November 11-18 is Member Appreciation Week
A hospitality suite, exclusive museum hours, members-only perks, and previews are just a few ways to express our appreciation. See a full list of events below.
Special Offer for Members: Holiday Shopping Days
Nov. 11—Dec. 3, all four museum stores
Have you made your holiday shopping list yet? Find something for everyone this season at Carnegie Museums’ stores. Members enjoy a special 20% off during holiday shopping days.
Carnegie Museums' 122nd Birthday Party
Nov. 11, 12–4 p.m., Carnegie Museums of Art and Naural History
Celebrate 122 years of Carnegie Museums! Enjoy refreshments in a members-only hospitality suite, unleash your creativity with hands-on activities, discover new scientific phenomena and snag a birthday cupcake while supplies last. No need to preregister—just come!
Food: Plain and Fancy - Art Tour
Nov. 12, 2–3 p.m., Carnegie Museum of Art
Calling all foodies: This tour will surely be a feast for the eyes. We just ask you don’t eat any art! Sign up now!
Members-Only Live Animal Encounter
Nov. 13, 3:30 p.m., Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Enjoy a free live animal encounter in the Earth Theater, featuring the playful, lively creatures who serve as animal ambassadors at the museums. Sign up now!
Member Half-Pint Prints- EVENT FULL
Nov. 14, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Bring your youngest artists to The Factory, The Warhol’s underground open studio, and let them find their inner Andy Warhol with Member Half-Pint Prints. Families will work with The Warhol’s artist educators to create silkscreen prints during this drop-in workshop for children ages 1 to 4 years old. We're sorry, this event is currently at capacity. We encourage you to sign up for other Member Appreciation Week events!
Member Preview: Miniature Railroad and Village®
Nov. 15, 5–9 p.m., Carnegie Science Center
Explore scenes of daily life in Western Pennsylvania at Carnegie Science Center’s Miniature Railroad and Village®. As a perfect kick off to the holiday season, members will get a first look at the famous display’s newest addition: Primanti Bros. restaurant! Also, enjoy themed eats, live music, and all four exhibition floors. Sign up now!
Third Thursday: Intimate Subjects
Nov. 16, 8–11 p.m., Carnegie Museum of Art
Buy a ticket to Third Thursday and bring a friend for free! Get serious about fun with interactive games from City of Play and slowdanger. Buy tickets now!
Good Friday at The Warhol
Nov. 17, 5–10 p.m., The Andy Warhol Museum
Enjoy a more social experience with a cash bar during The Warhol’s extended Good Friday hours. For Member Appreciation Week, have a free drink on us.
Member Hours and Lecture: William Henry Fox Talbot and the Promise of Photography
Nov. 18, Carnegie Museum of Art
Member Preview 10 a.m.–1 p.m.; Public Lecture 2 p.m.
William Henry Fox Talbot combined his knowledge of chemistry, mathematics, and optics with his interest in art, botany, and classics to invent the paper-based photography that dominated the field for most of the 19th and 20th centuries. See his work before the exhibition opens to the public and attend a lecture and book signing by Larry Schaff, Director of the William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné. Sign up now!