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About the Museum


To engage and inspire through Warhol’s life, art, and legacy.

Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the place of Andy Warhol’s birth, The Andy Warhol Museum holds the largest collection of Warhol’s artworks and archival materials. We are one of the most comprehensive single-artist museums in the world and the largest in North America.



The Warhol is one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, and a collaborative project between Carnegie Institute, Dia Art Foundation, and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. Plans to house The Warhol in Pittsburgh were announced in 1989, and the museum opened its doors during a 24-hour celebration on May 13, 1994. Originally built in 1911 as a distribution center for products sold to mills and mines, The Warhol was redesigned by architect Richard Gluckman and features seven floors of gallery and exhibition space as well as an underground level that houses The Factory education studio and the conservation lab.


Our Vision

The Andy Warhol Museum will be a global destination for scholarship and learning about Warhol’s life, art, and relevance to contemporary culture. With expanded access to the collection and engaging experiences, the museum will be a sustainable model for inclusivity and a platform for creative expression.

Our Values

  • The life story of Andy Warhol, in all its complexity, is inspirational and guides our work.
  • Our collection is the heart of our institution and we will succeed through sharing, preserving, and interpreting the collection in the most accessible way possible.
  • The museum is a place to express and explore multiple perspectives, push boundaries, and challenge conventions.
  • The Warhol believes in learning by doing and being a place of experimentation.
  • The Warhol is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in every aspect of our work.


The Collection

The Warhol holds the largest collection of Warhol’s artworks and archival materials. Paintings, drawings, commercial illustrations, sculptures, prints, photographs, wallpapers, sketchbooks, and books cover the entire range of Warhol’s career, from his early student work to pop art paintings and collaborations. The Warhol’s film and video collection includes approximately 350 preserved Warhol films, and it houses the entire output of the artist’s work in video, comprised of more than 4,000 videotapes. The archives is the greatest single collection of ephemera documenting Warhol’s life, and it includes Warhol’s serial work the Time Capsules—610 containers that the artist filled, sealed, and sent to storage.

The Andy Warhol Museum's 30th Anniversary Mini Documentary

Rights and Reproduction

For information about reproducing the images of the museum’s collection found on this website, as well as copyright permissions around Warhol’s film and video, please contact rights and reproduction and photo services at

Inquiries about the copyright permissions around Warhol’s paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, and sculptures should be directed to Artist Rights Society.

Donating or Selling Artwork

If you’re interested in donating or selling an Andy Warhol artwork, please send an inquiry to The Warhol does not offer appraisals on the value of Warhol artwork and memorabilia; we suggest you contact your local auction house or Sotheby’s or Christies.

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh

Established in 1895 by Andrew Carnegie, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is a collection of four distinct museums: Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum. The museums reach more than 1.4 million people a year through exhibitions, educational programs, outreach activities, and special events.