Explore the Cultural District
The Cultural District, a project of The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, is home to Downtown's dynamic art and entertainment scene. Discover a multitude of choices for live entertainment, contemporary music, modern dance, visual art and thought-provoking theater, as well as classical music, opera, ballet, popular musical theater, film, and more. You can find new and exciting things to do year-round in the Cultural District.
Located between the Convention Center and Stanwix Street in the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh, the 14-square block Cultural District encompasses over 90 retail shops, 50 dining establishments, seven world-class theaters, eight public parks and art installations and a dozen art galleries. Visit our facilities page and plan your visit section for more information on Cultural District destinations.
The Cultural District attracts over 2,000,000 patrons annually, offering a cultural variety unmatched by many U.S. cities.
Whether you're planning a romantic night on the town, a family outing or making time for friends, the Cultural District offers something for everyone to enjoy.
In addition to the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, member companies of the Cultural District include:
The Cultural District is home to the city’s High School for Creative and Performing Arts. Additional organizations that regularly utilize Cultural District theaters and spaces include: