Plan Your Visit

We’re excited that you’ll be joining us for a lecture! Below you’ll find everything you’ll need to know to optimize your experience.

Outside the lecture hall

Parking & Directions

Most of our events are either in the Carnegie Music Hall or the Carnegie Library Lecture Hall. We’ll tell you how to get here and provide info about convenient parking options.

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Audience at the Lecture Hall, updated for Accessibility


Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures encourages persons with disabilities to attend all of the events we present.

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Music Hall seats

Attending a Lecture

There’s more to it than you’d think. From buying books, to finding your seat, to asking a question, to getting your book signed and photo taken, we’ll tell you everything you need to know.

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Ron Chernow Question and Answer

Question for an Author

After the lecture portion of the event we do a conversational interview with the author. Do you have a question for an upcoming author that you’d like to have answered? You can submit it online!

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Upcoming Lectures

Tammy Ryan

AUG 23

The Moth


Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates


Meg Medina

Meg Medina