The Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council supports the time, talent, and work of artists, culture bearers, art educators, art workers, and arts organizations — reinforcing an environment so that ambitions, imagination, innovation, and risk taking can thrive in the Greater Pittsburgh Region
From networking opportunities and professional development initiatives to leadership collectives focused on creating more equitable avenues to support Black and disabled artists, the Arts Council provides a range of services and barrier-breaking programming that nurtures creativity and sustains artistic careers.
By combining in-depth research on the most crucial arts-related issues facing Southwestern Pennsylvania with advocacy-based government relations and community engagement, the Arts Council champions the economic, cultural, and social impacts of the region's arts and culture sector while driving changemakers to expand equitable access and increase state and national arts funding.
As the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts' Local Arts Agency serving Southwestern Pennsylvania, the Arts Council provides a range of funding opportunities for artists and arts organizations in need of financial support in Allegheny, Beaver, Greene, and Washington counties.
The Arts Council bridges the gap between arts facilitators and arts patrons through relationship building and resource sharing, ensuring that arts and culture are incorporated into every aspect of the community we serve.
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Your gift to the Arts Council supports our arts advocacy, research, and professional programs that support our community. Donate today!