PNC Grow Up Great Early Childhood Program

children at PNC Grow Up Great event

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust partners with area arts organizations and artists to provide children ages 3-5 attending downtown Pittsburgh daycares with high quality arts experiences in areas of literacy, music, creative movement, dramatic play and visual arts.

Participants attend the Pittsburgh International Children’s Theater School Day Matinee series, enjoy arts and literature based mini-residencies with Gateway to the Arts Teaching Artists, Jazz Jr. Jam Sessions with members of the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra, and summer Storytime sessions and Stories Through Art visits with master storyteller Alison Babusci.


Small World Early Learning and Development Centers 1 & 2
Brightside Academy at 925 Liberty Avenue & 412 Smithfield Street
Metropolitan Preschool and Nursery at 940 Penn and 332 5th Avenue
KinderCare Early Learning Center

For more information, call 412-471-6079 or email

Made possible through leadership funding from


Program Partners: Gateway to the Arts, Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra