August Wilson Center

exterior view of the August Wilson Center

The sleekly modern August Wilson venue offers multiple exhibition galleries, a 492-seat theater for performances in all genres, an education center for classes, lectures and hands-on learning, and dazzling spaces for community programs and events. 

The African American Cultural Center is the non-profit organization that owns the August Wilson venue. For rental inquiries, visit the African American Cultural Center pages on

Upcoming Performances

The Duo Brunch
August Wilson Center
August Wilson Center - African American Cultural Center

New Bag Policy

A guest to a Pittsburgh Cultural Trust venue or event may enter with one bag that is no larger than 16” x 16” x 8”. The definition of a bag includes, but is not limited to, purses, tote bags, duffel bags, suitcases, knapsacks, backpacks, packages, cartons, paper sacks, briefcases, portfolio cases, binocular cases, camera equipment cases, and any other type of device or vessel used for carrying or concealing items. Bags are subject to search and theatergoers may be requested to open their jackets prior to entering. Guests with prohibited items may return them to their vehicles. Unattended items left outside the facility doors will be discarded to ensure patron safety.


The address is 980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

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Nearby garage parking to the African American Cultural Center.
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A project of The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Seating Chart

African American Cultural Center Detailed Seating Chart