Archived Press Releases

For questions about releases or for releases that do not appear below, please contact Senior Marketing and Communications Manager Leigh Kish at 412.622.3361 or KishL@carnegiemnh.org.

About Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Carnegie Museum of Natural History is a place of adventure, discovery and education that welcomes everyone to enjoy the wonders of its collections and exhibitions. Founded in 1895 by Andrew Carnegie, the museum has maintained an international reputation for its ongoing research and discovery that create a better understanding of the history of the earth and its inhabitants. Today, the museum is ranked among the top five natural history museums in the country and features 20 exhibition halls including the blockbuster Dinosaurs in Their Time.

2013

March 20, 2013
Carnegie Museum of Natural History presents Garden of Light: Works by Paula Crevoshay

March 19, 2013
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Exhibition Schedule, 2013–2014

March 12, 2013
Seventh Annual Egg-cellent Egg Hunt at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

February 26, 2013
Free Admission in March at Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History

February 7, 2013
Largest-Ever Study of Mammalian Ancestry Completed by Renowned Research Team

2012

November 19, 2012
After 121 Years, Identification of “Grave Robber” Fossil Solves a Paleontological Enigma

September 25, 2012
BugWorks explores the anatomy of insects and how these physical forms work

September 25, 2012
Charlie and Kiwi’s Evolutionary Adventure, a new exhibition at Carnegie Museum of Natural History, offers an interactive introduction to evolution

September 25, 2012
Empowering Women: Artisan Cooperatives that Transform Communities at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

August 27, 2012
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Exhibition Schedule, 2012–2014

June 15, 2012
Carnegie Scientists Share the Writing on the Wall with the Public

June 4, 2012
Fossil Discovery Sheds New Light on Evolutionary History of Higher Primates

June 4, 2012
Fossil Discovery Sheds New Light on Evolutionary History of Higher Primates

June 4, 2012
Fossil Discovery Sheds New Light on Evolutionary History of Higher Primates

May 29, 2012
Comprehensive New Database Unifies Data to Support Marcellus Shale-related Research

May 22, 2012
Museums Offer Free Admission to Military Families through Blue Star Museums Program

April 26, 2012
Get Hooked on Your Local Nature Reserve on Saturday, May 12, at Powdermill Nature Reserve

March 14, 2012
Carnegie Museum of Art and Carnegie Museum of Natural History Announce 2012 Museum Summer Camp

March 14, 2012
Powdermill Nature Reserve Announces 2012 Summer Camps

March 7, 2012
Last chance to register for 2012 Spring Programs for Kids & Families at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

March 1, 2012
Harbinger of Spring: Earliest Recorded Spring Capture of Eastern Phoebe

February 8, 2012
Warhol’s Dogs and Cats Series

January 27, 2012
Winter Programs at Powdermill Nature Reserve, the Environmental Research Center of Carnegie Museum of Natural History

January 17, 2012
Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s Center for Biodiversity and Ecosystems Poised to Become Leader in Appalachian Ecosystems

January 12, 2012
Announcing 2012 Spring Programs for Kids & Families at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

January 11, 2012
Special Hours and Free Admission Days at Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History

2011

December 8, 2011
Madeleine Albright’s pins come to Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection

December 6, 2011
Limited Edition! “Dippy” Globe Now Available

November 21, 2011
Warhol’s Endangered Species Series: Collection of Andy Warhol prints on view at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

October 6, 2011
The 2011 Preservation Fair Hosted by Carnegie Museum of Natural History

October 3, 2011
M is for Museum special programming and events at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

September 7, 2011
M is for Museum, at Carnegie Museum of Natural History is an exciting journey into the behind-the-scenes world of natural history museums

September 6, 2011
Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s Powdermill Nature Reserve Receives Gold LEED Certification

August 25, 2011
Discovery of a 160-million-year-old fossil represents a new milestone in early mammal evolution

August 24, 2011
Laurel Foundation sets $20,000 matching grant challenge for Adopt-a-Bird-Band program at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

July 27, 2011
Polar Weekend at Carnegie Museum of Natural History explores the science of climate change

June 14, 2011
Student from Providence Heights Alpha School Wins 2011 Carnegie Museum of Natural History Award

May 23, 2011
Museums Offers Free Admission to Military Families through Blue Star Museums

May 19, 2011
Large Brains in Mammals First Evolved for Better Sense of Smell

May 13, 2011
Adopt-A-Bird-Band Fundraising Program Launches May 14

May 4, 2011
Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s Powdermill Nature Reserve Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Renowned Bird Banding Program

April 25, 2011
On May 14 celebrate 50 years of bird banding at Powdermill Nature Reserve

April 19, 2011
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Exhibition Schedule, 2011–2014

March 7, 2011
Carnegie Museum of Art and Carnegie Museum of Natural History Announce 2011 Museum Summer Camp

February 14, 2011
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Announces the Winner of the 2010 Carnegie Mineralogical Award

January 25, 2011
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Hosts Explore Evolution

January 19, 2011
Carnegie Museum of Natural History launches second of its new Centers: Center for Biodiversity and Ecosystems

January 13, 2011
Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History are open to the public on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

2010

December 10, 2010
Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s Oldest Exhibit Immortalized in Globe Now Available for Purchase

November 17, 2010
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Launches Center for Lifelong Science Learning with Grant from PNC Foundation

October 27, 2010
Into Africa? Fossils Suggest Earliest Anthropoids Colonized Africa

October 26, 2010
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Curator of Anthropology to Retire in November

October 5, 2010
Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s Manager of Special Projects for Exhibitions Retires

September 24, 2010
Carnegie Museum of Natural History & University of Pittsburgh Scientists Present Biological Implications of Climate Change: Past and Present

September 15, 2010
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Exhibition Schedule, 2011–2014

September 10, 2010
DIG IT! October is Paleontology Month at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

August 25, 2010
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Launches New Web Site

August 24, 2010
Grandparents Receive Free Admission to Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History during Grandparents’ Weekend, September 18–19

July 21, 2010
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Appoints First Curator of Public Engagement

June 11, 2010
Guided tours of Dinosaurs in Their Time free with admission at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

May 26, 2010
St. Thomas More Catholic School Student Wins 2010 Carnegie Museum of Natural History Award

May 19, 2010
Life: A Journey Through Time Carnegie Museum of Natural History June 19, 2010–January 9, 2011

April 26, 2010
Celebrate Life on Earth with Carnegie Museum of Natural History

April 22, 2010
Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s Dinosaurs in Their Time Receives Silver LEED Certification; Raises Institute-wide Building Standards

April 16, 2010
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Celebrates National Lab Day May 1, 2010

April 13, 2010
Pittsburgh Adorned: Classic to Contemporary Carnegie Museum of Natural History Wertz Gallery: Gems & Jewelry in Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems

April 7, 2010
Upcoming Exhibitions at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

March 24, 2010
Fourth Annual “Egg-cellent” Scavenger Hunt at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

March 18, 2010
Carnegie Museum of Art and Carnegie Museum of Natural History Announce Exciting Summer Camp Programs for 2010

March 15, 2010
Early Terrestrial Amphibian Described by Carnegie Museum of Natural History Scientists

February 19, 2010
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Awarded Accreditation from the American Association of Museums

February 12, 2010
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Announces the Winner of the 2009 Carnegie Mineralogical Award

January 13, 2010
Population Impact Carnegie Museum of Natural History Opens January 21, 2010