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Funk: American Dada

Funk: American Dada runs through March 31, 2018. A public reception is scheduled for March 16 from 6 p.m.–9 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. America generated two great art movements: jazz and abstract expressionism. Both >>> read more

Save The Date – 2018 MCG Invitational

The 2018 MCG Invitational runs April 23 – May 11, 2018. The awards ceremony and reception are on May 2. Submissions will be accepted Feb 18 – Mar 23.

Stop Collaborate and Listen

Stop, Collaborate, and Listen

Stop, Collaborate, and Listen was a class that ran during the fall trimester at MCG Youth and Arts. During this class students from our design studio and our ceramics studio learned how to share interdisciplinary techniques to create unique works >>> read more

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Adhemas Batista’s Mad House

Adhemas Batista’s Mad House runs through January 5, 2018. A public reception is scheduled for November 16 from 5:30 p.m.–8 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Adhemas Batista, is a designer, illustrator and animation director working >>> read more

Haiti Beyond The Headlines

Haiti – Behind The Headlines

Haiti – Behind The Headlines, features photography by Germaine Watkins and Ken Neely. The show runs through November 28, 2017, with a public reception scheduled for November 21, from 6-8 pm.

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Inspiring Makers – 2017 Staff Exhibition

Inspiring Makers, showcases the talented staff’s artwork, and celebrates the artist-mentoring relationships that form the basis of MCG Youth & Arts programming. The exhibit runs 8/22/16 – 9/30/17. Please join us for a public reception Friday, September 29 From 4:00 – >>> read more

Yellowstone 2017


Photography from MCG Youth & Arts high-school students who visited Yellowstone National Park. The opening reception is on September 23rd from 5:30 – 9:30 pm, in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s Gallery Crawl. The exhibition runs from Friday, September >>> read more


Pixels – Downtown Gallery Exhibit

Pixels features artwork created by high-school students the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild digital arts studio. The exhibition runs from July 7 through September 7, 2017 at the Susan Zubik Welcome Center at Catholic Charities, 212 Ninth Street in the heart of downtown >>> read more

Accomplishment 35

Accomplishment 35

We would like to invite you, your family, and your friends to our Accomplishment 35 reception and Spring 2017 Family Night on Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. By attending, you’ll have the chance to see >>> read more

Photo101 - Phtoo by Tyell Eleam

Photo 101

Photography 101 features dynamic images from first and second year students participating in the MCG Youth and Arts photography program. These high-school students engaged in both traditional film photography as well as digital photography. Students had the opportunity to experience >>> read more