August Wilson Center For African-American Culture

WEB: aacc-awc.org

PHONE: (412) 339-1011

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.

The center is named in honor of Pulitzer Prize winning Pittsburgh playwright August Wilson (1945-2005), whose plays depict the comic and tragic aspects of the African-American experience.

A remarkable piece of modern architecture, the center was designed by the acclaimed global architecture and design form Perkins+Will as a glass and steel masterpiece. Inside is a 500-seat theater, a music café, galleries and flexible exhibition spaces.

STANDARD HOURS:
Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

PARKING:
The Smithfield-Liberty Garage is located down the street. For more information, call (412) 391-1952.

PORT AUTHORITY ROUTES:
5485878891P1P2P7P10P12

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Address
980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States