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CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY
Purnell Center for the Arts
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The Miller Gallery is Carnegie Mellon University’s contemporary art gallery.


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The Miller Gallery supports experimentation that expands the notions of art and culture, providing a forum for engaged conversations about creativity and innovation.

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I'm Dying Up Here (Double Spot), 2011; Top banner image: Detail from Untitled (Lesbian Bed #8), 2002. Both photographs by Tammy Rae Carland, courtesy of the artist and Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco

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OUR NEW SEASON

Join us for the launch of our new season and the opening of our next exhibition, the U.S. premiere of Alien She, this Friday at the Miller Gallery.

Not in Pittsburgh? Our currently touring exhibitions (Intimate Science and Alien She) will open in Lafayette, Philadelphia, New York, San Francisco, Portland and more cities to be announced.


ALIEN SHE
Curated by Astria Suparak + Ceci Moss

This is the first exhibition to examine the lasting impact of Riot Grrrl on artists and cultural producers working today. A pioneering punk feminist movement that emerged in the early 1990s, Riot Grrrl has had a pivotal influence, inspiring many around the world to pursue socially and politically progressive careers as artists, activists, authors and educators...

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Intimate Science photo
Alien She poster



OPENING NIGHT: Sept. 20, Fri.

5-6pm:
Exhibition Tour with the
Curators + Artists

6-8pm:
Revolution and Reception
@ Miller Gallery, 5000 Forbes Ave.

10pm-2am:
Dance Party:
Sappho: We don't play guitars!
@ Brillobox, 2nd floor, 4104 Penn Ave.

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IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS...


Culture jamming, urban planning, science & technology, economics & labor, experimental geography, immigration, health & design, sustainability, collaborative working, popular culture, feminisms, sports fan culture
... some topics we've covered.

Drawing on our position as a gallery within a research university, we present thought-provoking, interdisciplinary exhibitions that expand the notions of art and culture.

Chicago, Hartford, Houston, Kalamazoo, Los Angeles, Portland, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Liverpool, Lafayette, San Francisco, New York City
... where our exhibitions have been and will be.

Through touring, our research and work reach wider audiences and have a greater impact.

New York Times, Artforum, Wall Street Journal, Rhizome, Fast Company, ARTINFO, Time Out, Bust Magazine, The Huffington Post, FOX News, ABC, CBS, Design Observer, Hyperallergic, Art in America, Architect Magazine, New York Press, Pittsburgh City Paper, Houston Chronicle, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Scientific American, Salon.com, Art Papers and many more
... have written about our programming and projects.


Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal; FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), Liverpool; Southern Exposure, San Francisco; Carnegie Museum of Art's Heinz Architectural Center and The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; and dozens more
... local and international organizations have collaborated with us.


We hope to see you this fall for the launch of our newest exhibition and my fifth season at the Miller Gallery.

- Astria Suparak
Director + Curator, Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon





FastCo: Imperfect Health feature
"The work on display at the Miller Gallery includes failures, scams, and downright fantastical hypotheses about how design can improve everything from asthma to obesity. It also includes plenty of successes"
- Fast Company on Imperfect Health




Miller Gallery exhibitions have traveled to twelve cities in the last five years.



Miller Gallery is the "Art Place" to visit in Pittsburgh, as selected by Warhol Museum director Eric Shiner in The Wall Street Journal.


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