August Wilson: The Writer’s Landscape: The first-ever exhibition dedicated to the life and works of August Wilson is now open! Learn More

Plan Your Visit

From national treasures in our galleries and award-winning artists on stage, the August Wilson African American Cultural Center is alive with activity. Plan your visit using the links below. For additional information, including parking, transportation, dining information, and more, visit our patron FAQ. We look forward to seeing you at the AWAACC!

Location & Directions

The August Wilson African American Cultural Center is located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh at 980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222. Click the directions link in the map below for step-by-step directions to the August Wilson African American Cultural Center from any location.


Covid-19 Policy

Masks are mandatory regardless of vaccination status. Effective February 1, the only approved masks are N95 & kN95 masks. Individuals who cannot wear a mask are asked not to visit at this time. If unable to visit, we encourage you explore our website to engage in our virtual gallery tours and programming.

Safety Info

See A Show

The August Wilson African American Cultural Center presents more than 200 performances and presentations a year in multiple artistic genres  — including free community events every quarter!

Upcoming Events

Gallery Exhibits

AWAACC Galleries remain FREE and open to the public. The August Wilson African American Cultural Center offers a range of dynamic gallery and educational space that showcase the immense talent and artistic innovation of many established and emerging visual artists of color from around the globe. All have illuminated the Black experience, voice and spirit at the intersection of culture and history. Within the recent past, artists who have exhibited at the center include: Hebru Brantley, Romare Bearden, Latoya Ruby Frazier, Vanessa German, Deun Ivory, Tonika Lewis Johnson, Tarish Pipkins and Peju Alatise.

Current Exhibits

Cultural District

Nestled at the terminus of downtown Pittsburgh’s Cultural District on the corner of 10th and Liberty Avenue, the August Wilson African American Cultural Center is part of a thriving and enlightening oasis that welcomes people from the region and across the world to see Broadway performances, lectures, world class symphony, the work of emerging visual artists, comedy shows, and theater; folks can also enjoy fine dining, and experience the district’s annual music and festival events.

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Transportation, Hotels, Dining, and more!

With world-class performances, exhibitions and festivals, a visit to the AWAACC can be the focal point for an overnight or weekend stay for residents, tourists, and international guests. Read our patron FAQ for the most up-to-date information about transportation, hotels and dining, and more!

Patron FAQ