What We Do

The Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council is the region’s primary arts service organization that provides advocacy, professional resources, research, and grant making to artists and nonprofit organizations in 10 counties within Western Pennsylvania.

We are a membership organization with more than 600 diverse artists and arts organizations of all disciplines. We exist to help our community thrive, and assist artists and arts administrators to grow their skills and art practices.


To expand the reach and impact of the region's diverse and vibrant arts and culture community by providing leadership, advocacy, capacity building, and connections.


To create an equitable, innovative, and flourishing arts and culture community that shapes our thriving region.