Year of Creativity

Upcoming Events

22 Jan
Summer 2019 Creative Research Exhibition

Featuring the work of students who participated in the 2019 summer research opportunities with the University Honors College, including the Studio Arts Field...

23 Jan
Laser Cutter and Adobe Illustrator with The Open Lab @ Hillman

During this interactive workshop, you will learn how to: use Adobe Illustrator to create a 2D digital design, safely use the Epilog Zing laser to cut and...

30 Jan
Vinyl Making with The Open Lab @ Hillman

In this hands-on workshop, participants learn to create vinyl stickers or other precisely cut items using Silhouette Studio software and a Silhouette Cameo 3...

January 30, 2020 1:00 p.m.
30 Jan

Art in public spaces can play a role in how the University community interacts with the campus and each other. Provost Ann Cudd and Senior Vice Chancellor...

January 30, 2020 4:00 p.m.
30 Jan
photo of Center for Creativity Open Mic crowd

Bring your talent. Bring a friend. Bring it on. We provide a stage, a mic, and a supportive environment, whether you're an experienced performer or a...

January 30, 2020 8:30 p.m.
05 Feb
LAB 3: Oblivion

A touching and funny—and very modern—tale of parents, children, and the gulf that sometimes exists between them. Uber-hip Brooklynites Pam and Dixon take...

February 05, 2020 8:00 p.m.
06 Feb
photo of two coffee cups with coffee coats

Pre-registration required: register here Cold coffee got you down this winter, or tired of playing hot potato after pouring a hot tea? Don’t you wish that...

06 Feb
2 people working with clay

As part of the University of Pittsburgh’s Year of Creativity celebrations, the University of Pittsburgh is partnering with Union Project to offer a 6-week...

February 06, 2020 6:00 p.m.
06 Feb
The Verge

THE VERGE by Susan Glaspell (Trifles) was first produced by the Provincetown Players in the 1920s. While this non-realism play begins comedically, Glaspell...

February 06, 2020 8:00 p.m.
11 Feb
photo of typewriter

Pre-registration required: register here! “If you’re afraid you can’t write, the answer is to write." - Richard Rhodes Want to write, but not sure where...

20 Feb

Every estranged member of the Lafayette clan has descended upon the crumbling Arkansas homestead to settle the accounts of the newly-dead patriarch. As his...

February 20, 2020 8:00 p.m.
21 Feb
digital drawing of superhero woman

Pre-registration required: register here Do you love superheroes? Have you ever wanted to create your own character? If so, This is the workshop for...

28 Feb
Beyond Microtonal Music Festival: Guitarist John Schneider and Brightwork newmusic

Co-presented with The Andy Warhol Museum Grammy award winning guitarist, composer, author and broadcaster John Schneider performs music by Lou Harrison and...

February 28, 2020 7:00 p.m.
29 Feb
Beyond Microtonal Music Festival: Symposium Session

This symposium will feature recent scholarship on microtonal music by John Jansen - "Field of Sound: The Harmonic Series and Instruments of Glenn...

February 29, 2020 10:00 a.m.
29 Feb

Free Alia Musica, Kamratōn, NAT 28, Lindsey Goodman, Nuiko Wadden, WOLFTRAP, Ted Mook, Pauline Kim Harris, Aaron Myers-Brooks. Including music by Catherine...

February 29, 2020 2:00 p.m.
29 Feb
Beyond Microtonal Music Festival: Ray-Kallay Duo and Mikro Ensemble

Co-presented with The Andy Warhol Museum Finland’s MikroEnsemble performs works by Christina Athinodorou, Sampo Haapamäki, Devon Tipp and...

February 29, 2020 7:00 p.m.
01 Mar
Beyond Microtonal Music Festival: Pre-concert Symposium and Concert

Co-presented with The Andy Warhol Museum Pre-concert Symposium: 6-7:30 p.m. John Schneider (Keynote), Del Sol String Quartet and Johnny Reinhard Concert...

March 01, 2020 6:00 p.m.
03 Mar
photo of typewriter with Instagram icons

Pre-registration required: register here Instagram offers a way to combine words and images into a new kind of creative experience: think beyond...

20 Mar

Join us in Spring 2020 for a community festival to celebrate the creative spark in all of us! More details will be announced as planning continues.

March 20, 2020 5:00 p.m.
22 Mar
Pitt Jazz Composers

Free - The Pitt Jazz Composers Concert will feature original compositions by Pitt faculty, students, staff, and alumni. All works will be performed by the...

March 22, 2020 2:00 p.m.
02 Apr
Head Over Heels

A jukebox musical featuring the songs of The Go-Go’s, Head Over Heels is the story of what happens when the royal court of Arcadia is threatened by the...

April 02, 2020 8:00 p.m.
14 Apr
What is Creative Placemaking? And Do Universities Have a Role to Play in It?

Join us for our Year of Creativity symposium. Shoshanah B. D. Goldberg-Miller, PhD is Assistant Professor specializing in arts administration and policy in...

April 14, 2020 9:00 a.m.
14 Apr
Year of Creativity Celebration

All Year of Creativity Funding Opportunity Awardees along with the University of Pittsburgh community will be invited to celebrate the Year of Creativity and...

April 14, 2020 4:00 p.m.