Exhibition History

Exhibitions Including Work by Teenie Harris (in chronological order)

Blacks in Pittsburgh, 1930–1950: The Crossroads of the World, curated by Rollo Turner. Carl R. Smith Cultural Center, Pittsburgh, June 25–July 6, 1986.

Blacks from the East. Kingsley Center, Pittsburgh, September 1986.

Teenie Harris Retrospective Exhibitions, curated by Rollo Turner. Pittsburgh, February 1987.

At Bat: Blacks at Forbes Field, University of Pittsburgh

Children of the Crossroads, Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh

Highlights of the Hill, Hill House Association, Pittsburgh

Black Soldiers, Wilkinsburg Public Library, Wilkinsburg, PA

Black Politics in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County Courthouse Gallery, Pittsburgh

Black History in Music, Pittsburgh Black Action Corporation, Pittsburgh

Black Life in America. Film presentation and exhibition by Charles "Teenie" Harris. Ernest T. Williams Jr. Memorial Center, Pittsburgh, February 1988.

The Biography of a Black Photographer. Selma Burke Gallery, Kingsley Center, Pittsburgh, November 1988 (work by Walter Allen, George Harris, Teenie Harris, Frank Hightower, Paul Jones, Ted Moss, Dewey "Pimpy" Smith, and Tommy Tucker).

[Teenie Harris exhibition]. Sweetwater Art Center, Sewickley, PA, February 1989.

Reflections of New York 1940 to 1976: An Exhibition of Photo-Journalism by Charles Teenie Harris, organized by The Center for Art and Culture of Bedford-Stuyvesant Inc. and Pittsburgh Courier Photographic Archives. The Skylight Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, January 20–February 25, 1991.

Reflections of Charles "Teenie" Harris. Harrison Williams Gallery, Wilkinsburg, PA, Spring 1991.

Photographs of the Hill District by Charles "Teenie" Harris. Campbell Gallery, Sewickley Academy, Sewickley, PA, February–March 10, 1996.

Pittsburgh circa 1930 to 1970: Photographs by Charles "Teenie" Harris, curated by Jody Guy and Ralph Proctor. Silver Eye Center for Photography and The Kingsley Association, Pittsburgh, September 19–November 15, 1997.

[Teenie Harris exhibition], curated by Curt Miner. State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, 1997.

Pittsburgh Revealed: Photographs since 1850, curated by Linda Benedict-Jones and Charlee Brodsky. Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, November 8, 1997–January 25, 1998.

A Closer Look at Yesterday. Christopher's Coffee Shop, Wilkinsburg, PA, February 1998.

Photographs by Teenie Harris: The Studio Collection. Schmucker Hall Art Gallery, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA, March 1–6, 1998.

Tribute to Frank Bolden, curated by Karen Bocchi. Senator John Heinz History Center, Pittsburgh, May 1998.

Vision and Voice: The Photographs of Charles Teenie Harris, curated by Anne Madarasz. Senator John Heinz History Center, Pittsburgh, January 28–April 30, 2000.

Reflections in Black: Smithsonian African American Photography, curated by Deborah Willis. Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, Washington DC, February 10–June 30, 2000 (toured nationally).

The Spirit of a Community: The Photographs of Charles "Teenie" Harris, curated by Barbara Jones and Ken Love. Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA, February 24–June 10, 2001. (Toured from 2002–2005 to: Bucknell University Art Gallery, Lewiston, PA; Slippery Rock University Art Gallery, Slippery Rock, PA; Milton Hershey School, Hershey, PA; Urban League of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh; Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA; Community College of Allegheny County, South Campus, West Mifflin, PA; Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA).

Charles Teenie Harris: A Legacy in Black and White, curated by Henry Simmons. Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT, January 15–April 7, 2002.

One Shot Harris: Select Photographs from the Teenie Harris Collection, curated by Charles A. Harris. Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, Pittsburgh, January 24–February 28, 2003.

Documenting Our Past: The Teenie Harris Archive Project, curated by Laurence Glasco. Carnegie Museum of Art and six regional Carnegie libraries, Pittsburgh, July 6–November 16, 2003.

One Shot Harris: The Photographs of Charles Teenie Harris. Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa, September 24, 2005–January 29, 2006.

Trailblazers: Notable African Americans in Pennsylvania History at the State Museum. The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA, January 10, 2006–June 18, 2008.

Documenting Our Past: The Teenie Harris Archive Project, Part Two, curated by Mark Clayton Southers. Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, February 18–July 30, 2006.

Looking Forward: Images of Children by Charles "Teenie" Harris, curated by Kamau Ware. August Wilson Center for African American Culture, 209/9th Street Gallery, Pittsburgh, April 28–July 15, 2006.

Carryin' On, curated by Deryck Tines. The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, June 15–September 2, 2007.

Then and Now, curated by Deryck Tines. Space Gallery, Pittsburgh, October 3–December 31, 2008.

One Shot: Rhapsody in Black and White, curated by Ron Brown and Deborah Willis. August Wilson Center of African American Culture, 209/9th Street Gallery and Evidence Dance Company, Byham Theater, Pittsburgh, April–May 2009 (concurrent exhibitions toured to: Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan Center for the Arts, Middletown, CT; ArtPower! University of San Diego, La Jolla, CA; Washington Center for the Performing Arts, Olympia; C. N. Gorman Museum of Art, University of California, Davis; Seattle Theater Group, Seattle; The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, Purchase, NY; The Benedicta Arts Center, College of St. Joseph, St. Joseph, MN; Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA; The Christina Cultural Arts Center, Wilmington, DE; University of Arizona Presents, Tucson; University of Massachusetts at Amherst Fine Arts Center; Center for Documentary Study, Duke University, Durham; Center for Jazz Studies, Columbia University; Blaffer Gallery, the Art Museum of the University of Houston; Carver Community Cultural Center, San Antonio).

Forbes Field: A Century of Memories, curated by Craig Britcher. Senator John Heinz History Center, Pittsburgh, June 27, 2009–February 22, 2010.

Documenting Our Past: The Teenie Harris Archive Project, Part Three, curated by Charles A. Harris. Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, July 18–November 1, 2009.

Connecting Pittsburgh, curated by Jen Saffron and Eva Heyd. Galerie Deset in Waldes Museum, Prague, December 11, 2009–January 15, 2010; Embassy of the United States, Prague, Czech Republic, September 14–October 12, 2010.

We Want Miles: Miles Davis vs. Jazz, curated by Vincent Bessières. Musée de la Musique, Paris, October 16, 2009–January 17, 2010, and The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, April 30–August 29, 2010.

America's Best Weekly: A Century of The Pittsburgh Courier, curated by Samuel Black. Senator John Heinz History Center, Pittsburgh, February 11–October 2, 2011.