History and Rose Archives
Since it opened in 1891, Carnegie Hall has set the international standard for musical excellence as the aspirational destination for the world’s finest artists. From Tchaikovsky, Dvořák, Mahler, and Bartók to George Gershwin, Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, Judy Garland, and The Beatles, an honor roll of music-making artists representing the finest of every genre has filled Carnegie Hall throughout the years.Download Carnegie Hall Then and Now (PDF)
Andrew Carnegie changed America’s standing in the world—industrially, culturally, and philanthropically. Discover the details of his life and legacy in this virtual exhibit, originally on view in the Rose Museum.
Discover Carnegie Hall's history by exploring a selection of materials from the Digital Collections, including programs, flyers, photographs, and more.