniature Railroad & Village®. Half of the fun is spying some of the spectacular teeny-tiny details that bring the rich history of western Pennsylvania to life.

By Cristina Rouvalis
Photography by Joshua Franzos

Thinking and Feeling Through Art

Art can bring just about any subject alive. Just ask the area teachers now working with Carnegie Museum of Art to find new ways to teach and inspire their students

By Julie Hannon

Also in this Issue

For the Love of Science

The Natural World

Carnegie Museum of Natural History educators use pop culture, art, and really cool frogs to help kids connect with science.

By Kate Benz

Bird Brains and Concussions

Field Trip

Scientists know that scores of birds die after colliding with windows. But what happens to those birds that strike a window and fly away?

By Jason Bittel

Sights Unseen: In the Frame

Sights Unseen

Carnegie Museum of Art’s matting room.

By Julie Hannon

Museums for All

Giving Forward

Passionate about the arts, one donor couple considers the ways that arts programs give young people acceptance and a voice.

By Betsy Momich

Andy Warhol’s Pittsburgh

Glad You Asked

A member asks: Did Andy Warhol ever come back to Pittsburgh, or did he disown the city?

Q + A: Danielle Linzer

Q + A

In conversation with The Andy Warhol Museum’s director of learning and public engagement.

By Julie Hannon

Seen + Heard: Fall 2019

Seen + Heard

In brief, what’s new around the museums.

Five Things: Fall 2019

Five Things

Art and science news you can use.

First Look: A is for Archive

First Look

A glimpse at something new, novel, or rarely seen at Carnegie Museums.

Director’s Note: Fall 2019

Director's Note

A message from Patrick Moore

Big Picture

Kodiak Island, Alaska. Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s habitat dioramas are windows on nature and are often full of drama. In this visitor favorite, a wary Alaskan brown bear turns to challenge an approaching male (below) while her cubs feast on freshly caught salmon, seemingly oblivious to the danger.