Opening Gala

Inventing the Modern World

Join us for the Opening Gala!

Friday, October 12
Carnegie Museum of Art 

6:30 p.m.: Exhibition preview and cocktails
8 p.m.: Seated dinner and remarks
Followed by dessert and cocktails in the “Carnegie Speakeasy!”

Attire: Black-tie with a vintage flair

Register for the gala here

Gala opening sponsored by:

Wells Fargo   Westinghouse   Bentley    

This exhibition was co-organized by Carnegie Museum of Art and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Generous national support for this exhibition was provided by Wells Fargo, the Windgate Charitable Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. 

Lead support for the Pittsburgh presentation was provided by Ritchie Scaife. 

Major support for the Pittsburgh presentation was provided by the Richard C. von Hess Foundation, The Bessie F. Anathan Charitable Foundation at the request of Ellen Lehman and Charles Kennel, William E. and Janet Hunt, The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, PPG Industries Foundation, and the Barrie A. and Deedee Wigmore Foundation.

Joseph Nash, Hardware at the Great Exhibition (detail), 1852. Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Time: 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM

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