Tours of our facility and current exhibits are available to K-12 school groups, colleges and universities, parent-teacher organizations, businesses and community groups. Tours can be complimented with pre and post visit materials and may be referential to the appropriate grade level and course curriculum. Tours generally occur during normal hours of operation: 11 am - 6 pm, Tuesday - Saturday.
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All tours and activities accommodate a maximum of 25 participants. One free chaperone per 10 students is required during visits. Additional adult chaperones are charged the student rate of $5 for school visits.
The Café is available for groups in need of an eating space before, during or after a tour. Tour groups may bring lunches or purchase bag lunches for $7 each. Bag lunch included a sandwich, apple, bag of ships and water. Lunch requests must be submitted at least two weeks in advance.
School bus parking permits are available at 980 Liberty Avenue directly in front of the August Wilson Center. Please contact the August Wilson Center for more information. For general parking, receive real-time parking information for Pittsburgh's Cultural District by visiting parkPGH.org or calling 412.423.8980.
To reserve a tour, a 50% deposit must be paid in advance by credit card, certified check or money order. The full balance is due upon arrival and may be paid by cash, check, debit, credit or money order.
The August Wilson Center Cultivation Department must be notified in writing of cancellations, rescheduling requests or increases and decreases in attendees no less than two weeks (10 business days) before the scheduled tour. Parties may fax or e-mail cancellation requests. If fewer than ten business days are given, groups will forfeit their 50% deposit amount.
Last Minute Requests
Facility & Exhibition tours and activities made fewer than two weeks in advance are subject to a non-refundable $30 fee. This allows us to make our tour guide available with little advanced notice.
Please e-mail tour requests to:
Alecia Shipman - Associate, Cultivation at firstname.lastname@example.org
August Wilson Center for African American Culture
980 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Or email Cultivation at email@example.com.