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Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History announces schedule changes

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Now Open on Monday and closed on Tuesday

The Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History have announced that they will now be open for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day as well as every Monday in 2014. Beginning January 6, 2014 the museums will be open each Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and closed on Tuesdays. Prior to this announcement, the museums were closed on Mondays and open on Tuesdays.

As in the past years, the museums will be open seven days a week in the summer between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The museums will also be open on the following Tuesday holidays:

• Election Day (November 4)
• Veterans Day (November 11)
• Tuesday following Christmas (December 30)

Closed the following holidays

• New Year’s Day (January 1, 2014)
• Easter (April 20, 2014)
• Thanksgiving (November 27, 2014)
• Christmas (December 25, 2014)

More details on the museums’ hours, as well as admission rates and parking information, can be found on the museums’ websites— or—or by calling 412.622.3131.

Visitors should be sure not to miss the following exhibitions, as well as a number of other shows and activities that are free with museum admission:

• 2013 Carnegie International,through March 16, 2014, at Carnegie Museum of Art

• RACE: Are We So Different?, March 29–October 27, 2014, at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

• Small Prints, Big Artists: Masterpieces from the Renaissance to Baroque,May 14–September 15, 2014, at Carnegie Museum of Art

• Storyteller: The Photographs of Duane Michals, November 1, 2014–February 16, 2015, at Carnegie Museum of Art

Carnegie Museum of Art and Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Located at 4400 Forbes Avenue in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art and Carnegie Museum of Natural History were founded by industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1895. Two of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, they are nationally and internationally recognized for their collections. For more information, call 412.622.3131 or visit


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