The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Pitt students discuss art while at the Carnegie Museum of Art.

Students learn the ins-and-outs of museums from Pitt

By Katelyn Kruszewski, Staff Writer January 14, 2022
Pittsburgh is home to a large number of museums, which feature exhibits from multimedia art to geology. Luckily, Pitt has a major that prepares students specifically for work in these special places.
Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum on Fifth Avenue in Oakland.

Pittsburgh museums students should see before they graduate

By Katelyn Kruszewski, For The Pitt News November 8, 2021
There are multiple museums in the Pittsburgh area that students, faculty and staff can enjoy for free with a valid Pitt ID.
Opinion | You don’t need to be a critic to value art

Opinion | You don’t need to be a critic to value art

By Lucas DiBlasi, Senior Staff Columnist June 23, 2021
Everyone deserves a chance to appreciate resonant art without the aura of mystery that art museums often shroud themselves in, and museums should be doing everything they can to cultivate a non-elitist, welcoming experience.
“Pattern Makers” is a temporary art exhibition from The Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg, curated by 10 members of Pitt’s history of art and architecture department. The exhibit is open both in person and virtually until May 9.

Pitt students curate ‘Pattern Makers’ exhibition at Westmoreland Museum of Art

By Suln Yun, Staff Writer March 31, 2021
The exhibit tracks the presence and meaning of patterns across a selection of works from Westmoreland’s collection.
The University Art Gallery will open its first online exhibition Wednesday.

University Art Gallery “illuminates” world of medieval manuscripts

By Anna Ligorio, Senior Staff Writer November 18, 2020
The University Art Gallery will open their first online exhibition, “A Nostalgic Filter: Medieval Manuscripts in the Digital Age” with a virtual conversation and exhibit tour on Wednesday at 12 p.m.
Pitt students often intern at the Carnegie Art Museum and other Pittsburgh art museums, but the museums are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

New museum studies major proposed

By Anna Ligorio, Staff Writer May 12, 2020
Students interested in the museum world can currently complete a museum studies minor through the history of art and architecture department, but the department is now working on a new major option.
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