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Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

August Wilson Center

African American Cultural Center

The sleekly modern August Wilson venue offers multiple exhibition galleries, a 492-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 African American Cultural Center is the non-profit organization that owns the August Wilson venue. For rental inquiries, visit the African American Cultural Center pages on CulturalDistrict.org

Upcoming Performances

Hebru Brantley: I Wish I Knew How It Felt to be Free

Hebru Brantley: I Wish I Knew How It Felt to be Free

May 13, 2016 - July 8, 2016
Presented By: The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Venue: August Wilson Center

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Hip Hop Dance Intensive

Hip Hop Dance Intensive

June 4, 2016
Presented By: Sandra Romah and Gino Vaccaro
Venue: August Wilson Center

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Buika - Vivir Sin Miedo

Buika - Vivir Sin Miedo

June 25, 2016
Presented By: Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Venue: August Wilson Center

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Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Review

Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Review

July 30, 2016
Presented By: Autumn Entertainment Group Inc.
Venue: August Wilson Center

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Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Company

Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Company

October 21, 2016 - October 22, 2016
Presented By: Pittsburgh Dance Council
Venue: August Wilson Center

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A Simple Space

A Simple Space

November 12, 2016
Presented By: Bridge Theater Series
Venue: August Wilson Center

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The Lightning Thief

The Lightning Thief

December 2, 2016 - December 3, 2016
Presented By: Bridge Theater Series
Venue: August Wilson Center

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New Bag Policy

A guest to a Pittsburgh Cultural Trust venue or event may enter with one bag that is no larger than 16” x 16” x 8”. The definition of a bag includes, but is not limited to, purses, tote bags, duffel bags, suitcases, knapsacks, backpacks, packages, cartons, paper sacks, briefcases, portfolio cases, binocular cases, camera equipment cases, and any other type of device or vessel used for carrying or concealing items. Bags are subject to search and theatergoers may be requested to open their jackets prior to entering. Guests with prohibited items may return them to their vehicles. Unattended items left outside the facility doors will be discarded to ensure patron safety.

Directions

The address is 980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

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Parking

Nearby garage parking to the African American Cultural Center.
 
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Seating Chart

African American Cultural Center Seating Chart Overview
African American Cultural Center Detailed Seating Chart