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

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The August Wilson African American Cultural Center (AWAACC) is a living memorial to the Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, working to fulfill his mission to illuminate Black culture, and to confront the responsibilities of being a global citizen. Your financial support helps makes that happen. When you give to the AWAACC, the arts become more accessible to everyone, and you are building a creative home for the region, the nation, and the world to engage with and be inspired.


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admission to the AWAACC is FREE to the public?

Contributions to the annual fund impacts our ability to provide FREE access to amazing art exhibits, thought proving literary programs, and family-oriented education and community activities.

The Center also provides a space for Black and Brown artists, promoting and providing much deserved exposure to their work— YOUR contributions make all this possible!


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The August Wilson African American Cultural Center will be here for you today, tomorrow, and well into the future because of the generous contributions we receive.

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To learn more about major gift opportunities, including endowed or planned gift options, please contact, Vice President of Institutional Advancement Gina J. Range at 412.339.1024 or

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