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Members-Only Events

While enjoying Carnegie Museums from Home, the Members-Only edition, you gain access to world-class curators and collections through exclusive experiences designed just for members. Can’t attend one of the live online events? In many cases, recordings will be posted on this page a few days after the event.

Thank you for being members of Carnegie Museums. Your support means the world to us! Questions? Contact our membership team or Corporate Membership team.

two hands holding a clam shell

Octopuses and Conches and Clams, Oh My!

Wednesday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m. EST

Dive into the depths with Curator of Mollusks Tim Pearce and get acquainted with the fascinating mollusks that call the ocean home. You’ll meet a colorful variety of marine species including the intelligent octopus, the beautiful conch, and the hardy clam.

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dramatic image of a volcano erupting

Member Preview: Pompeii: The Exhibition

Thursday, Sept. 30, 6–9 p.m.
In-person event

With over 150 artifacts on loan from the Naples National Archaeological Museum, Pompeii: The Exhibition allows you to relive the eruption of Mount Vesuvius and travel back in time to immerse visitors in the everyday activities of Pompeii’s citizens, its vital role in maritime trade, and the intricate urban engineering of its roads, public services, and architecture. Displayed in PPG Science Pavilion.

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a model of a large fish in a museum exhibit

Member Preview: Monster Fish

Saturday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m.-noon
In-person event

Take a deep dive into a brand-new exhibition at Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Learn about the critical balance of Earth’s freshwater ecosystems, see life-size models of massive freshwater specimens such as the giant devil catfish, and explore family-friendly games, interactive videos, and much more! Monster Fish is developed and traveled by the National Geographic Society.

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Iris van Herpen, Lucid, dress, 2016

Zoom In: If Clothes Could Talk

Sunday, Oct. 10, 2 p.m. EST

Join us on Zoom for a tour of Carnegie Museum of Art’s collection as we explore the roles clothing and fashion play in the everyday, ceremonial, and creative parts of our lives. Take in the craftsmanship on display in dozens of stunning, one-of-a-kind pieces that are sure to get you thinking about the ways clothing shapes our world.

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Sponsored by
Herbine CPAS

Iris van Herpen, Lucid, Dress, 2016, Women’s Committee Acquisition Fund and the Alan G. and Jane A. Lehman Acquisition Fund, Presumed copyright: the artist or the artist’s representative/heir(s).

Donald Warhola holding a photo of Andy Warhol

A Very Andy Show and Tell with Donald Warhola

Thursday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m. EST

Interested in learning something new about Andy Warhol? Who better to ask than his nephew, Donald Warhola? Gain new insights into everything Warhol through a curated sampling of mementos, first-hand accounts, and beloved family stories. There’s always something to discover in the Wide World of Warhol!

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two bronze helmets from Pompeii

Uncovering Pompeii: New Insights From the Most Recent Excavations

Wednesday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m. EST

New revelations about one of history’s most famous cities are right at your fingertips in this one-of-a-kind virtual event. Featuring unprecedented insights drawn from the most recent archaeological excavations, this presentation “Zooms” in on Pompeii to explore its urban planning and the everyday lives of the Pompeiian sub-elite.

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