MCG Invitational

MCG Invitational May 1, 2019 Photo by Germaine Watkins

2019 Stage Photos

2019 Photo Booth Images

It’s our eighth annual MCG Invitational, a juried arts exhibition where talented students from the Pittsburgh area compete for accolades and awards!  MCGI will highlight talent, reward achievement, and encourage hope through creativity.  MCG Invitational seeks to recognize excellence and commend achievement demonstrated by youth in Pittsburgh’s communities.  This exhibition not only displays the achievements of Pittsburgh’s talented youth, but rewards students with scholarships, cash awards, and post-secondary education opportunities.  We invite the following schools to participate:

  • All Pittsburgh Public Schools
  • City High Charter School
  • East Allegheny High School
  • Imani Christian Academy
  • McKeesport Area High School
  • Neighborhood Academy
  • Penn Hills High School
  • Propel High Schools
  • Steel Valley Senior High School
  • Urban Pathways Charter School
  • West Mifflin Area High School

We encourage all juniors and seniors from these schools to submit 4 pieces of artwork for jurying.  If you are a freshman or sophomore, please talk with your school’s art teacher about submitting a piece of artwork for you (all freshman and sophomore are eligible for the cash prizes and some workshop scholarships).  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact

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