Enrichment and the Arts

By May 2017…

  • Assemble, a maker space that fosters learning and creativity, will offer experiential learning to promote creative thinking and build confidence through making by connecting 2,000 students to artists, technologists, and makers via workshops and engagements.
  • Attack Theatre will create an exciting new in-school performance and movement residency inspired by STEAM concepts that will allow educators and students to explore STEAM concepts through dance.
  • Saturday Light Brigade (SLB) will welcome over 500 students of all ages to be on the radio live on The Saturday Light Brigade, train 40 high school students through the Pittsburgh Youth Media program, and publish more than 100 stories at pghyouthmedia.org.
  • The Center for Contemporary Craft will launch an initiative to offer making activities to at least 12 regional K-12 schools, in its metals and wood studios, impacting 300 students.
  • Light Bright Beautiful Pupperty will share its new ART and STEAM programs and performances with 2000+ children, educators and caregivers in Allegheny county.
  • Squonk aims to engage 5,000 kids in the Pittsburgh region with Cycle Sonic, a program that inspires students to embrace their own creativity and recognize positive ways to be citizens.
  • The Arts Education Collaborative will graduate at least eight teachers from its new Induction Program for Arts Educators.
  • Steeltown Entertainment Project will allow 125 youth to gain expertise in film and media making through hands-on, expert-led, technology-enhanced after school learning experiences. These experiences include partnering with the Lighthouse Project, creating a Schools to Careers video for Amachi Pittsburgh, and partnering with Perry High School Media Arts program. Steeltown will also create a new student-made television programs for “The Reel Teens: Pittsburgh” airing on FOX 5