The Andy Warhol Museum

Location: 117 Sandusky Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Phone: (412) 237-8300 Fax: (412) 237-8340

Contact: John W. Smith

Internet address:

Hours: By appointment.

Wheelchair Access: yes


The Andy Warhol Museum, one of the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, was founded in 1989 as a joint venture among the Carnegie Institute of Pittsburgh, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and the Dia Center for the Arts. The Warhol Museum, which opened to the public in May 1994, is administered by the Carnegie Institute.

Information about holdings

Manuscripts: 1,500 ft.

Printed material: 100 ft.

Clippings/vertical files: 50 scrapbooks

Film/Video/Sound: 4,000 items

Photographs: approx. 10,000

Microfilm: Interview magazine

Time periods/geographical regions documented:

The collection's main concentration is material, ca.1950-1987. The collection is international in scope but focuses on New York City.

Significant People/organizations/subjects documented:

Andy Warhol, New York art world, 1960-1980s; Interview magazine.

Use requirements

Open to the public.


Research space, copying, audiovisual facilities, exhibitions, reference assistance on site, telephone reference, Internet reference (email/web), and loan agreements for exhibits.

Indices, finding aids, collection descriptions

Item level inventories exist for the processed part of the collection, but have not been put in a searchable database.