Special Arts Programs

Citiparks Special Programs

Learn more about a few of the many special art programs coordinated by the Citiparks Community Enrichment Program.

  • After School Programs - The Kid Smart Club, a K-5 program exploring Science, Math, Art, Reading, and Technology coming soon to select Citiparks Recreation Centers.
    • Academic tutoring is available Monday through Friday.
  • Roving Art Cart – Each summer children can enjoy creativity in nature's studio—the great outdoors—when the Citiparks Roving Art Cart visits neighborhood parks and playgrounds.
  • Summer Dreamers - The Community Enrichment Program partners with the Pittsburgh Public Schools to take students on wild Urban Adventures and provide activities to stop summer learning loss.
    • Activities include explorations in science, math, reading and the arts. 
  • ARTWorks - For a ten day period each spring, the City-County Building's grand lobby is a mecca for exhibiting the artistic talent of the City of Pittsburgh's employees, their family members and household members.
    • Paintings, photographs, drawings, pottery and jewelry will be featured works of art.
  • Harrisburg Holiday Ornament Project - If you like being creative with fabric and making handmade ornaments, sign up with your center director for the annual Harrisburg Holiday Ornament Project.
    • Citiparks sends the ornaments to Harrisburg to be hung on the Pennsylvania capitol tree.
  • PPG Gingerbread House Display & Competition - The ladies from several senior centers work on this annual holiday project.
    • Visit the PPG Wintergarden each year to see the gingerbread house display!


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