Director’s Letter

Visiting The Andy Warhol Museum is an unparalleled opportunity to see Andy Warhol’s work in a context that adds meaning and beauty to the famous images with which the world is so familiar. Our redesigned website—the museum’s digital home—reflects the way Warhol’s story is told throughout our building, from the top down. We hope this helps you plan your visits and better reflects what you will find when you walk through our doors.

Warhol was born in Pittsburgh during the height of its industrial wealth and gritty roughness. The museum’s industrial building, renovated by the architect Richard Gluckman before the museum’s 1994 launch, reflects this past and Warhol’s desire to create art in a studio he dubbed The Factory. The Warhol’s building was built in 1911 as a warehouse for mining and steelmaking supplies and later became the home of the famous Pittsburgh purveyor of sheet music and musical instruments Wolkwein Music. Acquired in 1989 by the Carnegie Institute to house The Warhol, the building and the North Shore where it is situated—and, in some ways, all of Pittsburgh—have been transformed since 1994 when the museum opened. No one could have imagined the ways in which Warhol’s fame continued to grow, nor could they have imagined the global enterprise The Warhol has become and Pittsburgh’s place among America’s most livable cities.

At The Warhol, we present not only Warhol’s canvases, sculptures, and moving images, but also an unmatched archival collection that explores his family’s immigrant roots and Byzantine Catholic faith. Warhol’s story is presented chronologically in the museum, through our permanent collection and archives, tracing his path from Pittsburgh to the zenith of his fame in New York City. Five floors of the museum are devoted to Warhol’s work, and one floor of the museum showcases regularly rotating exhibitions of artists influenced by Warhol or deep-dive scholarly installations devoted to aspects of Warhol’s work. On the museum’s underground level, The Factory studio hums with activity. It provides hands-on opportunities for museum visitors and youth and community groups to find meaning and hope in Warhol’s work and life story.

The Warhol has always been and will continue to be digitally progressive, presenting interactive displays and innovative accessibility projects. We also strongly believe in the importance of experiencing the physical art object—the handmade quality of Warhol’s Campbell’s soup can canvases from the early 1960s and the ghostly surface of Elvis 11 Times continue to surprise visitors who have previously only seen photographs of them.

We hope you visit us soon to encounter our exceptional art and archives, learn how to silkscreen print in The Factory, and explore our inspirational city. To see Warhol’s work in the city that gave birth to him is to see his work for the first time. This now green and sophisticated city filled with award-winning restaurants and top universities retains an authenticity that reflects upon Warhol’s work when viewed in Pittsburgh, where he became an artist.

Patrick Moore
Director
The Andy Warhol Museum

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Open today 10am–5pm

Hours

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10am–5pm
  • Wednesday 10am–5pm
  • Thursday 10am–5pm
  • Friday 10am–10pm
  • Saturday 10am–5pm
  • → Sunday 10am–5pm

2017 Closings

  • January 1 New Year's Day
  • January 16 Martin Luther King Day
  • April 16 Easter
  • May 29 Memorial Day
  • July 4 Independence Day
  • September 4 Labor Day
  • November 23 Thanksgiving
  • December 25 Christmas

Admission

  • Adults$20
  • Students$10
  • Seniors (65+)$10
  • Children (3–18)$10
  • Children (0–2)Free
  • MembersFree
  • Good FridaysHalf price

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Admission

Includes all permanent and special exhibitions, daily film screenings, daily gallery talks, and The Factory.

Groups

We offer group admission rates and one-of-a-kind guided group tours and workshops.

Students

Entry price accepted only with valid student ID. Some local university students get in for free.

Good Fridays

Join us Fridays from 5–10 p.m. for half-price museum admission.

Members

Membership includes all four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.

Location

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

Located on the North Shore at Sandusky and East General Robinson Streets, The Warhol is across the Andy Warhol bridge from downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Parking

Museum parking is $8 in The Warhol lot. The lot is located on the northeast corner of Sandusky and East General Robinson Streets, and the entrance is on East General Robinson Street.

Additional public parking is available north of the museum in the East General Robinson Street parking garage. Prices vary.

The Warhol bridge is closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic. The Rachel Carson Bridge at Ninth Street is used as a detour.

Café and Store

A woman in printed pants and a blazer stands at the counter in the Andy Warhol Cafe. The walls are white brick, and three gray lights hang over the counter. Against the left side of the images, two boys sit at a counter that looks out the window to the street.

Photo by Dean Kaufman

The Warhol Café

The café is open during museum hours and accessible without museum admission. It serves seasonal fare, including soups, salads, sandwiches, snacks, and specialty coffee drinks.

A man in a beige jacket stands at a counter in the Andy Warhol Store. The room is filled with tables and displays featuring books, soup cans, screen prints, and other warhol memorabilia. A quote painted above the shelves on the back wall reads Wasting money puts you in a real party mood.

Photo by Dean Kaufman

The Warhol Store

The store is open during museum hours and accessible without museum admission. It offers books, calendars, posters, stationery, and accessories, alongside Warhol-inspired items and artist-made goods.

Accessibility

The Warhol is committed to providing an excellent experience to visitors of all backgrounds and abilities. Learn about our accessibility accommodations, or write to access@warhol.org or call 412.237.8354.

Accessibility accommodations

Two men pose for a picture. The man on the left has short black hair, a mustache, and a beard, and wears a bandana around his neck. He sits in a wheelchair. The man on the right has brown hair, rectangular black glasses, and has his arm around the man on the left.

Photo by Joseph Smith