Year of Creativity

Pitt (Still) Creates!

The spirit of creativity is alive and well despite social distancing. Stay in the loop about virtual events and other workshops through the Center for Creativity.
A group of people kneeling on the ground around a large communal painting

Inspired Ways to Stay Connected

With many people coping with loneliness from self-isolation, the Center for Creativity is offering creative prompts, exercises and other outlets to stay connected with each other.
A purple sign that reads, "Open Lab," on a table filled with 3D-printed objects, in different colors.

Learning through Making at Open Lab

The University Center for Teaching and Learning’s Open Lab features new technologies like virtual reality, 3D printing and laser engraving video that can bring courses and projects to life in new ways—and they’re free and open to faculty and staff.
A display that reads: "But is it art?"

Public Art Makes Campus More Vibrant

A new Art on Campus initiative will serve to enrich information about current artworks on the Pittsburgh campus, as well as recommend locations for installations of new acquisitions and donations.
"Light Up"

Public Art on Campus Gets A Closer Look

A new steering committee is being formed to take a closer look at public art on the Pittsburgh campus and to discuss what pieces might be added in the future.

Year of Creativity Proposals Due Jan. 31

Faculty, staff and students who have ideas for projects potentially funded by the Year of Creativity should submit their proposals by Friday, Jan. 31.
Holiday card photo of the Commons Room

Staff Member’s Photo Earns Uncommon Honor

Chris Keys’ photo of the Commons Room decorated for the holiday season was selected as the artwork for the University’s 2019 holiday card.

University Library, Center for Creativity Hosting Mister Rogers Activities

The Center for Creativity and University Library System celebrate the legacy of Fred Rogers and his connection to the University with a special event.

Wanted: Original Artwork and Photos for Holiday Card

The Office of the Chancellor is looking for original artwork and photos to potentially include on the University’s annual greeting card.

Explore Identity and Community with 6-Word Stories

Members of the Pitt community are invited to join a story workshop at Hillman Library to discuss, write and share extremely short stories.