Arts & Culture
The Allegheny County Airport Authority and the PIT Art in the Airport program believe that the arts add value, meaning, and connectivity to our lives and are a vital component of public spaces. The Arts & Culture program at the Pittsburgh International Airport aims to elevate the visitor and staff experience with diverse art installations and engaging performances throughout the airport campus. We are dedicated to showcasing dynamic art and performance produced by local, regional, national, and international artists in all media.
How to Apply
The PIT Art in the Airport program accepts proposals from artists, performers, curators, and cultural institutions on a rolling basis. Proposals may include visual and performing art of all mediums. All proposals for artwork displays, performances, or other events at Pittsburgh International Airport or Allegheny County Airport are reviewed by the Manager of Arts and Culture and the Airports’ Art Advisory team. The Art in the Airport program’s mission is “To manage an art program of style, diversity and beauty to be enjoyed by our traveling public and employees that also promotes public art and enhances the airport environment.”
The Art in the Airport program is generously supported by contributions from The Heinz Endowments and the Richard King Mellon Foundation.
Questions about Arts & Culture at PIT?
Visual Arts Program
Pittsburgh International Airport and the PIT Art in the Airport program have embraced the visual arts as a unique way to enhance the traveler experience and the Pittsburgh community. To directly connect travelers and airport staff to our region’s vibrant art and culture, the Allegheny County Airport Authority continues to present exciting art exhibitions and an evolving roster of artists-in-residence. Visual artists in all mediums are encouraged to apply.
Performing Arts Program
The performance program at Pittsburgh International Airport presents a wide variety of performances in all mediums. Artists working in music, spoken word, dance and performance art are encouraged to apply. Assist PIT’s Art in the Airport program in sharing a style, diversity and beauty that highlights the Pittsburgh region’s talent and enhances the traveler and employee experience.
Sense of Place Program
The Sense of Place program is part of the airport’s commitment to connecting the Pittsburgh region’s unique art, culture, cuisine, individuals and institutions to create a connection with travelers and staff moving through the Pittsburgh International Airport.