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Miller Gallery
at Carnegie Mellon University

Purnell Center for the Arts
5000 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Gallery Hours
Tuesday - Sunday, 12-6pm
Closed Mondays, major holidays, and during exhibition installations (check our calendar to confirm)

Free + open to the public



Mission and History

- About Us
- History
- Founder


The Miller Gallery is Carnegie Mellon University’s contemporary art gallery. It supports experimentation that expands notions of art and culture, providing a forum for conversations about creativity and innovation. Its mission includes: explorations of new forms; dynamic relationships between past, present, future histories of art and hybrid practices, as well as regional and international investigations across media. Through programming, workshops, events and publications, Miller Gallery offers the opportunity for active engagement with students, faculty, artists, scholars, alumni, and the wider public.

Since its founding in 2000, the Miller Gallery has presented 125 exhibitions, 3162 artists + cultural producers, 298 events, in 17 cities.


Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, 2000

Regina "Ginger" Gouger Miller is an artist, educator, businesswoman and arts patron. She earned a bachelor's degree in art and design at Carnegie Mellon in 1959 and holds a master's in art education from Kutztown University.

A nationally recognized watercolor painter, Ginger's favorite subjects include flowers, landscapes and other natural scenes. She has studios in Reading, PA; Santa Barbara, CA; and Nantucket, MA. Ginger has taught art in public schools, a community college and her studios. In 1984, she created the business Ginger & Spice to produce her award- winning needlework designs, which are sold around the world.

Ginger has served as president of the Berks Art Alliance and the Berks County Chapter of the Embroiderer's Guild of America and as a board member of numerous other arts organizations. In addition, she serves on the boards of Kutztown University and Carnegie Mellon, where she is a life trustee.

In 2000, Ginger founded the Regina Gouger Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, which continues her lifelong dedication to furthering creative expression and appreciation of the arts. She and her husband, Marlin, have also supported a professorship for the head of the School of Art and a scholarship fund in art.

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Regina Gouger Miller