Victorian Masterworks Come to Pittsburgh from Andrew Lloyd Weber
by Louise Lippincott
The famous composer chooses Carnegie Museum of Art as the new home for two major works from his art collection: Pre-Raphaelite murals by England’s most admired late-19th century painter.

Signs of the Museums
by R. Jay Gangewere
The museums in Oakland become more user-friendly with new signs and admission desks.

Liquid Vision: Take a High-tech Trek
Interact with the latest technology - lasers, holograms and virtual reality - at Carnegie Science Center.

Dressing Up at the Warhol
Two new exhibits feature costumes, photography and “gender performance.”

The Pittsburgh Voyager: Charting a Second Course for Learning
by Mark Petruzzini
The floating classroom doubles its impact with a second vessel and a new curriculum.

World’s Fair Drawings
Visions of the future created for the great 1939 World’s Fair in New York City.

Natural World Photos
Prizewinning images from Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s annual competition.


A Message from the President



Blessing the House by Jim Daniels
reviewed by Samuel Hazo

Exhibiting Dilemmas: Issues of Representation at the Smithsonian edited by Amy Henderson and Adrienne L. Kaeppler
reviewed by R. Jay Gangewere


The Scientific Secret of Garlic

Carnegie Skywatch

The September and October Night Skies


Only Caterpillars Know Some Moth Secrets
by John Rawlins

Aluminum: A Material For a New Century
by Sarah Nichols