All programs are free with museum admission, unless otherwise noted.

Drop-In Tours

Pittsburgh in Photographs 

Starting October 29
Fridays–Sundays, 12:30–1:15 p.m.
This tour begins in the exhibition Picturing the City: Downtown Pittsburgh, 2007–2010, followed by an introduction to Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

“Bound Together” Book Club 

6:30–7:45 p.m.
In this monthly collaboration with Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, participants enjoy a casual and thoughtful 15-minute gallery talk in Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story followed by a discussion of this month’s selection, Damn Near White: An African American Family’s Rise from Slavery to Bittersweet Success, by Carolyn Marie Wilkins.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Cave Canem Poetry Reading 

7 p.m.
Carnegie Museum of Art collaborates with Cave Canem for an evening of poetry reading and conversation led by African American poets inspired by Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story.


Fall 2012

Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild 26th Annual Concert Series 

Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, 1815 Metropolitan Street, North Side
The 21st-Century Swing Band, a Pittsburgh-based jazz orchestra, performs a full-length musical world premiere based on the original score from Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story.

For Kids and Students

Exhibition Tours and Workshops for School Students 

Through special tours and gallery-studio workshops relating to the exhibitions Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story and Picturing the City, students can explore photographs as primary source documents and investigate how the visual arts can provide a medium to understand and exchange ideas. Visit to learn more.

Picturing Me: After-School Youth Workshops

This seven-session after-school program uses the compelling images in Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story and Picturing the City: Downtown Pittsburgh, 2007–2010 as catalysts for engaging kids in discovering Pittsburgh’s past and present, and inspiring them to envision their place in its future. Carnegie Museum of Art teaching artists lead participants in photography, art, and writing projects in their communities and around the museum.


Picturing Me Youth Program Exhibition 
March 17–25, 2012
Forum Gallery
Artwork created by participants in the Picturing Me After-School Youth Program will be on view during museum hours.


Picturing Me Celebration 
March 18, 2012
3–4 p.m. keynote talk by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Martha Rial, Carnegie Music Hall
4–6 p.m. reception, Forum Gallery and Museum of Art Lobby
Distinguished photographer Martha Rial is guest speaker. A celebration of the artistic achievements of Pittsburgh kids who participated in the Picturing Me after-school program follows the talk.