An invitation to look closely
Compare two portraits of Andrew Mellon
Let your body move
A second chance to vogue
Find elements of John Brown's story in the elements of the picture.
Experience the sounds, smells, and sights in this lively image.
Is the scene real?
The story of Art Blakey's life is captured in this image - can you find it?
Investigate the elements of the image to tell the story of this storyteller.
The portraits on loan from the National Portrait Gallery represent more than 100 Americans with Western Pennsylvania connections. Each portrait is a glimpse into a person’s life, and the artistry of the image tells a story in itself.
By practicing the skills of close looking, discover the stories within the portraits.