Press Releases

For questions about releases, please contact Interim Director of Marketing Leigh Kish at 412.622.3361 or KishL@carnegiemnh.org. For releases beyond those below, please visit the Archived Releases page.

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.

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Painting a Clearer Picture of Shale Gas Development featured in Spring 2015 issue of ArcNews

Press Releases

May 11, 2015
Restoration of Diplodocus carnegii statue begins at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

March 19, 2015
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Announces Super Science Series Schedule for March–December 2015

March 3, 2015
Free Admission in March at Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History

February 16, 2015
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Announces the Winner of the 2014 Carnegie Mineralogical Award

November 5, 2014
Largest-known Mammal from Age of Dinosaurs Described Today in the Journal Nature

July 16, 2014
Dippy’s Birthday Celebration at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

May 7, 2014
“Eco Experiences” at Powdermill Nature Reserve on Saturday, May 17

May 2, 2014
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Acquires the Bryon Brookmyer Collection of Pennsylvania Minerals