Pittsburgh International Airport

Art in the Airport



 
 


Creating a Sense of Place

Creating a sense of place involves connecting an airport to the region it serves through art, culture, cuisine, individuals and institutions. We are pleased to partner with museums, artists, musicians and others in Pittsburgh’s vibrant arts community to showcase our region’s unique amenities and enhance travelers’ experience in the terminals.

Mission of the Art in the Airport Advisory Committee

To manage an art collection of style, diversity and beauty to be enjoyed by our traveling public and employees that also promotes public art and enhances the airport environment.

Showcasing Cultural Assets
Pittsburgh International Airport’s Art in the Airport program is dedicated to showcasing the wonderful arts and cultural assets of the Pittsburgh region. From internationally acclaimed artists to heralded sports legends, the PIT collection reflects Allegheny County’s diverse cultural attractions.


View the PIT Art Collection

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Art and Cultural Object Collection
Including art in the passenger experience at PIT has been an important goal dating to installation of Alexander Calder's Pittsburgh at Greater Pittsburgh International Airport. From internationally acclaimed artists to heralded sports legends, the PIT art and cultural object collection re­flects Allegheny County’s diverse cultural attractions.

Yesterday’s Airport of Tomorrow



The historical, architectural and cultural significance of Greater Pittsburgh Airport (1952-1992) has been recognized by the Pennsylvania Bureau of Historic Preservation, and is presented in an interactive display in the transit level lobby of the airside terminal at Pittsburgh International Airport. View the historical display brochure here .

Artist Submission Form

Interested in submitting art or performing at Pittsburgh International Airport?

A completed proposal must be submitted to opa@pittsburghartscouncil.org.  For list of upcoming deadlines, please contact opa@pittsburghartscouncil.org.  All proposal materials must be zipped into one folder, and transferred via FTP sites such as Dropbox or Google Drive, please just include one link in your email.  Individual files or incomplete applications cannot be reviewed.
 
Download Art Proposal Form
 
The Art Advisory Committee reviews all requests for display of artwork, performances, or other arts events at Pittsburgh International Airport or Allegheny County Airport.