Teenage girl painting at an easel in an art class. The easel says Blick art materials

The Art Connection, 2018–2019

$300 (Members: $270). Scholarships available. All materials are included.

They have potential. They have ideas. We provide the instruction, the inspiration, and the space to create.

The Art Connection is Pittsburgh’s premiere art program for students in grades 5 through 9. Learn drawing, printmaking, painting, sculpture, and mixed media, culminating with a student exhibition at Carnegie Museum of Art. Entering its 90th year, The Art Connection combines big ideas and practical know-how to prepare young people for a world of visual information and creative problem-solving.


September 22–December 1, 2018 (no class October 13 or November 25) and continuing January 5–March 2, 2019 – (18 Saturdays).

The Art Connection is organized by grade level. Students enroll in morning or afternoon classes:

  • Morning classes: 10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
  • Afternoon classes: 1:15–3:15 p.m.


To register, please visit our program page, and select a grade level and time.

Questions? Contact the Program Registration Coordinator at programregistration@carnegiemuseums.org, or call (412) 622-3288. Scholarships are available.