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125 Years: A History in Objects

125 Years: A History in Objects

Soot-covered eastern towhees and a basketball-shooting robot. Victorian muses and Andy Warhol’s guard dog. A celebration of 125 years of Carnegie Museums continues through stories of museum objects.

125 Years. 125 Objects. 125 Stories.

125 Years. 125 Objects. 125 Stories.

A Pennsylvania wildflower and a pedestal fan. A school bus and a shot of homemade lightning. And the dinosaur and one of the first paintings that started it all. To mark 125 years, we’re telling the tales of 125 objects—starting with these 25. Over the next year, ours will be a story, not the story of Carnegie Museums, which begs the question: What would you include?

News Worthy: Spring 2017

News Worthy: Spring 2017

A $5 million gift to the future Pittsburgh philanthropists Daniel and Carole Kamin made a $5 million gift to Carnegie Museum of Natural History that will keep on giving for decades: It permanently endows the museum’s director position, currently held by Eric Dorfman, now renamed the Daniel G. and Carole L. Kamin Director of Carnegie … Continued

The Nature of Art

The Nature of Art

An artist-in-residence at Carnegie Museum of Natural History gives visitors a fresh perspective on the science that’s all around us.