Winter 2019 - Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh

Winter 2019

Cover Story

“We’re living the climate change right now.”

Rural communities in western Pennsylvania are suffering the effects of increasingly extreme weather and other consequences of a warming world. Carnegie Museum of Natural History hopes to help connect those seeking solutions.

By Jason Bittel

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Unwrapping Life Eternal

Inside the fascinating world of mummies.

By Cristina Rouvalis

An Art of Possibilities

A career survey by iconic American artist Jasper Johns traces shifts in subject, material, and mood as he revises key motifs over decades.

By Barbara Klein

Wild & Wonderful

National Geographic published its first wildlife photograph—a reindeer—in 1903, and it’s been connecting its readers to the great outdoors ever since.

By Julie Hannon

Also in this Issue

Meet me under the Kaufmann’s clock


A Pittsburgh landmark takes its rightful place in the magical world of the Miniature Railroad & Village.

By Barbara Klein

Warhol’s  Art Doctor

Person of Interest

For nearly two decades, Christine Daulton has cared for Andy Warhol’s artwork.

By Kate Benz

Hidden Glory

Sights Unseen

The Carnegie Music Hall Pipe Organ.

By Betsy Momich

Sharing Carnegie Museums with Everyone

Giving Forward

Their travels have made them appreciate all they have at home in the four Carnegie Museums—and how important it is that more people see themselves in the museums.

By Julie Hannon

Rare Finds

Glad You Asked

A member asks: What’s the rarest mineral in Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems?

Q+A: Michelle King


In conversation with a learner, teacher, and instigator.

By Julie Hannon

Seen + Heard: Winter 2019

Seen + Heard

In brief, what’s new around the museums.

Five Things: Winter 2019

Five Things

Art and science news you can use.

By Staff

First Look: A Kind of Homecoming

First Look

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

By Julie Hannon

Director’s Note: Winter 2019

Director's Note

A message from Eric Dorfman

By Eric Eric Dorfman

Photo: Philip G. Pavely/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Big Picture

Patty Everly, curator of historic exhibits at Carnegie Science Center, is the creative caretaker of the Miniature Railroad & Village.® This means adding to the magical world of western Pennsylvania miniatures, and occasionally slipping beneath it to adjust wiring, motors, and the plumbing that powers the river system.