frequently asked questions

Lobby of The Andy Warhol Museum. Photograph by Richard Stoner.
Find answers here to the most frequently asked questions about The Andy Warhol Museum.

Donating and Selling Artwork

How can I contact The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc? 

The Andy Warhol Foundation can be contacted at: The Andy Warhol Foundation
65 Bleecker Street
New York, NY 10012
(212.387.7555) 
www.warholfoundation.org 

I want to donate my Warhol to the museum. How do I do it? 

The Warhol is always interested in collecting Warhol artwork and related memorabilia. Please send a brief description of the artwork or memorabilia with low resolution images to information@warhol.org 

How much is this Warhol painting/drawing that I own worth? 

Because of the fluid nature of the art market, The Warhol does not offer appraisals on the value of Warhol artwork and memorabilia.  Instead, we suggest that visitors contact their local auction house for the current estimated value of the item. If visitors are unaware an auction house in their area, two recommended New York City auction houses are Sotheby’s (212.606.7000) and Christies’ (212.546.1000).

Curatorial

I know a very talented artist and I think you should consider showing their work. 

Due to the large amount of artist submissions that we receive, we ask that any material be sent to us via post in a professional portfolio format. We ask that if anyone submitting should like the materials returned that they provide a self-addressed stamped envelope with the appropriate amount of postage included. Our curatorial staff will look at all submissions in timely manner and will be in touch if they are interested in learning more about the artist and his/her work.

Please make sure to provide a contact email, telephone number, and a link to the artist's website, and address all mailings to:

Curatorial Department
The Andy Warhol Museum
117 Sandusky Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5890

How can I view a copy of one of Warhol's films? 

Warhol's film and video works are not available for sale on videotape. They can be viewed at the museum's regularly scheduled public screenings. They are also available to individuals for research purposes at the museum by appointment. Requests for licensing will be considered.

For appointments or information, please call 412.237.8332 or email information@warhol.org. The films are available for rental in 16mm from The Museum of Modern Art Circulating Film Library (212.708.9530).

Marketing

How do I obtain a Press Packet and other media information? 

Visit our Press Page. If you need more information please email Emily Meyer at meyere@warhol.org.

Mission

What is the museum's mission statement? 

The Andy Warhol Museum is a vital forum in which diverse audiences of artists, scholars, and the general public are galvanized through creative interaction with the art and life of Andy Warhol. The Warhol is ever-changing, constantly redefining itself in relationship to contemporary life using its unique collections and dynamic interactive programming as tools.

Rights and Reproductions

How do I obtain permission to use imagery found on this website? 

For information about reproducing the images of the museum’s collection found on this website, please contact the Rights and Reproduction / Photo Services office at 412.237.8336, burchardg@warhol.org.

How do I obtain permission to use an image of Warhol's artwork? 

For information about reproducing the images of the museum’s collection found on this website, please contact the Rights and Reproduction / Photo Services office at 412.237.8336, burchardg@warhol.org.

Inquiries about the reproduction of Warhol's paintings, photographs, and sculpture should be directed to:

Artist Rights Society,
65 Bleecker Street, 9th Floor,
New York, NY, 10012
(212.420.9160) 
www.arsny.com 

Programming

I am a performer and I want to do something with the museum. Who should I contact? 

Due to the large amount of artist submissions that we receive, we ask that any material be sent to us via post in a self-addressed stamped envelope with the appropriate amount of postage included. Our staff will look at all submissions in timely manner and will be in touch if they are interested in learning more about the artist and his/her work.

Please make sure to provide a contact email, telephone number, and a link to the artist's Web site, and address all mailings to:

Programming Department
The Andy Warhol Museum
117 Sandusky Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5890

The Warhol: Store

I have a product that would be perfect for The Warhol Store, who should I contact? 

Please email store@warhol.org with a description of the product and/or a web page link, please refrain from attaching large megabit files and photographs in the email.

I purchased a product from The Warhol Store and would like to return it, who do I contact? 

If you purchased the item from our physical store at The Warhol please contact us at 412.237.8303 or store@warhol.org. If you purchased your item from our online store at www.warholstore.com please call 1.877.4.WARHOL.

Researching

How do I make an appointment to research the museum's collection? 

For information about scheduling research at The Warhol, please contact archivist Matt Wrbican at wrbicanm@warhol.org.

I own a Warhol work and would like to know the best way to preserve it. 

For preservation information please contact:

American Institute for Conservation of Historical and Artistic Works (AIC)
1156 T Street NW, Suite 320
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202.452.9545
Fax: 202.452.9328
http://www.conservation-us.org 

Can you tell me which Warhol artworks another museum has in its collection? 

The Warhol does not share records of where every Warhol artwork is currently housed or located. Please contact the specific museum regarding their collection.

I am doing a report on Warhol, where can I find information on his life or artwork? 

You can find information on Warhol's life at the About Andy section of warhol.org.

Pittsburgh

Do you have recommendations for a place to eat in the area? 

There are several local restaurants located around the museum on both East General Robinson Street and Federal Street.

Do you have recommendations for a place to stay in the area? 

The closest hotels to the museum are:

SpringHill Suites
223 Federal Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
412.323.9005

The Priory
614 Pressley Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
866.3.PRIORY

The Renaissance
107 6th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412.562.1200.

Where is Andy Warhol's grave site? 

Andy Warhol is buried in St. John the Baptist Cemetery located at 1066 Connor Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15102 .