Artists in Schools & Communities

Bringing Art and Education Together.

Programs for children, teens, teachers, artists, schools, colleges, and communities. Brought to you through partnership with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts' Arts in Education Partnership.

Artist Residency

The Artist Residency Program places trained, knowledgeable, and practicing artists into school and community settings where they can share the benefits of the creative process with active participants over an extended period of time. We have over 40 Resident Artists in our program including visual artists, media artists, dancers, folk artists, musicians, photographers, glass artists, craft artists, and writers.

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Poetry Out Loud

The Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest is sponsored by The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation in partnership with state arts agencies, such as the PA Council on the Arts, across the United States. Poetry Out Loud (POL) encourages students to learn about great poetry through memorization, performance, and competition.

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AS&C HIGHLIGHTS

Pittsburgh Center for Arts and Media organizes and facilitates creative arts experiences in a variety of diverse settings that occur off of our Shadyside campus. These include the Arts in Education Partnership Artist Residency Program, as well as Professional Development workshops for educators, career days at local schools and more.

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About Our Programs

Pittsburgh Center for Arts and Media organizes and facilitates creative arts experiences in a variety of diverse settings that occur off of our Shadyside campus. These include the Arts in Education Partnership Artist Residency Program as well as, Professional Development workshops for educators, career days at local schools and more. Our programs and projects are designed to have lasting benefits for all participants: students are fully immersed in an art form and see how it connects to life and learning, teachers are exposed to alternative ways of experiencing and sharing the creative process and what it brings to their classrooms, administrators realize the ways in which the arts fully engage students and impact their learning across the curriculum, artists experience growth in their artforms and value the ability to inform and inspire future generations and community members participating in creative processes.

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