The August Wilson Center is a crown jewel of the Cultural District and a beacon of cultural excellence in our global arts community.  We are poised to make an even greater impact in the future.  With your help we can realize our vision to change the world locally and globally by establishing a place for all people to openly celebrate, and gain greater understanding of the African American experience and art of the African Diaspora.

The August Wilson Center – African American Culture offers so much to community

• Free admission to world-class art exhibitions
• School and Community Connections
• Rental subsidies for emerging arts organizations
• Nationally and Internationally renowned artists on our stages

You are invited you to become our AWC Vision Partner.  We hope you will play a role in the exciting new beginnings at the August Wilson Center-African American Cultural Center.

Support now with your tax-deductible contribution by mail or online:

August Wilson Center-African American Cultural Center
980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA  15222


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The cultural landscape is enriched with the following programs:

AWCommunity Days – August Wilson Community days feature artistic and educational activities for families plus live performances by local and regional artists

Arts Education – Dance classes and multi-genre educational opportunities for all ages

MLK Jr. Poetry Unplugged – Spoken word artists of national renown and local poets team up to speak on social issues, hosted by Nuyorican’s Poets Café

Black Bottom Film Festival – Independent film screenings, discussions and workshops

TruthSayers Series – Lecture series featuring some of the most prolific voices of our time

Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival presented by Citizens Bank 

1839 Gallery- Art exhibitions featuring local and regional artists

With your support, the August Wilson Center is poised to make great new strides in the ever-changing cultural landscape of our city.

Janis Burley Wilson
President & CEO
African American Cultural Center
August Wilson Center

The African American Cultural Center, identification number 47-2697273, is a tax-exempt, non-profit entity under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). The official registration and financial information for the African American Cultural Center may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.