Events at the Museum

Preschool Playdate (thumb)06/09/2015 10:15–11:30 a.m.

Preschool Play Date: Pattern Play

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Featured Blog Posts

Wed, 20 May 2015 09:30 AM

When Sally Dixon’s Office was a Bastion of the Experimental Film Scene

Sally Dixon’s office was, in a word, stunning. Back in the early 1970s, before the present-day museum of art building was constructed, Carnegie Institute was sorely in need of extra space. So when Dixon launched the museum’s film program in 1970, the attic space above the Carnegie Lecture Hall (now part of the Carnegie Library’s […]…More

Thu, 14 May 2015 06:00 AM

Doomed to Pittsburgh: W. Eugene Smith in the City of Steel

Eugene Smith arrived in Pittsburgh in March 1955, a man hellbent on salvation. He had recently resigned as a staff photographer at Life, protesting what he considered the magazine’s botched layout of his photo essay documenting  Nobel laureate Albert Schweitzer. Smith was 36 years old and one of America’s preeminent photojournalists. His work in the […]…More

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From the Collection

Willem De Kooning

Woman VI