Thank you!

Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures gratefully acknowledges support from the following foundations, corporations, organizations, and individuals.

Photo of the audience in the lobby before a Ten Evenings lecture

Presented by

Bank of America

In association with

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh

Public Support

Allegheny Regional Asset District

Pennsylvania Council On The Arts


Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Bloomberg Philanthropies
EQT Foundations

Grable Foundation
Laurel Foundation
Pittsburgh Indian Community and Friends


Andy Warhol Museum
Aurora Reading Club
Bank of America
Carlow University
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Chatham University
Federal Home Loan Bank
Hunter Associates
Jewish Healthcare Foundation
Karen B. Greb CFP – Merrill Lynch
Pittsburgh Consortium of Independent Schools

The Pittsburgh Foundation
Point Park University
Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC
Rodef Shalom Congregation
St. Edmund’s Academy
University of Pittsburgh Honors College
University of Pittsburgh Press
Winchester Thurston School

Board of Directors

Christopher A. Amar, President
Sheila Washington, Vice President
Kevin Lavelle, Treasurer
Pam Connelly, Secretary
Lena G. Andrews
Karina Chavez
Emilie Hammerstein

Susan B. McIntosh
Susan Morris
Sydney Rochelle Normil, Esq.
Nicole Shapiro
Kornelia Tancheva
Stephanie Taylor
Ron Vassel
Stephanie Flom, ex-officio

Literary Circle

Christopher Amar and Cheryl David
Stephanie Flom
Bill and Melissa Hallett
Alice B. Mitinger
Jim and Susan Morris
Anu Reddy

Nicole and Steve Shapiro
Laura Heberton-Shlomchik and Mark Shlomchik
Tom and Jo Ann Succop
Ron A. Vassel
Sheila A. Washington


Anonymous (2)
Russ and Kathy Ayres
Richard and Tingle Barnes
Jayne Adair and Basil Cox
Kristina and Peter Gerszten

Laurie Graham
Susan McIntosh
Barbara Rudiak, Ph.D.
Mindy Sanjana
Janie and Harry Thompson


Tamara Abell
Arleen Adelson
Betsy and Bill Amis
Anonymous (2)
Robin J. Bernstein
Mary and Russell Brignano
Linda B. Burke
Geri Chichilla
Pamela Connelly
Patricia K. Crumrine, MD
Joyce Culyba
Rebecca Culyba
Ann and Marty Davis
Jan Fink
Lynda Flom
Neil Resnick and Susan Greenspan

Peggy and Jack Hill
John and Nita Kellum
Ron and Lida Larsen
Mancini’s Bakery Inc.
Barbara Carpenter and Michael Miller
Mark and Nikki Nordenberg
Suzanne and Richard Paul
Judy Horgan and Steve Pavsner
Richard E. Rauh
Lee and Myrna Silverman
Kornelia Tancheva
Joshua and Stephanie Taylor
Drs. Robert and Lindsay Turner
Ellie Wymard


Angela and Dana
Anonymous (15)
Sherry Bloom
Lena Andrews and Scott Bricker
Susan S. Cercone
Karina Chavez
Mimi Derthick
Sylvia Keller and Bill DeWalt
Kimberly Francis
Caryle Glosser
Peggy Gold
Emilie Hammerstein
Dr. Gail Pesyna and Dr. John Hooper
Amy Kellman
Ellen Kessler
Caitlin Koerber
Bruce Herschlag and Mary Korytkowski
Judy Kuechenmeister
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Ladick
Christian S. LaLumia
Eileen and Nicholas Lane
John Liberatore
Amy Morgan

Mr. and Mrs. David O’Loughlin
Annie S. Rivers
Tim and Judy Robison
Dodie Roskies
Florence Rouzier
Lisa Scales
Patricia S. Schroder
Charlie and Marlene Smithers
Mary and W. Henry Snyder
Jeffrey and Sandra Solomon
Janet Squires
Carrie and Tim Stanny
Alice Bright and Robert Sullivan
Steven Abo and Holly Swartz
Claire Tintori
Chris Traviss
Judy Vaglia
Holly VanDine
Anoo and Viju Verghis
Deborah Walker
Lu-in Wang
Marylynne Pitz and Mark Weitzman Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation
Carole and Harvey Wolsh
Darlene S. Wood


