Show your support of the AWAACC by becoming a Member!

The August Wilson African American Cultural Center (AWAACC) will be here for you today, tomorrow, and well into the future because of the generous contributions we receive.

During celebratory times, and challenging ones, The August Wilson African American Cultural Center will always be your home away from home, providing inspiring arts and culture that transforms the way we think about the world. 

We need your support!

Ensuring the longevity of the arts is important and supporting Black art organizations is more important today than ever before. 

Join the AWAACC, by becoming an active supporter and member of the Center by making a tax-deductible contribution….

While we fulfill our promise to be the premier home for African American arts and the art of the African Diaspora throughout the Pittsburgh region, the AWAACC also continues to build its reputation internationally as a producer of premier entertainment experiences. 

Most importantly, the AWAACC is committed to be an incubator of talent for artists of color and a haven for the community where we not only serve but reside.

Your membership dollars make all this possible. When you become a member of the AWAACC, you receive benefits especially created for those who want to experience the visual arts up close, as well receive special access to live performances.

Special Benefits may include:

  • Private gallery preview events
  • Discounted tickets to exciting AWAACC shows
  • VIP seating and hospitality access at our renowned festivals

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

Mail

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

Online

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Your generous support at EVERY LEVEL makes a big impact. Take a look and make a gift today!
“I ABSOLUTELY love this festival!!! I love the organization, the layout and the fact that AWAACC is part of the VIP package. This is the best VIP package I have ever purchased. It’s the only way to go. Not only are you supporting the festival, but you receive so many perks. This was my first time attending and I am totally impressed. I plan to return every year.”
– PIJF Donor and Fan, Hailing From Los Angeles, California

Benefits as of March 1, 2021

$50: ACTOR MEMBERSHIP

Benefits:

  • Name listed in all AWAACC playbill listings and festival program books
  • Name listed on AWAACC website
$100: DIRECTOR MEMBERSHIP

Benefits: (Enjoy all benefits of the previous level plus)

  • Discounted tickets to select AWAACC Presents performances throughout the season
  • Commemorative AWAACC Pin
$250: PRODUCER MEMBERSHIP

Benefits: (Enjoy all benefits of the previous level plus)

  • Invitation to a private opening reception with featured artists or curators for an AWAACC gallery exhibition
  • Two (2) VIP access passes to Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival (PIJF) and Highmark Blues & Heritage Festival (HBHF) VIP Hospitality Lounge. * festival ticket purchase may be required
  • AWAACC Member pre-sale of festival tickets
  • AWAACC Member Only entrance to festival location
  • Two (2) August Wilson African America Cultural Center Festival t-shirts
$500: PLAYWRIGHT MEMBERSHIP

Benefits: (Enjoy all benefits of the previous level plus)

  • Two (2) additional VIP access passes for a total of four (4) to PIJF and HBHF VIP Hospitality Lounge. *festival ticket purchase may be required
  • Two (2) additional AWAACC Festival t-shirts for a total of four (4)
  • Invitation to special “Behind the Scenes” event during AWAACC programming season
$1,000: LEGACY CIRCLE

Benefits: (Enjoy all benefits of the previous level plus)

  • Two (2) complimentary tickets to a select AWAACC performance
  • Invitation to private meet and greet events, including opportunity to meet artists and performers
  • Invitation to annual Members Only Event
$2,500: LEADERSHIP CIRCLE

Benefits: (Enjoy all benefits of the previous level plus)

  • Private AWAACC exhibition gallery tour and gallery talk with Curator for up to ten (10) people
  • Special 10% member discount on tickets to select AWAACC performances
$5,000: TRANSFORMATION CIRCLE

Benefits: (Enjoy all benefits of the previous level plus)

  • Invitation to a private invitation-only performance with a featured artist in a unique offsite location
  • Lunch with the President; be our guest at a special lunch with the President & CEO of AWAACC, and get insider access to plans and vision for the Center
$10,000: NATIONAL TREASURE CIRCLE

Benefits: (Enjoy all benefits of the previous level plus)

  • Opportunity to sponsor a performance or education program during the season, name will be listed in all marketing materials produced for the selected performance or program after the gift is made
  • Two (2) tickets to AWAACC Gala. Invitation to private meet and greet reception with gala artists during the August Wilson African American Cultural Center gala; features access to singular talents and luminaries in the world of performing arts
  • Invitation to special dinner Party to be held at a private residence (Date to be determined)

* Please note, ticket purchase may be required to access benefits related to festival events
* Benefits as of March 1, 2021

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For more information, contact the Donor Services Team at:
Donorservices@aacc-awc.org

Phone:
(412) 567-2956