• Carnegie Museums receive $1M grant


    The Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh have received a $1 million grant to upgrade technology and improve multimedia presentations in galleries.

    The museums said in a release Wednesday that the grant came from the Carnegie Corp. of New York.

    The one-year initiative will expand networks at the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, the Carnegie Science Center, and the Andy Warhol Museum.

    A total of 1.3 million people viewed exhibitions and special events through the museums in 2011.

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