Vicki Abel
Anonymous (28)
Elnora M. Balser
Virginia Best
Barbara Blazick
Ginger Briles
Karen Brown
Laurie and Frank Bruns
Carol Byers
Pat Calabrese
Debra Caplan
Meredith Mileti Cohen
Polly Connelly
Nancy J. Crouthamel
Barb Dickson
Ms. Dallas DiLeo
Jon and Aileen Drosendahl
Nancy Gale and Dave Duggins
Donna Hoffman and Richard Dum
Ilene Fingeret
Sylvia Fischer
Marilyn H. Fitzsimmons
Julie Forsythe
Dr. and Mrs. Raymond Frizzell
Susan Gorham
Barbara Grance
Gail L. Gratton
Paula and Howie Harris
Marlene Haus
Rebecca and Martial Hebert
Jean Herrity
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Herward
Leah Hoechstetter
Lisa Honkala
Patricia Hopkins
Adrienne Irwin
Bonnie and Bob Isacke
Ann Kelton
Holly Maurer-Klein and Paul Klein
Dr. Laurie E. Knepper
Mary Lou Kuhns
Jill Leahy
Kate Lennen
Kathy Lipsitz
Kathryn Logan
Judith and James Longo
Stephanie Lonsinger
Drs. Joan Harvey and Michael Lotze
Julianne Maher

Sue Martin
Bob and Helen McAfoos
Sharon McCarthy
Melissa McDonough
Sybil and Kevin McKeegan
Heather McNaught
Abby L. Morrison
Richard D. Mowrey
Nancy Nahi
Sheila Nathanson
Alexander Neal
GayLynn Neal
Sydney Rochelle Normil, Esq.
Katie Nowak
Melissa Saul and Ronnie Parker
Michele Pazul
Camilla Pearce
Kathryn Pepper
Lynne Porterfield
Kimberly Ressler
Julie and Harold Rodakowski
Cindy Ross-Katz
Mimi and Roy Ruzomberka
Arlene Sablowsky
Karen and George Schnakenberg
Dee Seiffer
Becky Senior
Lynne and David Siegel
Mary Simons
Nathaniel Stephens
Joyce Stuber
Michelle S. Switala
Susan Tanzer
Debra and John Thompson
Jeff Tischler
Deborah Tranter
Robin Turner
Richard Chesnik and Stephanie Valetich
Rachel Walton
Saundra Waseleski
Rhonda Wasserman
Betsy H. Watkins
Judith W. Weinberg
Eileen Weiner
Pamela Weiss
Lawrence Martin and Matthew Wensel
Amy Woodall
Liz Caplan and Steve Zelicoff
Mario Zinga


Gwen Agna
Anonymous (24)
Roxana Barad, MD
Mary Jane Bent
Joyce Berman
Sharon Bernstein and John Bitsko
Patricia Brady
Catherine Caplan
John and Susan Cosgrove
Judith A. Diorio
Kristen and Michael Dougherty
Donna Dzurilla
Ericka Fink
Leonna Hudacsek Fisher
Don Friedman
Josh and Denise Green
Lynda Hagan
Betsy Hawley
Roberta Konefal-Shaer
Matthew Lancaster

Allison Lee-Mann
Eleanor Mayfield
Lorna McGhee
Marilyn and Dick Myers
Torey Naylor
Roz Neiman
Shawn Nelson
Linda Profozich
Carol Reichbaum
Paola Scommegna
Rebecca Shapiro
Julia Silverman
Joshua Smith
Martin Staniland
Cathy and Caitlin Stechschulte
Ann Strong
Julie and Millard Underwood
Samuel Yousem
Beth D. Zak

Last updated August 2020
Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures will not sell, trade or share a donor’s personal information with any individual or organization. The mission of Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures is to connect celebrated authors with the community, elevate civic discourse, and inspire creativity and a passion for the literary arts.