Carnegie Art Museum is situated in Oakland, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Andrew Carnegie founded the exemplary museum in 1895 with the objective of honoring and unifying the art industry and its tools. Carnegie Museum of Art is one of the most decorated art Museums in the world. It boasts a collection of world class videos, films and other contemporary art works.
Things to Do
- Have a walk through the Ailsa Mellon Bruce gallery and get lost at European and American decorative arts.
- Among the famous exhibitions in at the museum include Teenie Harris: Baseball in Pittsburgh photograph, Sebastian Errazuriz’s Look Again, and Corey Escoto’s Sleight of Hand.
- Marvel at the architecture gallery that holds a classical collection of ancient and medieval works.
- Gaze at 140 full size casts of plaster of elements of ancient buildings from Greece, Egypt, and Rome.
- Enjoy the Hall of sculpture scenes, Heinz Architectural center, Scaife gallery, forum galley and works of paper gallery.
- Enjoy the delicacy and fantasy of Pennisylivia dishes and cookeries from the Museum’s café.
- The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m every day of the week except for Tuesdays and Sundays. Remains closed on Tuesdays. Opens from noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays.
- Children attend Saturday art classes in its galleries.
- Charges are guest friendly and free for children below three years of age