The University Art Gallery is the major repository of art at the University of Pittsburgh, with a collection of 3,000 objects from around the world that includes some valuable holdings in American painting and old master prints.The gallery is a unique space that has served as a laboratory for pedagogical and scholarly initiatives across departments. The gallery showcases the work of the Studio Art Department, museum studies courses in the history of art, and special exhibitions on a variety of themes from contemporary Chinese art to Pittsburgh’s changing urban landscape.