Register early – Registrations are processed in the order received. No spaces will be held without full payment.

There are four easy ways to register:

  1. Online
    Available now by clicking here.
  2. By Mail
    Winter Registration Form  ···  Summer Art Camps Registration Form
    Return the completed registration form to:
    Pittsburgh Center for the Arts School
    1047 Shady Ave.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232
  3. By Phone or Fax
    Registrations are accepted with credit card payment only.
    Phone: 412-361-0455 (dial x324 after 5 pm)
    Fax: 412-362-4589
  4. In Person
    Rigister in person at the School weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm. Call 412-361-0455 x324 for evening and weekend hours.

Payment Options: Make checks payable to Pittsburgh Center for the Arts (a $35 fee is charged for returned checks). Complete the Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express information on the registration form.

Cancellations and Refunds: Occasionally, classes are canceled due to insufficient enrollment. In such cases, the Registration Office will notify you approximately 48 hours before the class begins and the full class fee will be refunded in the method as the original method of payment. No cash refunds are available. The Center reserves the right to substitute instructors.

Camps: If you wish to cancel a child's enrollment in a camp, you must notify the Registration office no later than 5pm the Monday before the camp begins. You will be charged a $30 cancellation fee ($25 for Summer 2008 Art Camps) and will receive your refund in the form of a Pittsburgh Center for the Arts Gift Card, redeemable for a future class or camp.

Membership fees are non-refundable. Processing of refunds takes approximately 3 weeks.

Transfers: A $15 transfer fee will be charged for all transfers. A transfer may be made by calling the Registration Office at 412-361-0455 x324. No transfers will be accepted after 5 pm the Monday before the camp begins.

Camp Info: It is the responsibility of the student to appear in class on the correct day and hour without additional notice from the PCA School. There are no prerequisites for admission unless specifically stated in the class description. Your child may be pictured in PCA promotional material.

Waiting Lists: Waiting lists are maintained for full classes. Students must request that their names be placed on the waiting list, and will be contacted if space becomes available in the requested class. Students then have 12 hours to notify the Registration Office of intended enrollment before their space is offered to another student.


Joshua Andra
Studio Arts Program Director
412-361-0455 x340

Lindsay Woge
Director of Childrens Programs
412-361-0455 x325

Sue Howard
Filmmakers at the Center Director
412-361-0455 x326

our programs

10 Reasons to Support the Arts

Every year over 25,000 children, teachers and professional artists collaborate, create and learn through the PCA's School and Community Programs in Partnership with the PA Council on the Arts.

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Sunday Nights at Regent Square Theater

May Sundays
Lovers on the Run

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Visit our Shop

The PCA Shop promotes and sells the work of local artists. We currently represent over 150 artists in disciplines ranging from fibers and print to ceramics and glass...

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