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August Wilson Center

Venue  |  Exhibitions
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August Wilson Center
980 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-3736
Venue Type: Museum
QUICK FACTS
Contact
Cecile Shellman
Open hours
Tuesday through Saturday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m
Phone
412.258.2700
Fax
412.258.2701
Cost
Fee for Special Exhibitions on the second floor: Adults - $8, Seniors (62 and over) and Students with valid ID - $4 and Children - $3. Members free.
DESCRIPTION

One of only two major arts institutions in the world named for Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright and Pittsburgh native August Wilson, the August Wilson Center for African American Culture engages regional and national audiences in its mission of preserving, presenting, interpreting, celebrating and shaping the art, culture and history of African Americans utilizing the rich history, legacy and culture of African Americans from Western Pennsylvania as a foundation.

From its new home in a vibrant Cultural District, the sleekly modern August Wilson Center offers multiple exhibition galleries, a 486-seat theater for performances in all genres, an education center for classes, lectures and hands-on learning, and dazzling spaces for community programs and events. The Center is a place like no other for experiencing theater, dance, music, history, film, literature, visual art, interactive education and spectacular entertainment, all under one roof.