Explore Pittsburgh Culture

Benedum Center for the Performing Arts
The Benedum Center for the Performing Arts, a Pittsburgh Cultural Trust theater, is a focal point of Pittsburgh's Cultural District. The 2,800-seat theater is home to Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presentations including PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh, Dentons Cohen & Grigsby Trust Presents, and First Night Pittsburgh. The Trust also provides priority programming dates on the Benedum stage to Cultural District resident companies including Pittsburgh CLO, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, and the Pittsburgh Opera. The venue is also available on a rental basis to promoters and community groups.
237 Seventh St., Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Byham Theater
Historic 1,300-seat theater featuring dance, theater and music performances.
Originally built as the Gayety Theater, the Byham Theater opened on Halloween night, 1904. It ran for many years as one of the country's foremost stage and vaudeville houses, with appearances from such stars as Ethel Barymore, Gertrude Lawrence and Helen Hayes
101 Sixth St., Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts
Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts (circa 1927) is owned and operated by Pittsburgh Symphony, Inc., a nonprofit organization, and is the year-round home of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Heinz Hall is also the cornerstone of the Cultural District of Pittsburgh and hosts many events — such as those shown below — that do not feature its world-renowned orchestra.
600 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Box Office: 412-392-4900
Pittsburgh Public Theater
at The O'Reilly Theater
Pittsburgh Public Theater also strives to serve, challenge, stimulate and entertain while operating in a fiscally responsible manner. The Public shares its resources with the community through education and outreach initiatives intended for a wide range of people with the goal of expanding and diversifying the audience while enriching the community.
Capacity: 650
621 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222 
Pittsburgh Playhouse
Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse is the performing arts center of Point Park University and the Conservatory of Performing Arts. The three-theater performing arts center in downtown is home to Conservatory Theatre Company and Conservatory Dance Company.
350 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Box Office: 412-392-8000
Pittsburgh CLO
The CLO is committed to ensuring a successful future for the American musical art form by developing new musicals and creating new product for regional theaters, Broadway and audiences in Pittsburgh, across the country and around the world.
719 Liberty Ave., sixth floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
New Hazlett Theater
Iconic performing arts center built in 1889 as the first Carnegie Music Hall and transformed in 2004. The New Hazlett Theater remains committed to its mission of providing a nurturing, collaborative environment for artists to create and present challenging and dynamic art.
6 Allegheny Sq. E., Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School
The majority of PBT performances take place at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts located at 719 Liberty Ave. PBT also occasionally performs at the Byham Theater, 101 Sixth St., or the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, 980 Liberty Ave. All venues are located in downtown Pittsburgh. Check your tickets, or visit our performance webpages, to find venue details for each performance. Visit parkpgh.org to find information about nearby parking garages.
2900 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15201-1500
August Wilson African American Cultural Center
Cultural center, named for the famed playwright, offering African-American-focused arts and events. The August Wilson African American Cultural Center is a U.S. nonprofit arts organization that presents performing and visual arts programs that celebrate the contributions of African Americans not only in Western Pennsylvania, but nationally and internationally.
Capacity: 472
980 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Carnegie Music Hall
Performing arts theater. This regal, circa-1895 establishment with balcony seating specializes in grand musical performances. Built in 1895, Carnegie Music Hall makes guests feel as if they’ve stepped back in time, with richly appointed crimson velvet seats, a storied stage, and near-perfect acoustics. Theater seating: 1,928, with 22 accessible seats
4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Mattress Factory
The Mattress Factory has pioneered the development of alternative art forms through site-specific installations, video, and performance art. It is nationally and internationally recognized as a leader in site-specific, contemporary art and is notorious for pushing the boundaries of both artist and viewer. Founded in 1977, by artists, to support artists working in residence to create site-specific installations.
500 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

The Frick Pittsburgh
The Frick Pittsburgh is a cluster of museums and historical buildings located in Pittsburgh, PA, United States and formed around the Frick family's 19th-century residence known as "Clayton." It focuses on the interpretation of the life and times of Henry Clay Frick, industrialist and art collector. 
7227 Reynolds St., Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
Made up of:
Carnegie Museum of Art 
Creating experiences that connect people to art, ideas, and one another. Believing creativity is a defining human characteristic to which everyone should have access. CMOA collects, preserves, and presents artworks from around the world to inspire, sustain, and provoke discussion, and to engage and reflect multiple audiences.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Carnegie Museum of Natural History is a scientific institution and strongly supports evolution as the only scientifically rigorous and strongly corroborated explanation for the amazing diversity of life on earth – now and in the past. Evolution is a process of inherited change that takes place over time and explains both the diversity of life on earth as well as universal similarities among all living things. It is based on observable evidence from the fields of biology, paleontology, and geology.
4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Carnegie Science Center
Recipient of the 2003 National Award for Museum Service, Carnegie Science Center inspires and entertains by connecting science and technology with everyday life. Providing valuable scientific experiences, Carnegie Science Center engages in outreach programs that serve Pittsburgh’s diverse community.
One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15212
The Andy Warhol Museum 
The Andy Warhol Museum is located on the North Shore. It’s the largest museum in North America dedicated to a single artist. The museum holds an extensive permanent collection of art and archives from the Pittsburgh-born pop art icon Andy Warhol. The Warhol is one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh and is a collaborative project of the Carnegie Institute, the Dia Art Foundation and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
117 Sandusky St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Local Tip:
"My favorite museum in Pittsburgh is the Mattress Factory, and Mr. Roboto Project is a cool music venue to check out. Another fun thing to do is go to the Victory Pointe Arcade in the Southside." – Jackson M.