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January 2015 Field Trip

January 21 – Field trip: Carnegie museum of Art and Natural History

Join us to visit 2 greats museums in Pittsburgh: the Carnegie Museum of Art and Carnegie Museum of Natural History. They are amazing!

In the Museum of Art, the permanent collection of more than 35,000 objects features a broad spectrum of visual arts, including painting and sculpture; prints and drawings; photographs and more. Three temporary exhibits will take place during our visit:
  • Teenie Harris Photographs: Civil Rights Perspectives;
  • A definitive retrospective of the photographer Duane Michals and
  • A selection of his eclectic personal collection.

In the Museum of Natural History, you’ll have the opportunity to see several exhibits:
  • Geology & Paleontology (Dinosaurs, Hall of Minerals and Gems, Ice Age Animals),
  • Wildlife & Ecology (Hall of African and North American Wildlife, Botany Hall, Population Impact) and
  • Anthropology (Hall of Ancien Egypt, Hall of Artic Life, Hall of American Indians).

Meeting time & place: Inside the Museum at 10 a.m. Use the main entrance on 4400 Forbes Avenue (10 min walk from the First Baptist Church)
Cost: Probably free!
Lunch: At 12h30 in “The Carnegie Cafe” located inside the museum.

You can stay in the museum after your lunch if you didn’t have time to finish your visit!
Anne-Sophie is the field trip coordinator assisted by Dewi.