Education & Outreach

We provide educational experiences to thousands of students each year through our programs and work with hundreds of schools and non-profit organizations to share the resource of acclaimed authors visiting our community. We invite you to get involved with us!

Author speaking to kids at a local school

Authors to Schools

Each of our Words & Picture authors visits an area school while six additional schools actively participate through videoconferencing technology–what an amazing opportunity!

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Book Signing with Chris Grabenstein

Discounted Tickets

We strive to be accessible, affordable, and welcoming. You’ll find standing discounts for students as well as for book clubs and school groups. We even offer free tickets for qualifying schools and non-profit organizations.

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Activities in the library

Community Partnerships

Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures loves to partners with area non-profits whose work relates to the author’s area of expertise.

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Non-profit sponsor table in lobby

Tabling Opportunities for Non-profits

Non-profit organizations are invited to have an info table at our events when appropriate to the lecture topic.

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Upcoming Lectures

Headshot of Rebecca Senf

Rebecca Senf


Picture of Caroline Kim & Alexander Chee

Caroline Kim & Alexander Chee


Photo of Terry Tempest Williams

Terry Tempest Williams

OCT 12

Lee Gutkind headshot

Lee Gutkind

OCT 19