The University Art Gallery is the major repository of art at the University of Pittsburgh, with a collection of 3,000 objects from around the world that includes some valuable holdings in American painting and old master prints.The gallery is a unique space that has served as a laboratory for pedagogical and scholarly initiatives across departments. The gallery showcases the work of the Studio Art Department, museum studies courses in the history of art, and special exhibitions on a variety of themes from contemporary Chinese art to Pittsburgh’s changing urban landscape.
The University of Pittsburgh Art Gallery is an open, flexible, and immersive laboratory for studying and displaying how art and visual objects generate knowledge and understanding of the world. Exhibitions and lectures from across multiple disciplines, student and faculty art shows, and museum studies courses foreground the Gallery as a showcase of innovative research, creativity, and experiential learning that involves and engages the entire academic community and general public.
The University Art Gallery is committed to playing a more active role in the life of the university as a whole and the broader community. While it will continue to engage the talents of students and faculty in architectural studies, studio arts, and history of art, the Gallery will also:
To receive email announcements for gallery exhibitions please contact University Art Gallery curator Isabelle Chartier at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-648-2423.
The UAG is not responsible for scheduling outside events and room reservations in the Frick Fine Arts Building. Questions should be addressed to the Office of the University Registrar's Classroom Scheduling at 412-624-7640.
What's Happening in the Lobby?
- Art Gallery
- Visual Media Workshop