If you’re a fan of theatre, music, art, festivals, and events, we’re pretty sure you’ll love Pittsburgh! This city is well known for its unique cultural attractions and entertainment… we’re very proud of the abundance of cultural opportunities. But this thriving cultural entertainment scene didn’t spring up out of nowhere… we’ve got the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to thank for that!
Learn more about the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, how The Gayle Blonar Team helps to support them, and how you, too, can support arts and culture in Pittsburgh.
What is the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust?
The PCT is a nonprofit arts organization whose sole purpose is to promote the cultural development of Downtown Pittsburgh. Focused on the Cultural District of Downtown, the PCT oversees over 1 million square feet of commercial and residential space that includes public facilities, restaurants and retail, and residential homes. The PCT also offers special programs, events, and classes to all ages.
Where (and What) is the Pittsburgh Cultural District?
Spread across 14 blocks in the heart of Downtown, the Cultural District is a dynamic center for art and entertainment that includes music, dance, visual art, theater, events, festivals, and more. There are restaurants, galleries, and public squares.
There are major performance venues like the Benedum Theater & Concert Hall, Byham Theater, Harris Theater, Arcade Comedy Theater, and the August Wilson Center. There’s Theater Square, Katz Plaza, and even the Trust Arts Education Center.
Programs Offered Through Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
The PCT doesn’t just oversee real estate in the area. They also offer a huge variety of programs, workshops, and classes for all ages through their Arts Education Department. Programs are offered for adults, school-aged children, and early childhood ages.
The PCT also promotes public art throughout the cultural district, in places like Allegheny Riverfront Park and the Katz Plaza.
Festivals & Events Organized by the PCT
Love festivities and events? The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust oversees numerous events and celebrations throughout the year, from the Gallery Crawl to the Children’s Theater Festival. There’s the Three Rivers Arts Festival, the Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts, India in Focus, and so much more!
How the Gayle Blonar Team Supports Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
The Gayle Blonar Team is a proud supporter of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. We want to showcase all the great things the PCT is doing for the Pittsburgh community and encourage residents new and old to participate, take part, and help out.
Anyone who signs on with The Gayle Blonar Team to buy or sell their home will have the comfort of knowing that a donation will be made to the Trust. It is our pleasure to donate $100 for every home bought or sold.
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Not only will we make a donation toward the promotion of art and culture in Pittsburgh; you can also be assured that your real estate interests are in good hands! We’re life-long Pittsburghers, we know the city and we take Pittsburgh-pride in providing excellent service to our clients. Our primary goal is making sure you have a successful and stress-free real estate experience.