Free Arts Encounters

Free Arts Encounters

Please note, all Free Arts Encounters are virtual for 2020 – 2021 until further notice.

PITT ARTS offers over 100 Free Arts Encounters and takes over 8,000 undergraduate students on the Pittsburgh campus each year on excursions to the most sought-after art events in the city, such as the opera, ballet, symphony, theatre, galleries, museums, film, concerts, and more. All programs are FREE to all full-time undergraduates at the Pittsburgh campus and include free transportation, great free tickets and a free meal or dessert reception. Each Arts Encounters program includes educational experiences such as live demonstrations, dialogues, and opportunities to meet international performers and artists such as Esperanza Spalding, Spike Lee, and Emanuel Ax. Undergraduate student leaders trained by PITT ARTS, lead the PITT ARTS Free Arts Encounters.

To recap:

FREE great tickets for 30-50 Pitt undergraduates
FREE transportation for the students
FREE meal including brunch, dinner or dessert
Compelling educational encounters with artists, soloists, and other talent
Led by a team of skilled undergraduate leaders

How to get on Free Arts Encounters programs:

Pittsburgh campus undergraduates are automatically opted in to receive emails about the Free Arts Encounters to their Pitt email. You may also contact PITT ARTS by calling 412-624-4498 or visiting the office at 907 William Pitt Union.

There is nothing quite like PITT ARTS’ Free Arts Encounters on any other campus in the country.