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You are cordially invited to join us in celebrating the August Wilson African American Cultural Center on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at 5:30pm at our Take Center Stage Gala!

In recognition of the 15th anniversary of our building’s opening, this year’s Gala festivities will be held in our iconic facility at 980 Liberty Avenue, the gateway to downtown Pittsburgh’s Cultural District. Please join us for cocktails, dinner, and an inspiring performance in our theater! (Artist and honoree announcements coming soon.)

at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center
980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Our annual Take Center Stage Gala generates essential support for the Center’s education initiatives, community programs, and year-round operations. Thank you for your support, which helps ensure we can continue to offer FREE admission to the majority of our programs.


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Please click here  to review corporate partnership opportunities for the 2024 TAKE CENTER STAGE GALA. Contact Chahni Peeples, Manager of Corporate Giving for more information: cpeeples at or 412-930-0746.

2024 Take Center Stage Gala Host Committee

Our host committee is currently in formation. Please check back soon or contact us if you’d like more information.


Contact Christina McLachlan, Manager of Annual Giving and Stewardship at cmclachlan at or 412-742-4771.

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