This public programming series by artist Lena Chen and the Jaded Collective celebrates the art and culture of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.
We are agents and advocates for public art.
Njaimeh Njie, The Village, part of Homecoming: Hill District, USA, 2016–2019.
Projects & Programs
We believe art builds community and increases social connection.
Events & Opportunities
Artists can reserve a 30-minute time slot to meet virtually with Derek Reese, Program Manager of Artist Services. This meeting time can be used for feedback on artist portfolios, assistance with applications or drafting letters of interest, or identifying upcoming opportunities.
Pittsburgh Creative Corps Call for Artists
The Pittsburgh Creative Corps is open to all artists living and working in southwestern Pennsylvania, including those working in visual arts, literary, performance, and other forms of practice. The application deadline for spring review is Monday, March 11, 2024 at 11:59 PM EDT.
We work at the convergence of public art and civic design.
Add Value Add Art
This guide outlines various project types and best practices for artist selection, budgeting, contracts, and more, and is a valuable resource for both public and private entities.
Temporary Public Art and Placemaking Report
In 2015,OPA and Neighborhood Allies launched a new partnership that resulted in the creation of the Temporary Public Art and Placemaking initiative.
Artist Residency Resource Guide
For organizations that would like to develop an artist in the public realm residency, as well as for artists who are interested in initiating their own collaborative projects in the public realm.
Pittsburgh Artists Working in Community
This case study explores how we have used the Aesthetic Perspectives framework to develop and evaluate our Artist Residencies and Civic Engagement Programs.